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Pupil Support Assistant MOR03515

Pupil Support Assistant MOR03515

Posted 13 November by Moray Council
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Job Description

Assist teaching staff in providing a supportive and positive learning experience for children with additional support needs, assisting them with their personal needs and promoting their independence.

Responsibilities
  • Support Learning and Teaching Activities.
  • Provide support to children and young people with additional support needs.
  • Attend to the personal care and health including the medical needs of pupils with additional support needs and assist in maintaining a safe, healthy and hygienic environment.
  • Support pupils with their mobility needs.
The Individual
  • Experience of working with children & young adults of school age in a caring and supportive environment
  • Educated to ‘standard’ level or equivalent and a demonstrable understanding of English and Arithmetic.
  • Ability to observe professional confidentiality and implement sound judgement
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Ability to work under guidance and direction of teaching staff
  • Ability to assist young people with special educational needs in personal/medical care.
  • Ability to express a patient and non-confrontational approach when dealing with children and young people who display challenging behaviour.
  • Ability to demonstrate empathy and tolerance and to respond positively to a variety of additional support needs
  • Ability and commitment to undertake further training /development as required
  • Rapport with children/young adults
  • Flexible and adaptable to the changing needs of the Service
  • Reliable
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Effective interpersonal skills and organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a demanding environment
  • Able to assist in and carry out certain lifting tasks associated with the care of dependant young people

Temporary up to 28 June 2019

Closing Date: 13 November 2018
Starting Salary: £16,584 (pro rata)
£8.62 per hour
15 hours per week x 2 posts (term time only)
11.33 hours per week x 1 post (term time only)

Proposed interview date: 26 November 2018

For further information contact: Milne's Primary

Reference: 36510295

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