Pupil Support Assistant – Lochside Academy – ABC09379

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 45007

Closing Date: 45021

Location: Aberdeen, AB12 3LJ

Salary: £12.27 to £13.61 per hour

Pupil Support Assistant – Lochside Academy – ABC09379

Job Description
Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we’re looking for.
Location: Lochside Academy
Duration: Part time, Permanent & Fixed term up to 07 July 2023
Job Purpose:
To help promote effective learning, teaching, personal development and an atmosphere where pupils can achieve to reach their potential under direction and supervision.
The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:
PVG membership for regulated work with children or, a willingness to obtain prior to a formal offer of employment being made
The post holder is expected to demonstrate:
Proven oral communication, literacy and numeracy skills
Empathy, patience and tolerance and to respond positively to a variety of additional support needs
Ability to maintain confidentiality

The post holder will be expected to:

Support learning and teaching activities in the classroom.

Support pupils during learning activities and breaks including lunchtime.

Promote positive behaviour and positive relationships.

Assist with the preparation, organisation and use of resources.

Ensue the care, welfare and health and safety of pupils.

Administer and provide medical and/or personal care for pupils as required.

The Individual
See Job Profile for further details.
Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.
Flexible Working
We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.
Disability Confident
We are a Disability Confident Employer. If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact Askhr@aberdeencity.gov.uk.
Armed Forces
We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme. We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families: armedforces@aberdeencity.gov.uk. We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.
Guaranteed Interview Scheme
We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

have a disability
are care-experienced and aged 16-29
are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

Further information can be found at https://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/services/jobs

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About Disability Confident

A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.