Closing Date
29th August

Teaching Assistant (Maternity Cover) - Fixed Term Contract until 3rd April 2020 [Scotland]

Shifts: 40 per week

Locations: Harbour Point School, Musselburgh (EH21 6QD)

Job Type: Full time, Fixed Term with the possibility of extension, Term time only.

Salary Scale £17,076 - £18,500 per annum depending on experience.

Spark of Genius care for and educate young people who have social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. We are currently looking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to work as a Teaching Assistant within to effectively support our young people to progress with their learning and make positive behaviour choices at our Harbour Point school in Musselburgh. 

You will be required to work as part of a team, to create an environment, where young people between the ages of 8-16 who encounter social, emotional, behavioural and educational difficulties feel secure and can achieve their potential.

You should also have an ability to deal with difficult situations and make appropriate decisions in line with the policies and procedures of the learning centre, and be willing to undergo training as required. The successful candidate should also hold the relevant qualifications referred to in the job description and person specification.

If you have applied previously and were unsuccessful, we would like to hear from you again if you feel you have gained new skills or experience.

If you do not necessarily have the experience for the role, however, have the passion for working with our young people and feel you have transferable skills and qualities to do so, we would like to hear from you.

If you have applied previously and were unsuccessful, we would like to hear from you again if you feel you have gained new skills or experience.  

Please note as an organisation we do not accept CVs.