Teacher of Spanish/French, 88.7, West Lothian

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The James Young High SchoolWest Lothian
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £32,034-£40,206
Contract term: Permanent


The James Young High School is a six-year comprehensive school serving the areas of Dedridge and Livingston South. We work closely with our cluster primaries which include Dedridge P.S, Bankton P.S, Bellsquarry P.S and Williamston P.S to ensure a consistent and holistic approach.

Our current school roll is 1140.

We are looking for an enthusiastic teacher with drive and ambition to join our team who is committed to improvement and excellence.

The James Young High School offer a progressive, relevant, challenging and enjoyable curriculum with opportunities for personalisation and choice to ensure that our young people have the highest quality learning experiences.

West Lothian Council are committed to far reaching changes to the way we deliver our Education Services. These changes include giving you as a staff member 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. Strong values such as Social Justice, Equity and Inclusion and a track record of building positive relationships with young people are also 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: 26/05/2019

Reference: WEL03484

James Young High School, Quentin Rise, Dedridge West, Livingston

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Address: Quentin Rise, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 6NE, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1506 414244