Peel Primary School is a non-denominational school serving the community of Eliburn in Livingston. It is part of the Inveralmond Community High School cluster. The roll of the school is 401 with pupils organised into fifteen classes. There is no nursery within the school and pupils are drawn from a wide range of early years provision. The school building includes a very well used community wing which is utilised by an after school club and other community groups. The senior leadership team comprises the Head Teacher, Depute Head Teacher and two Principal Teachers. In addition to fifteen class teachers, there is a team of pupil support workers, a support for learning teacher and specialist provision for art and drama. The school office is staffed by an administrative assistant and a clerical assistant.
Peel Primary School has earned a very good reputation within the community and is well supported by the parent council and the wider parent forum. The parent council works in close partnership with the school and provides support in identifying areas for improvement. There are well developed, supportive partnerships with local groups, businesses, community police, church and a local nursing home.
The school has achieved 4 Eco Schools green flags, has Fair Trade Aware status and is working towards level 2 of the Rights Respecting Schools’ Award.
This year, the priority for improvement is raising attainment and the specific areas for development in session 2016-17 relate to curriculum development, further developing progression and assessment in numeracy through moderation, increasing pupil involvement and leadership, and making effective use of practitioner enquiry to enhance learning and teaching.
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 children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scotland Act 2007. From 28 February 2011 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 West Lothian Council.
Closing Date: 14th January 2018
Peel Primary School