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Job details
Employer Balbardie Primary School
Location West Lothian
Salary £26,895-£35,763
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

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Balbardie Primary School is a non-denominational school serving the community of Bathgate. The school accommodates 16 mainstream primary classes and three Autism Resource classes.

Bathgate West Nursery School serves the community of Bathgate and the surrounding area. The current nursery roll is 50 morning and 40 afternoon children.

The school and nursery is currently staffed by a Head Teacher, a Depute Head Teacher, 4 Principal Teachers, 24 teaching staff, 5 nursery nurses, 1 Early Years Officer, 15 Pupil Support

Workers and 3 Office staff. The school also has one full time PE Specialist and a part time Drama Specialist.

The school roll is currently 450. The school has a wide ranging catchment area, with approximately 50% of children attending in Deciles 1, 2 and 3, providing an exciting opportunity for the school to address the ‘closing the gap’ agenda.

The school provides extensive support to parents and families to ensure children’s social, emotional and wellbeing needs are being met.

The school has a supportive parent body and works closely with the local community to establish effective links to support our children’s learning.
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: 28/06/2017

Reference: WEL02027

Balbardie Primary School,
Torphicen Street,

Locations and contacts

Torphichen Street
West Lothian
EH48 4HL
United Kingdom
+44 1506 631276