It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale
19 hrs 25 mins per week
Monday - Thursday 1030-1500, Friday 0900 - 12.40 (less breaks)
Temporary until June
17 hrs per week
Monday - Wednesday 0845 - 15.10 (less breaks)
Posts are term time - 39 weeks per year
To start ASAP
You will be asked to indicate which post(s) you would like to be considered for when you complete the application form.
Both these posts are being re-advertised. previous unsuccessful applicants need not re-apply.
To provide care and assistance to individuals and small groups of pupils with additional
Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job Attachments') 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 be considered for interview.
The East Lothian Way
The ‘East Lothian Way’– values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work. Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours. Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.
Good standard of general education
Experience of working with or caring for children with additional support needs
Nursery Only: SSSC registration or agreement to register within 6 months from the date of appointment to this post is essential.
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 are 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.
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 GOV.UKwebsite.
For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link:
East Lothian Council Schools:
Further details on all East Lothian Council Primary and Secondary Schools, including individual school websites can be found here: http://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/directories/878/schools
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