Personal Assistant, Primary Sector

Job Summary

Department: Ministry of Education

Salary: $28596- $37428

Grade: R38 - R31

Allowances: N/A

Deadline Date: Friday March 12, 2021

Days Left: 7

About the Job

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Personal Assistant, Primary Sector in the Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports. The successful applicant will be appointed before the commencement of the upcoming academic in 2021/2022, that is, prior to September 01, 2021.


To provide personal assistance to a pupil whose physical and cognitive development are delayed and who requires consistent personal help.  


The key responsibilities include:

  • Assists the pupil with his or her learning by providing help with assigned learning tasks
  • Promptly assists the pupil with meals and personal hygiene on an emergent basis;
  • Assists the pupil to engage as far as possible in the activities of the other pupils
  • Assists the pupil to move around the school yard and the playground when needed so that he/she can have access to the activities of the other pupils
  • Collects and records data which will assist in the monitoring of pupil’s progress
  • Support Integrated Student Support Services program in collaboration with SEN Focal Points, Guidance Counsellors and Educational Psychologist. 


The successful applicant should:

·         possess at least three subjects at the General Proficiency level minimum grade – Grade III

·         possess basic word processing skills.

·         Possess a clean Police Record

·          be able to communicate orally in a clear and concise manner. 

·         Possess good people skills to allow meaningful interactions between management, staff and students of the school.

·         Have a caring attitude and personality

·         Demonstrate personal qualities of understanding others, trust, empathy, maturity, conscientiousness, integrity and initiative.


Basic salary is in the scale R38 –31, that is EC$28,596- EC$37,428 per annum.


Application forms can be obtained from the Government of Montserrat’s website at (click on ‘Jobs with the Government of Montserrat’)  or by contacting the Human Resources Unit, Department of Administration, Brades, Montserrat by e-mail to or by telephone at (1 664) 491-2365/2444 or by fax at (1 664) 491-6234.  Certified copies of qualifications, police character certificate(s) as well as the names and letters of two referees must submitted with your application.


Completed application forms must be returned to the Human Resources Management Unit either by email, or by fax or by ordinary mail. These should be addressed to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Human Resource Management Unit, Office of the Deputy Governor, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat. The deadline for the receipt of applications is March 12, 2021. 

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