Head Teacher, Springfield Primary School, 22.2, CD 23/10/16

West Lothian Council
£53,187 per year
05 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

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Head Teacher, Springfield Primary School & Bonnytoun Nursery School, 35 hours per week, closing date 23rd October 2016

Springfield Primary School and Bonnytoun Nursery School are jointly managed.

Springfield Primary School is a semi open plan, non-denominational school situated in the town of Linlithgow. The school is part of the Linlithgow Academy cluster of schools. Staffing consists of a Head teacher, Depute Head teacher and 14 class teachers, a part time Support for Learning teacher, two Reduced Class Contact Science teachers, specialist teachers for P.E, Music, Brass and Strings. There are also full time pupil and part time support workers who support learners across the school. Staff demonstrate strong collegiality and teamwork and this maintains the positive climate for learning in the school.  The school roll currently stands at 352.

Bonnytoun Nursery School is situated within its own grounds adjacent to the primary school.

It is a purpose built nursery serving the community of Linlithgow. Staffing consists a Principal Teacher, an Early Years officer, 4 nursery nurses, 1 pupil support worker, 2 wraparound staff and a part time clerical assistant.  

Nursery has 30 morning and 30 afternoon session as well as 48 full day children, who receive their 600 hours entitlement over 2 full days.  The nursery has well established links with its receiving primary schools in Linlithgow.

Springfield Primary School and Bonnytoun Nursery School have strong partnerships with parents and carers who support the work of the school. There is a very supportive Parent Council and PTA who are actively involved in the life of the school. The School Breakfast Club and ‘Out of School’ Care Club are well used families. 

West Lothian Council are committed to far reaching changes to the way we deliver our Education Services. These changes include giving you the support and environment that you need to get on with your job and develop your abilities. Our dedication is demonstrated by the whole council achievement of the Investors in People Standard and always aiming a little higher in our service delivery and improvements.

A relevant teaching qualification and registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland is essential.

This post is considered Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scotland Act 2007. From 28 February 2011 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 West Lothian Council.

See also:
22.2 Head Teacher - Springfield PS.pdf