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Support for Learning Assistant

Craigclowan SchoolPerth and Kinross

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, passionate and enthusiastic Support for Learning Assistant to join our Support for Learning Department.This can be a full time or part time role and will initially be temporary until Summer 2021.

The successful candidate will be energetic, caring and encouraging and will enhance the learning experience for all the children they work with.She or he will have high expectations of pupils, excellent interpersonal and team-working skills, competent IT skills and will have the ability and willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of our school.

At Craigclowan we are passionate about childhood.We are a thriving, co-educational independent day school with a current role of 220 boys and girls aged three to thirteen.We are fortunate to be ideally located in a prominent and well-connected setting to the south of the Fair City of Perth overlooking this beautiful city, the River Tay and the incredible countryside beyond.As one of the largest preparatory schools in Scotland, we have excellent specialist teaching facilities for sport, music and the arts and each academic curriculum area.We enjoy an excellent academic record and a busy extra-curricular programme.However, it is our committed and talented staff who really make the difference; the excellent relationship between pupils and specialist staff and the ability of the staff to draw out the very best from the children is fundamental to what we do.We aim to provide a broad education and a strong academic stimulus with opportunities for each pupil to explore, make mistakes, learn and grow, both inside and outside of the classroom.

The job description, application form and information about the school can be found on the school website at

The completed application form should reach the Head’s PA, Jennifer Trueland, no later than 1700 on Monday 23 November 2020.This should be emailed to

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to a Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme check.

Craigclowan School Limited is a Registered Scottish Charity No: SC010817