Clovenstone Pupil Support Assistant Vacancy

The City of Edinburgh Council are recruiting a Pupil Support Assitant based at Clovenstone Primary School Nursery.

The post is fixed term until 1st July 2022 working 30 hours per week during term time (39 weeks per year) with a salary of £18,860 – £19,142 per year.

This role is to provide 1:1 support for a child with additional support needs in the nursery.


Purpose of Job

To work collaboratively as a member of the school or early stages team assisting in meeting the educational, care and welfare needs of all pupils ensuring those with additional support needs who are able to attend a mainstream school, can effectively access the curriculum. To be flexible and assist in carrying out general clerical duties as and when required in support of pupil learning. To provide support and assistance in the day-to-day operations of the school or early stages as directed by the Head Teacher or nominated staff.

Major Tasks

Under the direction and supervision of teaching or nominated staff, the post holder will be required to support pupils in the classroom and throughout the school learning environment through organised activities, providing support, assistance and encouragement to help each individual child achieve the best learning outcomes possible. Accordingly, a range of tasks may be delegated to Pupil Support Assistants. It is not intended as a complete list of tasks that
a Pupil Support Assistant could perform, nor is it intended that a single Pupil Support Assistant would be able to take on all these tasks.


You can read the full job description and apply for the post online here. The closing date for applications is Thursday 19 August 2021.

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