Class Teacher, West Lothian

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Winchburgh Primary SchoolWest Lothian
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £26,895-£35,763
Contract term: Permanent

Winchburgh Primary is a non-denominational primary school serving Winchburgh village and the surrounding rural community. The school is part of the Linlithgow Academy cluster and works very closely with its cluster schools to continually seek to improve and develop the learning experiences of all pupils.

At present, the school roll is 177 pupils at the P1-7 stages of the school and nursery provision for 40 children.

The staff consists of the Head teacher, an Acting Principal teacher, nine class teachers, Nurture teacher, a Support for Learning teacher, four Nursery Nurses and 4 Pupil Support workers. The school has visiting specialists for brass and woodwind instruction one day per week for pupils from primary 5 to primary 7.

Staff demonstrate strong collegiality, distributed leadership and teamwork and this maintains the positive ethos for learning and teaching in the school.

Winchburgh Primary has strong partnerships with parent/carers, the local community and outside agencies. The school is committed to developing and maintaining strong multi-agency working relationships to support the learning needs of all pupils and their families.

We are located on a joint campus site with Holy Family, RC Primary school and have very close working relationships with our fellow campus school.

This session, the priority for improvement is to develop excellence through raising attainment and achieving equity:

  • Curriculum development -mathematics
  • Professional Enquiry

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. 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 the West Lothian Council.

Closing date: 14/01/2018

Reference: WEL02415

West Lothian School
Glendevon Park

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More about Winchburgh Primary School
Address: Glendevon Park, Winchburgh, Broxburn, West Lothian, EH52 6UE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1506 890202