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Langholm Primary SchoolThomas Telford Road, DG13 0BL
£16,855.01 - £17,947.23 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
27.5 hours per week


Learning Assistant PEF (Fixed Term)

Langholm and Canonbie Schools Cluster

£16,855.01 - £17,947.23

We are seeking to appoint a capable and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant with the desired personal qualities and skills to join the staff team within the Langholm and Canonbie Schools Cluster based at Langholm Primary campus. You will be required to support pupils with additional support needs to overcome barriers to their learning and reach their full potential.

This position is for 27.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.

The successful candidate will be educated to SCQF Level 4 (e.g. Standard Grade General, National 4) or equivalent, including Numeracy and Literacy, and experience of working with children and/or young people.

Experience of working with children/young people with additional support needs. A willingness to undertake training will be required.

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. From 28 February 2011, preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to formal offer of employment being made by Dumfries and Galloway Council.

Applicants who have been resident outside the UK within the last 5 years, if offered a position, in addition to a Disclosure Scotland Check, will be required to provide a completed police record check from the police authority in the country or countries in which they were resident.

This post is fixed term for up to 12 months.

This post may be suitable for secondment. Agreement from your line manager must be sought before applying for this post

For further information please contact: Karen Vidler, DHT Email Address:

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