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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:   Aberdeen City wide

Duration:  Casual/Relief, as and when required

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

Please see Job Profile for further details


Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

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

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:  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