Pupil Support Assistant

£15,285 - £17,191 per 4weeks
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Communities and Families

Pupil Support Assistant
The Royal High Secondary

Starting salary: £15,285 (sessonal 39 weeks)
Hours: 36

Based in the west of Edinburgh, The Royal High School is one of the oldest schools in Scotland, and has a strong sense of history, but prides itself on being very much a school of the 21st Century. It is a non-denominational 6 year comprehensive, with pupils drawn from 4 catchment primary schools: Blackhall, Clermiston, Cramond and Davidson's Mains. A significant number of placing requests are received each session. Year groups are capped at 220, and the school roll is currently 1259 for session 2016/17.
The school was the subject of a HMIE inspection in 2007, and local authority follow-through visits in March 2009 and May 2010.

The Senior Leadership Team (SLT) comprises the Rector, four Depute Rectors and the Business Manager.
The current teaching staff complement is 86.89 FTE with 21.21 FTE staff other than teachers.
The school was refurbished in 2004, and enjoys a high standard of accommodation. The facilities are used extensively outside normal school hours, and the school has recently been designated a Community Sports Hub.ICT facilities are very good, and have recently been upgraded.

Further information about the school can be found on our website www.royalhigh.edin.sch.uk, or if you require further information about the post please contact the school by email at or telephone 0131 336 2261.

This post is within the Integrated Support Team (Guidance and Support for Learning) working with pupils with additional support needs.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults,
under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. 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 the City of Edinburgh Council.

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