Class Teacher Holy Family PS, 40.15, CD 02/07/17

West Lothian Council

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

Holy Family Primary School is a denominational school serving the communities of Winchburgh in West Lothian and Kirkliston in Edinburgh. The school shares a campus with Winchburgh Primary School.

For session 2015-2016, the school roll was 86, within a composite class structure: P1/2, P2/3, P3/4, P5/6 and P6/7. The school was staffed by a teaching Head Teacher, 5 Class teachers, 1 part time teacher two days per week, 1 Support for Learning teacher one day a week, a PE specialist for half a day a week and a team of 4 Pupil Support Workers.

Holy Family offers pupils a wide range of learning experiences. We manage continuous improvement through robust self-evaluation and implementation of the school improvement plan.

Our school is an integral part of the local community both educationally and socially. There are active and effective Parish-Community links through St. Philomena's Parish Church in Winchburgh. Strong links also exist with St. Margaret's Academy and the cluster primary schools, Parent Council and our partner agencies.

Our priorities for session 2016 – 17 are:

Improving parental engagement in their child's learning. Developing teacher leadership. Improving our curriculum with a focus on developing our provision in Reading. Developing partnership working with Winchburgh Primary. Improving learner conversations and supporting children to manage their learning and set targets. Raising attainment for all pupils.

We are looking to recruit a Principal Teacher to be part of our team and move the school forward as the community of Winchburgh grows.

A relevant teaching qualification and registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland is essential.

Written approval by the Catholic Church will be required for this position. Please see for further information.

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.

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