Pupil Support Assistant (EL&C) (MOR05093)

Employer
myjobscotland
Location
Elgin, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
7 Oct 2020

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Description
Assist the early years team in providing a supportive and positive learning experience for children with additional support needs, assisting them with their personal needs and promoting their independence.
Responsibilities
  • Support Learning and Teaching Activities.
  • Provide support to children and young people with additional support needs.
  • Attend to the personal care and health including the medical needs of pupils with additional support needs and assist in maintaining a safe, healthy and hygienic environment.
  • Support pupils with their mobility needs.
The Individual
  • Experience of working with children & young adults of school age in a caring and supportive environment
  • Educated to 'standard' level or equivalent and a demonstrable understanding of English and Arithmetic.
  • SSSC Registered (current registration or registration within 6 months of taking up post)
  • Ability to observe professional confidentiality and implement sound judgement
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Ability to work under guidance and direction of teaching staff
  • Ability to assist young people with special educational needs in personal/medical care.
  • Ability to express a patient and non-confrontational approach when dealing with children and young people who display challenging behaviour.
  • Ability to demonstrate empathy and tolerance and to respond positively to a variety of additional support needs
  • Ability and commitment to undertake further training /development as required
  • Rapport with children/young adults
  • Flexible and adaptable to the changing needs of the Service
  • Reliable
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Effective interpersonal skills and organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a demanding environment
  • Able to assist in and carry out certain lifting tasks associated with the care of dependant young people

9 Posts are Available - Please state your preferred locations on your application

Post 1 - Aberlour Nursery- 16 hours per week (year round for 1 year)

Post 2 - Findochty Nursery - 16 hours per week (term time only until 25.06.21)

Post 3 - Portgordon Nursery - 24 hours per week (term time only until 25.06.21)

Post 4 - Seafield Nursery - 20 hours per week (year round for 1 year)

Post 5 - Seafield Nursery - 17.75 hours per week (year round for 1 year)

Post 6 & 7 - St Peter's Nursery - 25 hours per week (term time only until 25.06.21)

Post 8 - St Thomas Nursery - 24 hours per week (term time only until 25.06.21)

Post 9 - St Thomas Nursery - 30 hours per week (term time only until 25.06.21)

Closing Date: 6 October 2020

Starting Salary: £18,220 (pro rata)

£9.47 per hour

For further information, contact Isla Dickinson - 07966 120513
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