Classroom Assistant, Willowbank School, Kilmarnock - EAY08115

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Vacancy information
Reference EAY08115
Closing date 29/09/2022
Service EAYE Chief Executives Office
Based at Willowbank School, Grassyards Road, Kilmarnock
Salary £19,347.00 to £20,439.00
Hours 27.50 hours per week
Contract type Temporary
Work from home No

Job Description

Provide support to learners and teachers by undertaking a range of non-teaching duties, including classroom administration and practical tasks such as contributing to the preparation of teaching materials in order to assist with the promotion, delivery and integration of the key objectives in relation to those identified within the Education Service Plan and the Community Plan.



The duties of the post involve Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Successful applicants for such posts will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member in respect of Regulated Work with either or both of these groups as appropriate, or if they are already a Scheme member, be subject to a PVG Scheme Record Update, before any formal offer of employment can be made by East Ayrshire Council. Please note:- PVG members' records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant prior to any formal offer of employment being made.



This is a temporary part time, term time post based at Willowbank School, Kilmarnock. The hours of work will be 27.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday, to be worked at the direction of the Line Manager.

Willowbank School is a primary and secondary school for pupils with severe, complex and profound additional support needs. Experience of working with children with Additional Support Needs would be advantageous.

The full time salary for this post is between £19,347 – £20,439 per annum.

The actual term time, part time salary for this post is between £13,008 - £13,743 per annum.

This is a temporary post up until 16th August 2023.

We follow the national guidance in relation to pre-employment checks namely “Safer Recruitment Through Better Recruitment”. With regards to requests for references and in line with this guidance, during your application process you should provide details of a minimum of two appropriate and relevant references, one of which should be from your current or most recent employer. It is also a requirement that the reference from your current or most recent employer is from an appropriate senior manager and it is not a reference from a former peer operating at the same level.

Due to the current COVID 19 restrictions East Ayrshire Council will be utilising video conferencing for the recruitment of staff. If you are leeted/shortlisted for interview you will need to be able to participate in a video interview. Should you require support with this requirement you should advise Human Resources upon your invitation to interview.

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