Class Teacher, Simpson Primary School, 22.10, CD 23/10/16

West Lothian Council
£26,895 - £35,763 per year
05 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Advert

Class Teacher, Simpson Primary School, 35 hours per week, closing date 23rd October 2016

Simpson Primary School is a non-denominational school serving the community of Wester Inch in Bathgate, West Lothian. The school accommodates 22 mainstream primary classes and a nursery class with a roll of 80 in the morning and 70 in the afternoon.

The school and nursery is currently staffed by a Head Teacher, a Depute Head Teacher, 3 Principal Teachers, 26 teaching staff, 7 nursery nurses, 1 Early Years Officer, 7 Pupil Support Workers, an Administrative Assistant and a Clerical Assistant.

The school has grown significantly in size since 2007 when it opened with 70 children and has recently been extended to accommodate additional classes. It now has a P1-7 roll of 553 pupils.

The school works very closely in partnership with parents/carers and the wider community and it has a very active and effective Parent Council that helps to enhance the experiences of the children and raise funds for a range of additional resources.

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:
22.10 Class Teacher - Simpson PS.docx.pdf