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Bucksburn Academy Kepplehills Road Aberdeen, AB21 9DG
£12 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

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:  Bucksburn Academy

Duration:  Fixed Term, Full Time



The Modern Apprenticeship Programme is targeted at building our workforce of the future.  Funding for training is available for applicants aged 16-19 and 20-24 (depending on the framework) and for disabled and care-experienced applicants between the age of 16-29. Please ensure, if you are applying for a Modern Apprentice post, that you meet one of these criteria.

About the Role:

The purpose of this post is to contribute, as part of a team, to the effective and efficient delivery of a high quality and responsive administrative school support service that will assist in the day-to-day operation of the school and devolved management procedures.

The post holder will require to work with supervision, within a clear framework of accountability. The post holder’s responsibilities will focus on providing support; processing, collating and maintaining information; and assisting others.


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:

Skills & Experience in:

Ability to understand and follow instructions

Ability to work within set out procedures

Self-motivated team player 

Understanding of:

Business Administration

Importance of customer service

Commitment to:

Completing the Modern Apprenticeship Programme

Willingness to learn, including using a variety of IT packages

Working effectively as part of the School Support Team 

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

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

  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer
  • Armed Forces Covenant Gold.png
  • Equally Safe at Work - Bronze
  • Scottish Living Wage
  • Carer Positive Employer in Scotland - Engaged