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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Council Offices Sandwick Road Stornoway Isle of Lewis, HS1 2BW
£26,760 - £27,030 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week


Itinerant School Assistant (9570), Lewis & Harris
37 hours per week, Permanent Post
£26,760 - £27,030 per annum, inclusive of £2,742 Distant Islands Allowance per annum

The post holder will be required to:

  1. To provide sickness absence cover in schools in Lewis and Harris as a School Assistant
  2. To provide clerical, classroom and general support to the school under the direction of the Headteacher whilecovering in a school
  3. To undertake pupil welfare and pupil supervision duties under the direction of the Headteacher while covering in a school
  4. To undertake general office duties and provide support and assistance to school offices over Teams when centre based and to assist with invoice and order processing during peak periods as directed by the Business Manager Admin in conjunction with Executive Head Teachers.

Duties will include: handling and organisation of incoming/outgoing mail including electronic mail; ordering and receipting goods and services and dealing with returns using the Comhairle’s online Purchasing system; liaise with Education Staffing with regard to sourcing cover for absent teaching and non-teaching staff; provision of classroom support as directed by the class teacher; cash handling and banking of school monies.

You must have good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. The ability to word process letters, memos, documents and reports is essential. You must have excellent skills in oral communication, numeracy and writing.

A current full UK Driving Licence is essential.

Closing Date: Monday 27 May 2024

  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer
  • Scottish Living Wage