Learning Support Assistant - Whiteness Primary School

Shetland Islands
£15,000 - £19,999
10 Feb 2018
17 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
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Whiteness Primary School is a non-denominational school located in Whiteness. It provides Early Years to P7 education for children from Whiteness and Weisdale and the surrounding area. The structure of the school is an ELC setting offering flexible Early Learning and Childcare for 3-4 year olds for up to 6 hours a day 5 days a week and 4 composite primary classes. There are currently a total 117 pupils on the roll. The school is managed by a Head Teacher. The current staffing complement is 4 teachers assisted by support staff as required to meet school demands. The current Head Teacher is Mrs Rachel Colclough. Further information can be found on the schools website at https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/sh/whitenessprimaryschool/.

Under the direction of the Head Teacher, the Learning Support Assistants expected to support the delivery of high quality primary education and learning which effectively meets the needs of children.

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 D/E
  • Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.0846
  • Employees on the first point of grade D will be paid a Scottish Living Wage supplement of £0.03 per hour. The hourly rate will therefore be £9.59 per hour.
  • This post is not career graded.
  • Permanent Term Time Part Time post for 16.5 Hours per Week, 39.00 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
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • Not suitable for Job Share
  • Not suitable for Remote 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 atWhiteness Primary School

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Rachel Colclough - 01595 745380 or email

If youhave a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/79901542

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