Education Support Worker

£17,240 - £17,939 per year pro-rata
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Harmeny Education Trust is a sector leading children's charity, providing therapeutic care and education for children with complex additional support needs. We work with children of primary up to early secondary stage, both on a day and all-year-round residential basis. The school is situated in Balerno, on the outskirts of Edinburgh, in a beautiful thirty-five-acre estate, which includes residential and education accommodation, mature woodland, community garden, orchard, wildlife habitats, children's play areas and a mountain bike track.

An opportunity has arisen for an Education Support Worker to join our dedicated Education Team to provide learning support and promote engagement with learning, within the classroom and other learning environments. This is a permanent post for 30.5 hours per week, term time only.

Candidates should have a willingness and ability to work with children who have additional support needs and ideally a qualification relevant to working with children.

We are highly committed to the professional development of all our staff and the post holder will access comprehensive training and development opportunities.


SVQ3 in Social Care (Children & Young People) or equivalent is desirable


Point 13 to Point 15 (£17,240 to £17,939 pro rata)

Plus 5% Qualification Allowance, if applicable

Plus additional 5% Allowance for extra duties within residential school environment

To find out more about this rewarding post, please contact Yvonne Buchanan-Coutts, Assistant Manager - Teaching & Curriculum on 0131 449 3938.

To apply, please complete the application form via our recruitment section at Please note CVs will not be accepted. Alternatively, you can request an application pack by email at or by telephone on 0131 449 3938.

Closing Date: Wednesday 30th May 2018

Interview Date: Wednesday 6th June 2018

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