- Linlithgow Academy Braehead Road Linlithgow, EH49 6EH
- £25,189 - £27,123 per year pro rata
- Contract Type:
- Fixed Term
- Position Type:
- Part Time
- 27.5 hours per week
27.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year, fixed term until 11/08/2024.
Linlithgow Academy is a six-year comprehensive school offering our 1339 students in the Linlithgow Area a progressive, relevant, challenging and enjoyable curriculum with opportunities for personalisation and choice. We strive to ensure that students have the highest quality learning experiences.
We offer the full range of National Qualifications found in a modern Scottish secondary school. We aim to provide experiences that result in a creative and enterprising attitude in our students, to develop young people with a sense of pride and ambition to contribute positively to the local, national and international community.
Linlithgow Academy offers the opportunity for all students to succeed. The excellent facilities available, allied to commitment of our staff, allow us to offer all of our students the highest possible standard of education in a safe, caring and stimulating environment - an environment in which all members of the school community are valued and their achievements recognised.
The successful applicant will work with and support school pupils by undertaking a range of activities relating to the general supervision, safety, care and wellbeing of pupils under the direction of the designated teacher; and to act as a facilitator for the full participation and integration of children and young people with severe to complex needs.
The skills and experience you must have are the ability to demonstrate experience and knowledge required to carry out the higher level duties outlined in the job description; a working knowledge of alternative communication methods; and the ability to undertake training and apply your learning to the care of the pupils with severe and complex needs (e.g. administering medication, personal care)
We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds
West Lothian Council are committed to far reaching changes to the way we deliver our Education Services. These changes include giving you the support and environment that you need to get on with your job and develop your abilities. Our dedication is demonstrated by the whole council achievement of the Investors in People Standard and always aiming a little higher in our service delivery and improvements.
This post is considered Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) 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 a formal offer of employment being made by West Lothian Council.
This position requires registration with the SSSC. The successful candidate will have six months from commencement in this post to register with the SSSC. If you are already registered with SSSC you will be required to add West Lothian Council to your account