Class Teacher - Loanhead Primary School

Midlothian Council

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Job Description

Teacher Main Grade £22,416 - £35,763


Part Time 17 hours 30 minutes per week (0.5fte) Tuesday, Wednesday and alternate Fridays

Loanhead Primary School is an inclusive 7 class, non-denominational Primary school, with a current roll of 179. The School has two Nursery classes (AM and PM) with a capacity of 30 in each. The School moved tothe new community campus in February 2008.

The Campus is shared with St. Margarets RC Primary School and various other Community Services including Playmates Playgroup and Loanhead After School Club. The shared facilities include two P.E. halls, an expressive arts hall, dining facilities and a fantastically well equipped playground.

Loanhead Primary School is part of the Lasswade High School cluster and also enjoys close links with the Active Schools co-ordinators.

Our Vision

Loanhead aspires to be a learning community where






Are at the core of all we do.

Our Aims to Develop our Core Values

To promote care of all through a culture of wellbeing and respect.
• To foster openness and honesty between all members of the learning community.
• To be inclusive and strive to meet the needs of all.
• To promote high quality learning and achievement.
• To develop all individuals to enable them to reach their full potential.

Interviews for the above post will take place on Wednesday 28 June 2017


Pre Employment Checks/Requirements for Teaching Positions

If you are successful, our offer of employment will be conditional on satisfactory completion of pre-employment requirements, such as medical screening, two written references, one which must be from your most recent/current employer, verification of your original qualifications and your eligibility to work in the United Kingdom. Registration with the General Teaching Council and a satisfactory PVG check for Regulated Work with Children will also be essential.

General Teaching Council Scotland

Teachers applying for permanent posts should be fully registered with the General Teaching Council Scotland (GTCS). For further information on registration please visit:

Regulated Work with Children

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.

Successful candidates will require a PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Children. You will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment with Midlothian Council, the cost of which will be met by you. The fee for a Full PVG Scheme Membership is £59. You will be required to re-pay this amount to the Council by salary deduction over 6 consecutive pay periods. The fee for a PVG Scheme Record Update is £18. You will be required to re-pay this amount to the Council by salary deduction over 2 consecutive pay periods. If your employment concludes before the amount is re-paid in full, the outstanding balance will be deducted from your final salary. If you are an existing employee the Council will pay the cost of the Application Fee.

In your application we ask for information under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. We ask you to disclose any unspent convictions. Disclosures should be made by writing to or emailing the Employment and Reward Manager, in confidence, giving details of the offence(s), penalty and date(s) of conviction. Applicants should note that failure to disclose a conviction which is subsequently advised through a Disclosure Scotland check may result in the withdrawal of any offer of appointment.

Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar an applicant from working with Midlothian. Decisions regarding suitability for positions of trust which are subject to vetting will be dependent on the nature of the position, together with the circumstances and background of the offence(s).

For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit:

How to Apply

Please apply on-line. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Midlothian.

If you have difficulty applying for this post or in accessing the attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please call 0131 271 3063 to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team stating the post reference number.

Closing Date

Thursday 22 June 2017

Applications must be made online at

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