Pupil Support Assistant - Canal View Primary

Edinburgh, UK
18 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description
Communities and Families

Pupil Support Assistant
Canal View Primary School

Salary: £16,287 to £18,316 (pro rata for part-time and sessional) plus living wage allowance if applicable
Hours: 26.5 per week, term-time only (39 weeks per year) but can be subject to negotiation.

Canal View Primary School serves the community of Wester Hailes. The school has a broad social mix and the catchment contains areas of multiple deprivation, has a Free School Meal percentage of 52%, receives 'Positive Action' funding and is one of the eight Scottish Attainment Challenge Schools in Edinburgh. Canal View Primary School is organised into fifteen classes from P1-7 and has a Nursery offering 64 full-time places.

The school is led by a management team of a Head Teacher, Depute Head Teacher, 2 Principal Teachers and a Business Manager. There are eighteen class teachers and two full time and one part time Support for Learning Teachers ably supported by two part time School Administrators, an Early Years Officer, a team of Early Years Practitioners and Pupil Support Assistants, a Pupil Support Officer and a Service Support Officer.

The indicative working week will be 8.40am - 3.15pm Mondays to Thursdays and 8.40am - 12.30pm on Fridays but can be subject to negotiation for less than 26.5 hours per week.

For more information about the school please visit our website https://canalviewprimary.wordpress.com/

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.

The City of Edinburgh Council applies a Living Wage allowance to ensure that all employees earn at least £9.07 per hour. Successful applicants will be paid the hourly rate for the role, plus the allowance, in order to bring their earnings to £9.07 per hour.

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