Primary School Support Assistant, Royal School of Dunkeld PKC05293

Perth and Kinross Council
17 Feb 2019
07 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Primary School Support Assistant (Permanent) - PKC05293
£5,362 - £5,607 (13.75 Hours per week, Term-time only)
Royal School of Dunkeld

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to work as part of our team, someone who can contribute to the life and work of our school.

The successful applicant will support children with their play and learning and will help facilitate resource management and organisation for staff. They will have a role in providing basic first aid for our children and will supervise children during lunchtimes and playtime as well as on any excursions organised by the teacher.

Under the supervision of the class teacher, the successful candidate will support the quality of learning and teaching in the classroom by preparing and collecting resources and at times will work with children on a 1:1 or group basis.

For further information on this post, please contact Nicola Williams on.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please callto discuss.

About the School

At the Royal School of Dunkeld we are committed to excellence in all that we do to provide quality learning experiences for all of our children and young people. We are very proud of our school, our spectacular school grounds, the supportive and creative community we are situated in and the fantastic learning opportunities we are able to provide. All of the staff are committed to providing an atmosphere where everyone is helped and supported to do his or her best, both in class and outside the classroom.

We have a strong sense of ethos in our school and all children, staff and parents are highly valued and contribute to making our school and nursery a dynamic place to learn.
We are surrounded by outstanding school grounds, which provide a rich environment for learning and play and exciting new plans are underway to further enhance our outdoor environment. We are proud to hold both Health Promoting and Eco School status.

Our school serves a wide catchment area, including Birnam and Dunkeld, as well as Amulree and Glen Quaich, Dowally, Kincraigie and Butterstone. There are seven primary classes which can be both composite and single stage, as well as a wonderful Nursery which allows us to provide a seamless transition to Primary 1.

Further information can be found on the following websites:

Royal School of Dunkeld Website

Perth & Kinross Council Website

Please note we are also currently advertising a GE3 post (PKC05280) - applicants are welcome to apply for both posts.

The Individual

Experience of supervising children is essential.

You will have:

- Ability to manage children’s behaviour and support their self-esteem
- Experience of first aid
- Ability to organise and prioritise work
- Understanding that confidentiality is key
- Knowledge and skills of basic ICT
- Ability to work as part of a team.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.

Find out more about working for Perth & Kinross Council and living in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland here.

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