Class Teacher, West Lothian

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Kirknewton Primary SchoolWest Lothian
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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £32,034-£40,206
Contract term: Fixed Term

At Kirknewton Early Years Setting and Primary School positive relationships are at the heart of our school community; nurturing learning, achievement and happiness.

Kirknewton Primary School is looking to recruit a temporary teacher. This is a part time position, teaching for 2 days, the 2 days can be flexible to suit the candidate. The teacher will have responsibility for delivering Literacy and English support for learning, in small groups and during individual sessions, for pupils P2 to P7.

Experience in delivering SfL is preferable, however this position would also suit an experienced class teacher who may be seeking a different experience, providing a rewarding and exciting opportunity.

Kirknewton Primary and Nursery

Kirknewton Primary School is a non-denominational school serving a rural village and the surrounding area.  The school caters for nursery to Primary 7.  The school is within the West Calder High School cluster but also has close links with Balerno High School cluster due to the majority of Primary 7s transitioning to Balerno High, which for the majority is their catchment school.

The school strives to identify and overcome barriers to learning and prides itself on providing an inclusive learning environment for our children and their families. We work closely with our partners to support the needs of the children within the school.

The current school roll is 189, with 30 nursery places available both am and pm and full day provision. From August 2019 the nursery will be open for 50 weeks of the year and there will be 24 full day spaces available, with six spaces for morning/afternoon.

 Our School and Nursery aims are:

To build resilience across our school community ensuring our children develop their mental, emotional, social and physical health and well-being now and in the future.
To value and develop respect for our own selves, our communities and our world.
To promote creativity through curiosity, open-mindedness, imagination and problem-solving skills developed in high quality learning experiences and play opportunities.
To include and value the contributions of every member of our school community, providing support to ensure equity for all learners
To be an enthusiastic, life-long learning community, working together to realise our potential and achieve success.
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.  Successful candidates will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment and the cost will be met by the candidate.

The fee for a Full PVG Scheme Membership is £59 or Existing Member is £18. The £59 cost (where appropriate) will be deducted from your salary over a 1 or 3 month period by repayment schedule.  If your employment concludes before the amount is re-paid in full, the outstanding balance will be deducted from your final salary.


Closing date: 08/12/2019

Reference: WEL03902

Kirknewton Primary School, 21 Station Road, Kirknewton

More about Kirknewton Primary School
Address: 21 Station Road, Kirknewton, West Lothian, EH27 8BJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1506 881461