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Braidburn Special School, 107 Oxgangs Road, Edinburgh, EH14 1ED
£21,697 - £21,979 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Term Time Part Time
25 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Education and Children's Services

School Support Assistant - Fixed Term until 28th June 2023
Braidburn School

Salary: £21,697 - £21,979 (pro-rata for part time and sessional)
Hours: 25 per week, 39 weeks sessional

Hours will be worked across Monday-Friday however start and finish times are negotiable.

The role of a School Support Assistant is an interesting, wide and varied job and can look different in each school, depending on their particular needs. This new post at Braidburn School will be based in the busy and welcoming school office, supporting staff and visitors with the day to day operations of the school.The ideal candidate will be someone with a proactive attitude to addressing general queries and good IT skills in Excel and Word in particular.

The post will appeal to someone who enjoys maintaining effective filing systems, organising meetings, maintaining basic databases and generally supporting the school to stay organised and efficient. Training will be offered where required and we welcome applications from those who would love to work in support role that makes a difference.Situated in the south-west of Edinburgh, Braidburn School provides a supportive learning environment for learners with additional support needs aged 2½ to 18 years old. Braidburn benefits from on-site multi-disciplinary therapy and medical teams in addition to our education staff.

This helps our learners achieve their full potential.For more information about the school, please visit the website

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.

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.

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

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