Play Assistant, Craigie Primary School, Perth in Perth - Falkirk Health and Social Care Partnership

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Perth, Scotland
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
5 days ago

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Job Description

Play Assistant - PKC08795
£7,049 - £7,455 (16 Hours per week, Term-time only)
Craigie Primary School, Perth

We are looking for an enthusiastic, nurturing and caring individual to join our small, welcoming team.

You should have a genuine interest and commitment to working with children in a professional capacity within an early learning and childcare environment. 

This is a permanent 16 hours per week contract, working between 10.45am and 2.00pm, Monday to Friday, during term time.

The Individual

The role is child focused which requires compassion, patience and sensitivity. A welcoming approach is also needed to generate a feeling of trust and safety for children and their family/carers. An interest in the development of children and their wellbeing is essential and the important qualities are kindness, ability to work in a team, respectfulness and to respect confidentiality at all times. 

As a Play Assistant you will need to demonstrate a commitment to achieving the required qualification within the timescales set by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Lesley Gibson, Head Teacher on 01738 472300.

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, 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.

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.

Find out more about working for Perth & Kinross Council and living in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland here.


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