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Job details
Employer Whitecraig Primary School
Location East Lothian
Salary £22,416-£35,763
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

Probationer teachers pending full registration by 14 August 2017 are eligible to apply for this post.

Whitecraig Primary School serves the village of Whitecraig and the surrounding area. The school roll is 95 and is growing, we have a morning only Nursery with capacity for 20 children. Currently, there are four classes in the school (P1/2, P3/4, P5/6 and P6/7), but there will be five classes from August 2017 (P1/2, P2/3, P4/5, P5/6 and P6/7). The school building is spacious and the pupils benefit from a large playground which was developed with support from the Parent Council and Support from the Start.

Job Details
To undertake class-teaching duties

Teach assigned classes together with associated preparation and correction.
Develop the school curriculum.
Assess, record and report on the work of pupils.
Prepare pupils for examinations and assist with their administration.
Provide advice and guidance to pupils on issues related to their education.
Promote and safeguard the health, welfare and safety of pupils.
Work in partnership with parents, support staff and other professionals.
Undertake appropriate and agreed Career Long Professional Development (CLPL).
Participate in issues related to school planning, raising achievement and individual review.
Contribute towards good order and the wider needs of the school.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Appropriate primary qualification
For Permanent Posts: Full GTCS Registration is required.
For Temporary Posts: Full/Provisional GTCS Registration is required.

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Additional Information
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Closing date: 25/06/2017

Reference: EAL02055

Whitecriag Primary School,
Whitecraig Crescent,

Locations and contacts

44a Whitecraig Crescent
East Lothian
EH21 8NG
United Kingdom