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Juniper Green Primary School 20 Baberton Mains Wynd Edinburgh, EH14 3EE
£23,651 - £23,857 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
27.5 hours per week

Job Description

Children, Education & Justice Services

Clerical Assistant
Juniper Green Primary School Nursery

Salary: £23,651 - £23,857 (pro-rata for part time and sessional)
Hours: 27.5 per week, 39 weeks sessional

Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 3.15pm & Friday 8.30am to 12pm

Juniper Green Primary School is a co-educational non-denominational primary school. It serves the residents of the Juniper Green, Baberton Mains and Colinton/Hailes areas of Edinburgh, a broad social mix.

The school is a modern building with excellent educational facilities. There are 14 classes and a term time only nursery. The Headteacher and two Depute Headteachers all have a teaching commitment.

The school clerical assistant post is a key part of the office team at Juniper Green. Working alongside the business manager and school administrator they will provide support for the senior team, teaching staff and pupils.

The office team are a very important and integral part of the school and ensure the smooth day to day running of the school. It is essential that the successful candidate is a team player and has excellent organisational, interpersonal, I.T. and communication skills.

The clerical assistant will take responsibility for ordering of school resources using the council procurement system, keeping the medication paperwork, health care plans and medicines up to date, working alongside the Additional Support Needs team leader to issue invitations and minutes for child planning meetings and organising trips for class teachers. Additionally there will be a variety of office tasks, answering calls, using online payments system and online records management system, operating reception and dealing with pupils and parent and staff requests in a sensitive and appropriate manner.

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This post is regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check.  Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. An unconditional offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.

As part of our goal to improve our organisational culture and create a great place to work together for the people of Edinburgh, we want to make sure that we’re bringing the best people into our roles, not just in their skills and experience but also in their approach to work.

To help achieve this, we’re changing the way we interview and assess candidates by moving from a competency-based interview approach to a behavioural and technical (skills for the job) based approach. This new way of interviewing will allow us to assess how you think and how you would bring Our Behaviours of Respect, Integrity and Flexibility into your ways of working.

You can find out more on Our Behaviours web page Our Behaviours – The City of Edinburgh Council

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.

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