Nursery Teacher, South Lanarkshire

Closing date:New this week

Halfmerke Primary SchoolSouth Lanarkshire
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Education Resources

We are looking for a fully qualified GTC primary  teacher with experience or interest in teaching children within the Nursery.

At Halfmerke Community Nursery we aim to create a happy, safe and stimulating learning environment, providing education of the highest quality. Developing the whole child is important to us. We foster academic and aesthetic development, moral and social development and loyalty to both nursery and community.

South Lanarkshire Council schools have undergone an £800m+ modernisation programme. We have invested significantly in modernising school buildings and this project is believed to be the largest and most progressive in the UK.

The agenda now is to provide high quality education which will inspire learners, transform learning and strengthen communities.

It is our mission to make positive meaningful changes in the lives of young people. We aim to provide an exceptional learning and working environment for pupils and staff and work in partnership with parents, support staff and other professionals.

We are the fifth largest local authority in Scotland and we want to harness the passion and commitment that you have for teaching – so why not come and join us.

We are committed to the education, care and welfare of young people in a childcare environment.  You will assist in the delivery of the curriculum and contribute to whole nursery initiatives, as appropriate.


It is a legal requirement for any teacher teaching in a Scottish state school to be registered with GTC Scotland, General Teaching Council (Scotland) Registration.


Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.


Legislative Information

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

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 South Lanarkshire Council.

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South Lanarkshire Council / South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture are Equal Opportunities employers and encourage applications from all members of the community.

As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.

Closing Date:  Monday 17 December 2018

Reference: SLA04999

Halfmerke Community Nursery, Logie Park, East Kilbride, Glasgow, G74 4BU

Job location

More about Halfmerke Primary School
Address: Logie Park, East Kilbride, Glasgow, G74 4BU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1355 221982