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, 27 teaching staff, 8 nursery nurses, 2 Early Years Officers, 8 Pupil Support Workers, an Administrative Assistant and 2 Clerical Assistants.
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 617 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.
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: 09/12/2018
Simpson Primary, Leyland Road, Westerinch, Bathgate, EH48 2SG