35 hours per week, fixed term until 5th January 2020
Peel Primary School is a non-denominational school serving the community of Eliburn in Livingston. It is part of the Inveralmond Community High School cluster. The roll of the school is approx., 401 pupils organised into fifteen classes. There is no nursery within the school and pupils are drawn from a wide range of early years provision. The school building includes a very well used community wing which is utilised by an after school club and other community groups. The senior leadership team comprises the Head Teacher, Depute Head Teacher and two Principal Teachers. In addition to fifteen class teachers, there is a team of pupil support workers, a support for learning teacher and specialist provision for art and drama. The school office is staffed by an administrative assistant and a clerical assistant.
Peel Primary School has earned a very good reputation within the community and is well supported by the parent council and the wider parent forum. The parent council works in close partnership with the school and provides support in identifying areas for improvement. There are well developed, supportive partnerships with local groups, businesses, community police, church and a local nursing home.
The school has achieved 4 Eco Schools green flags, has Fair Trade Aware status and is working towards level 2 of the Rights Respecting Schoolsâ€™ Award.
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 Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Successful candidates will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment and the cost will be met by the candidate.
The fee for a Full PVG Scheme Membership is £59 or Existing Member is £18. The £59 cost (where appropriate) will be deducted from your salary over a 1 or 3 month period by repayment schedule. If your employment concludes before the amount is re-paid in full, the outstanding balance will be deducted from your final salary
Closing date: 18/08/2019
Peel Primary School ,Garden Place, Eiliburn East, Livingston