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  • Ref no: SOA04523
  • Published: 2/7/19
  • Closes: 28/7/19
  • Location: Queen Margaret Academy, Dalmellington Road, Ayr, Ayrshire, KA7 3TL
  • Salary: £28,397 - £31,098 per year
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Job Description

What is the role?

The Research Assistant will provide support to the local authority regarding the Attainment Challenge. This will ensure that the work of the Attainment Challenge continues to be evidence based and evaluated to show outcomes for children and young people.  The role will involve developing and collating research as well as writing up the results of the research for feedback to the local authority and Scottish Government.  In addition, the Researcher will also be involved in the evaluation of multi-agency, across- authority initiatives and Education Programmes.

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 Extra information:

The Grade of this post is Grade 2 / Level 8, the hourly rate is from £15.56 to £17.04 and the annual salary is from £28,397 to £31,098.

This post is temporary until end of March 2020.

Interviews are scheduled for Monday 5 August 2019.

This post is considered to be Regulated Work with children as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) (PVG) Act 2007. Accordingly the preferred candidate will be required to become a member of the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if already a Scheme member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made. If you wish further information on the PVG Scheme you can visit the Disclosure Scotland website at

Please note you may be required to meet the PVG Costs.

Closing date for applications is 28 July 2019.