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  • Ref no: PKC06268
  • Published: 14/1/2020
  • Closes: 28/1/2020
  • Location: Oakbank Primary School, Viewlands Road West, Perth, PH1 1NA
  • Salary: £7,074.00 - £7,604.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Term Time Part Time
  • Hours: 17.5 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Primary School Support Assistant - PKC06268
£7,074 - £7,604 (17.5hrs per week - Term time)
Oakbank Primary School, Perth

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic individual to join our busy school team at Oakbank Primary Monday to Friday from 10am to 1.30pm (17.5 hours).

Your main duties will involve a range of administrative tasks including filing, answering telephone, checking emails, school dinners system, supervising children and carrying out first aid as and when required (training will be provided).

This is a varied role undertaking duties that support the school's operational function.

The Individual

Ideally you should have experience of working in a school setting. Knowledge of administrative skills and IT would be beneficial. As the successful candidate, you must have excellent communication and organisational skills to support the operation of the school office as well as being able to work well in a team.

In a busy school environment you should be able to work well under pressure whilst remaining calm and positive.

The role may involve supporting children in a social setting at play-times and lunchtimes, therefore training in First Aid and knowledge of Child Protection procedures is desirable.

Please contact Paula Morrison, Head Teacher on 01738 477577 for further information on this post, if required.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees.  One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Online facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross.  If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills developed during a military career are transferable to local government roles.

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