Classroom Assistant – Gullane Primary School

Vacancy Information It is East Lothian Council’s policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale. Salary: £16187 – £17683 per annum pro rata (£8.87 – £9.69 per hour) Temporary part time position until 19th March 2019 25 hours per week, term time Monday – Thursday 0845 – 1520 & Friday 0845-1225 (less breaks) To start asap Gullane Primary is a co-educational and non-denominational school that provides education for children of approximately three to twelve years. At present there are 200+ pupils over nine classes. The nursery provision is for 60 children aged 3-4 years with 30 spaces in the morning and 30 spaces in the afternoon. This is subject to change dependent on need across the authority. The school building is of an open plan design and comprises seven open bases and two closed classrooms. The early years’ area has a quiet room/library and the upper/middle area includes a library and staff work base. There is a self contained nursery class which has its own entrance and play area. The school has a central hall which provides a multipurpose space for P.E., music, drama, assembly and dining. This space is also used for a range of after school activities throughout the session. The school team consists of Head Teacher, 1 FTE Principal Teacher, 8 FTE class teachers, part-time Support for Learning teacher/s, specialist teachers in Art, Music and PE, 3 classroom assistants and 2 ASN auxiliaries. There are close links with North Berwick High School and other cluster primaries. Gullane has a Parent Carer Council and many parents help in the School. Job Details To support the quality of teaching and learning to pupils and assist in the promotion of pupil development through support and involvement in learning activities. Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under ‘Related Documents’) for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job. You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form. You must ensure you meet every ‘essential’ criteria stated on the Person Specification to reach the interview stage. In cases where the majority of applicants meet all the essential criteria, the desirable criteria will be used to form a final short-leet. Job Requirements Relevant Qualifications Good standard of general education Nursery Only: SSSC registration or agreement to register within 6 months from the date of appointment to this post is essential. PVG Membership This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council. Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made. Please note: If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the website. Additional Information For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link: Non-teaching employment information East Lothian Council Primary Schools Further details on all East Lothian Council Primary Schools, including individual school websites can be found here: Primary Schools If you have any difficulties creating an account on MyJobScotland or applying for this post please contact the MyJobScotland support team via this link . If you require further information about this vacancy, please call, or email us on Please note: we do not accept CV’s. There is no function to allow you to upload a CV to MyJobScotland and we do not accept CV’s by post or email. All our vacancies must be applied for by completing the on-line application form.