Canal View Primary Pupil Support Assistant Vacancy

The City of Edinburgh Council are looking to recruit a Pupil Support Assistant based at Canal View Primary School.

The post is Permanent and Part-Time working 26.50 hours per week, during term-time only (39 weeks per year), with a salary of £16,287 to £18,316.

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.

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.

You cna apply for the post online here. The closing date for applications is Tuesday 24 September 2019.

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