SLA04858 - School Support Assistant - Hamilton Grammar School

Full Time | Hamilton, SCOTLAND | about 1 month

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Full Time
£8.74 - £9.69 per hour

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£8.74 - £9.69 per hour
Hamilton , Lanarkshire
Permanent, full-time
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Job Description

Education Resources

Location: Hamilton Grammar School, Auchincampbell Road, Hamilton ML3 6PE

Hours: 35 hours per week 

Weeks: 52


Within South Lanarkshire Council’s Education Resources it is our mission to make positive, meaningful changes in the lives of young people. We aim to provide an exceptional learning and working environment for pupils and staff, and work in partnership with parents, support staff and other professionals.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to the education, care and welfare of young people in an Educational Setting.

Hamilton GrammarSchool are looking for a School Support Assistant (mainly based in the school office)

Hourly rate £8.74 – £9.69 pro rata (pending wage review)

You will work as an effective member of the support services team within the Hamilton Learning Community, delivering a high quality service which supports pupils and staff and contributes to a positive school ethos.

You will provide a full range of office and administrative support to the school using existing education software and provide classroom support as required.   

Job Description: 

Candidates must have experience of the following:

  • Working in an office environment.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel.
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Flexible and adaptable.

Not essential but desirable:

Experience of working with children and/or young people in a formal setting.


Employment History/Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

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 South Lanarkshire Council.

Please refer to and click on Code of Practice for further information about the disclosure process and best practice.

Delivering a Fairer Future – Under the Council’s positive action programme, applications for this post are particularly encouraged from male applicants.

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South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.


Closing Date: Sunday 11th November 2018

Interview / Assessment: TBC

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