Pupil Support Assistant

April 17, 2024
£11 - £11

Job Description

Classroom Assistant/Pupil Support Assistant – Edinburgh – Full time opportunities available on a temporary contract basis.

The Social Care Community Partnership are currently recruiting for Pupil Support Assistants/Classroom Assistant for a school for children with complex additional support needs and autism which is based in Edinburgh.

The contract on offer is 30 hours – School term time

Salary: 11.78 p/h and pension.

The working pattern is around Monday to Thursday 8:40am – 3:30pm and Friday 8:40am – 12:20pm, but this can differ slightly dependant on the school.

Qualifications and experience:

  • It is essential to have basic literacy and numeracy skills.
  • SVQ2 in Early Years Care and Education, or National Certificate unit in Childcare & Education is desirable.
  • Experience working with people with additional/complex support needs is desirable.

Job details:

  • To support all pupils within the special schools environment by assisting them in the classroom and through organised activities.
  • Supporting pupils working together to encourage teamwork and cooperation.
  • Providing support to teacher and pupils in classroom learning/work as planned as part of the teacher’s programme.
  • Supervising and supporting groups in follow-up tasks set by the teacher.
  • Assisting in the use of play and craft activities.
  • Assist pupils with using computer software and equipment.

For more information about this job opportunity, please click apply and submit your CV to The Social Care Community Partnership or contact Karen Anderson on (phone number removed) for a confidential discussion.

About The Social Care Community Partnership:

The Social Care Community Partnership is Scotland’s premier social care recruitment agency, sourcing and placing Social Care professionals, support staff and administrators throughout Scotland and the rest of the UK.

Established in 2006, quality is built into everything we do; from day to day recruitment and selection processes, to The Social Care Community Partnership employees and to the Local Authorities, Government bodies and Third Sector/Non-Governmental Organisations that we work with. The client groups we work with range from Children and Families, Adults, Disabilities, Youth Offending and more. We recognise that our Social Care professionals make daily decisions that affect the lives of thousands of vulnerable people. The Social Care Community Partnership also has Investors in People Gold Award Status and Investors in Young People Award.