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Robert Douglas Memorial Primary School Spoutwells Road Scone, PH2 6RS
£15,925 - £16,828 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
27.5 hours per week

Job Description

Pupil Support Assistant (Fixed Term until 26 June 2025) - PKC11606
£15,925 - £16,828 (27.5 Hours per week, Term-time only)
Robert Douglas Memorial Primary School, Scone

This role provides a fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual to join our team at Robert Douglas Memorial (RDM) where we are committed to creating an ethos of inclusion.

The main responsibilities of the post are varied and include working as part of our team to support individuals and groups of children to access a curriculum which meets their individual needs.

We are looking to appoint a nurturing and committed person to join our large welcoming team.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate flexibility in approaches to meet a range of learner needs.  You will be able to develop positive and effective relationships with the children and our wider staff team which enables them to find creative ways to meet the individual needs of our learners. 

You will be committed to continually enhancing knowledge and skills through working collegiately and through CPD.  The ability to work independently and as part of the team is essential. 

The successful candidate will join a dedicated team at RDM who are committed to providing an excellent education for all young people and promote an ethos of inclusion.

The Individual

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Lynne Lambert, Head Teacher on 01738 454455 or at

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

Please APPLY 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, any offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of mandatory checks including eligibility to work in the UK, Disclosure Scotland or PVG, qualifications, references, and fitness to undertake the post. This may also include an Overseas Criminal Records Check if you have spent time living overseas.

A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

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 picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

At PKC our values and behaviours influence our work and support us in the delivery of the Perth and Kinross Offer. In your application, and should you be invited to interview, you will be asked to describe situations that support the criteria required in the role and which also demonstrate our values and behaviours. Find out more about PKC and you could soon be joining our team!

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What we can do for you

If you are successful in a role with Perth & Kinross Council, you will have access to a range of benefits to help your physical, mental and financial wellbeing.

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  • Young Persons Guarantee
  • Scottish Living Wage
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