Learning Support Worker - Sound Primary School

Shetland Islands Council
Upper Sound, UK
15 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
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To assist in the management and education of children and young people with additional support needs (ASN).

Sound Primary School is a non-denominational school located in the Sound area of Lerwick and provides education from nursery to Primary 7. The school structure currently consists of 2 nursery sessions per day and has 14 primary classes. There are currently 302 pupils on the school roll. There are 18 Class Teachers, 3 Support for Learning Teachers and a variety of Specialist Teachers. Our staffing also includes clerical staff, support staff, supervisors, crossing patrol assistants and a janitor. The school is managed by a Head Teacher and 2 Depute Head Teachers. The Head Teacher is Mrs Ann Marie Angus. Further information can be found on the schools website at or on our school blog at https://sh/website/

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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Additional Information
  • The grade of this post is F/G
  • Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.1172 per hour
  • This post is notcareer graded
  • Permanent Term Time Part Time post for 27.5 Hours per Week, 39 weeks per year plus 6.04 weeks (pro rata) paid holiday to be taken during school holidays
  • Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • We are happy to talk flexible working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Sound Primary School, Lerwick.

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Ann-Marie Angus, Head Teacher, onor email

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