Letham Primary School and Nursery class is a non-denominational school catering for Nursery to P7, situated in the Craigshill area of Livingston and is part of the Inveralmond Learning Community. The school works hard to provide an inclusive and nurturing environment for children and their families in an area of economic and social deprivation. The school is in SIMD decile band 1 and our free school meal entitlement is 46%
The school role is currently 216 pupils split into 8 classes. Our nursery provision for this year is 30 am and 30 pm places and is currently staffed with a full time Nursery teacher, one full time, two part time Nursery Nurses and two part time pupil support workers. The majority of our nursery pupils transition to Letham Primary. The school is currently staffed by a Headteacher, seconded Depute Head Teacher eight full time teachers, tow part time teachers , Support for learning teacher, RCCT teacher and a specialist brass teacher. The school is supported by a team of eleven pupil support workers and two members of clerical and admin staff. A pupil support base staffed by pupil support workers helps to provide support for the emotional and educational needs of some of our learners. The school building is spacious and provides a bright and attractive working environment for pupils and staff and includes The Community wing provides a range of training opportunities for parents and a well-established playgroup. Our parents are very supportive of the school and although we don’t have a Parent Council, we have a strong group of parents who have engaged in the wider life of the school and have provided valuable support in evaluating our work. Our free breakfast club is well attended with around 150 children attending daily. There is a good uptake of Early Learning and Childcare in the nursery.
The school has excellent relationship with the Cluster School, partners and the local community.
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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: 18/02/2018
Letham Primary School