Classroom Assistant Support for Learning, Senior School, Full time, fixed-term
As a classroom assistant within the Senior School Support for Learning Department you will support a variety of subject teachers and pupils from S1 to S6 in classes. Care is taken to provide continuity of support for pupils and you will have a role to play in the young people’s educational and social development. This role also requires the Assistant to undertake administrative duties as outlined by the Head of SFL.
- Assist pupils in class with their work
- Help pupils who require extra support
- Help to prepare class material if and when asked by subject teacher
- Ensure all pupils keep up with lessons and understand what is being asked of them
- Take part in CPD and other school based training
Skills and Qualities Required:
- Experience of working with children
- The ability to build good relationships with pupils, teachers and parents
- An understanding of how children develop and learn
- Good reading, writing and numeracy skills
- Good communication and organisational skills
If you thrive in an environment where you will support and nurture children to achieve the best they can, this post may be exactly what you are looking for. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with teachers to create a classroom environment that will enhance the learning experience for our pupils, and develop their thirst for knowledge.
Robert Gordon’s College has excellent standards of learning and teaching and staff are expected to bring out the best in pupils creatively, academically, personally and socially. The success of the learning process is due to the high expectations of responsive, caring and able teachers; therefore, the highest standards of staff performance and professionalism are also expected from Classroom Assistants.
Applicants for this position must be highly competent in both written and spoken English and will be asked to demonstrate this as part of the interview process.
The ability to work with online and electronically based systems would be advantageous with a level of teaching support will be provided via an online platform. Knowledge of working with Microsoft Office and Google Drive is also required although full training on the use of the College systems will be given as part of the successful candidate’s induction to the post, with ongoing training provided as part of best practice and continuous professional development.
This post is subject to the safe recruitment process required by the regulatory bodies associated with the services operated at Robert Gordon’s College, including a PVG check.
To apply for this post, please complete an application form and submit it, along with a covering letter explaining your reason for applying, via the ‘Apply Now’ section of our website. The closing date for applications is Tuesday 20 April 2021.
Further information on this position is available by using the ‘Request more information’ tab above.
Ensuring the social time our pupils have during morning and lunch breaks is safely overseen and supported is highly important to us at Robert Gordon’s College and we are currently looking for a keen and hard-working individual to join our enthusiastic and experienced staff team in the school playground.
As a Playground Supervisor, you will support children in the playground, helping to provide a safe and stimulating environment, whilst providing a reassuring point of contact for our Junior School pupils. During the time between morning and lunch breaks, you will form part of the Junior School administration team, undertaking general school duties.
The hours of work in this role are 10.15am – 1.30pm, Monday to Friday, term-time only. Full induction and in-house training is provided, including Child Protection and First Aid.
The ideal candidate will be a positive individual who is calm and caring and willing to learn new skills. If you have good people skills, plenty of enthusiasm, and energy and enjoy working in a friendly environment, we would be pleased to hear from you.
Benefits of working at Robert Gordon's College include a competitive salary and a benefits package that includes a Bike to Work Scheme, and internal & external Health and Wellbeing support, incorporating a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme provision, DSE allowance for eyewear ( that is required for work), a funded flu jab programme and an assisted computer purchase scheme.
To apply please visit the "Apply Online" tab above to download an application form for this post.
The closing date for applications is Tuesday, 27th April 2021.
ALL APPLICANTS FOR THIS POST MUST COMPLETE AND SUBMIT A ROBERT GORDON’S COLLEGE APPLICATION FORM. CVs ALONE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.