Class Teacher, West Lothian

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St John Ogilvie Primary SchoolWest Lothian
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £32,034-£40,206
Contract term: Fixed Term

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St John Ogilvie RC Primary School serves the communities of Livingston North (Eliburn, Deans and Knightsridge). The school roll is currently 391 pupils over 14 classes.

The staff team is comprised of a Head Teacher, Depute Head Teacher, 1 Principal teacher, 20 teachers, 11 pupil support workers and 2 administrative assistants.

The school population is marked by a diverse range of ethnic and social backgrounds. The school community enjoys strong links with the local parish of St Peter’s in Carmondean and benefits from highly effective parental and community partners. St John Ogilvie is part of the St Margaret’s Academy cluster of schools. These partnerships are also evident in the school’s strong and collaborative culture.


Our Vision Statement

Working together as a vibrant learning community of faith and friendship, where everyone is valued and respected.



It is our aim that you will see and hear:

  • Happy and healthy children who have the chance to thrive in a nurturing environment.
  • Quality learning experiences which motivate and challenge us.
  • Opportunities within our community for everyone to be leaders of learning.
  • Strong, positive partnerships across our wider school community.
  • Participation in prayer and worship, where we grow in faith by trying to live like Jesus every day.

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.

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.

Written approval by the Catholic Church will be required for this position.

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


Closing date: 27/10/2019

Reference: WEL03793

St John Ogilvie Primary, Harburn Avenue, Deans, Livingston

More about St John Ogilvie Primary School
Address: Harburn Avenue, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 8NQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 141 887 9500