Class Teacher, Williamston PS, 40.23 CD 02/07/17

West Lothian Council

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Class Teacher, Williamston Primary School, 35 hours per week, closing date 2nd July 2017

Williamston Primary School is a non-denominational school which is part of the James Young High School cluster. The school serves the community of Murieston, Livingston and offers:

a 40/40 nursery class for ante-pre and pre-school children wraparound provision for children aged 3-7 years 15 classes from primary 1 through to primary 7

The school management team consists of the head teacher, a depute head teacher and 2 principal teachers. The school shares a business support manager with the other schools in the James Young High School cluster.

There are 21 members of teaching staff, including the nursery teacher and the support for learning teacher. This also includes a number of part-time staff. There are specialists in PE and drama, a brass and woodwind instructor, 2 full-time nursery nurses, 1 part-time nursery nurse and a team of 6 pupil support workers.

The school works very effectively with the other schools in the cluster. Williamston Primary has earned a very good reputation within the community and is very well supported by the parent forum, including a very active parent council and parent staff association. The parent council works in close partnership with the school and provides support in identifying areas for improvement. There are well-developed and mutually successful and supportive partnerships with the local community, in a wide variety of contexts.

The school has retained Eco School status since 2006, has Fairtrade School status and level 2 of the Rights Respecting Schools' Award. It has achieved the full International School Award and recently achieved the Gold Sport Scotland Award.

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 children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scotland Act 2007. From 28 February 2011 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 West Lothian Council

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