SLA08311 - Principal Teacher (0.4FTE) - David Livingstone Memorial Primary School, Blantyre

South Lanarkshire Council


From £18,805 per annum Part Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: SLA08311

Job Description

Hours: 14 hours per week (Thursday and Friday)

Salary: £18,805 per annum (£47,013 FTE)

About the school: David Livingstone Memorial Primary is one of 124 primary schools throughout South Lanarkshire Council. It is a non-denominational school covering stages Primary 1-7 and provides equal opportunities for all pupils.  Within our school we also have a nursery class.

Our new school building was built in completed in June 2012.  It has been built to a high specification with lovely landscaped playgrounds.  This modern accommodation allows the children to enjoy a great learning environment, both inside and outside.  The children and staff were delighted to move in on 11th June 2012, built by South Lanarkshire Council through their Schools’ Modernisation Programme.

We aim to provide a caring and safe environment where every aspect of care and welfare of each child is given the highest priority.

We aim to offer a motivating and stimulating curriculum which is well planned and resourced, with best learning and teaching practice at its heart.

We aim to respect and work cooperatively with all those involved in the children’s education.  This will include parents, educational agencies and other groups.

School Website: David Livingstone Memorial Primary School and Nursery Class

Within South Lanarkshire Council’s Education Resource it is our mission to make positive meaningful changes in the lives of young people.   We aim to provide an exceptional learning and working environment for pupils and staff and work in partnership with parents, support staff and other professionals. 

Education Resources are committed to the education, care and welfare of young people in a childcare environment.

You will assist in the delivery of the curriculum and contribute to whole school initiatives, as appropriate.

You will carry out the range of duties outlined in Annexe B of "A Teaching Profession for the 21st Century"


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GTC Registration

It is a legal requirement for any teacher teaching in a Scottish state school to be registered with GTC Scotland, General Teaching Council (Scotland) Registration.

Legislative Information

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

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 South Lanarkshire Council.

Please refer to ;for further information about the disclosure process and best practice.

Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant

South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.




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