Clerical Assistant, 27.5 hrs, Fixed Term, Broxburn Primary School (395.01) C/D 02/07/17

West Lothian Council

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27.5 hrs per week, 39 weeks per year, salary pro rata - Fixed Term until June 2018

The closing date for this post is provisionally set at 2 July 2017. West Lothian Council reserve the right to close this post early depending on applicant response levels

Monday - Thursday 8.15am - 3.00 pm, Friday 8.15am - 12 Noon

The key duties of this post are:

General Administration in accordance with defined guidelines and procedures Data Management – Assisting with the maintenance of all information kept within the school in accordance with Data Protection requirements. Communication - Front line contact for the school. Security/Health & Safety – Assist with the operation, maintenance and allocation of School security as required. ICT – Assist with the implementation of school MIS Systems. Finance - Ensure efficient and accurate information is available on all school finances by utilising appropriate systems.

The skills and experience you must have are:

Good general level of qualifications and be a competent word processor

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 West Lothian Council.

West Lothian Council currently applies a living wage supplement to all employees earning less than £8.33 per hour.

Broxburn Primary School and Nursery is a non-denominational school catering for boys and girls aged 3 – 12 (Nursery – P7). In addition to this we have a Breakfast Club (8am – 8:45am) open to all pupils and a Wraparound service.

We have a very important role, that of educating our children; enhancing their academic and social skills, their physical development, their emotional and spiritual wellbeing and in preparing them for the future. We strive to do all we can to ensure that our children receive an excellent education.

We expect children to be kind and helpful to each other, to develop high self-esteem and self-discipline. We encourage children to find pleasure in learning and playing together, to understand, respect and value the different cultures and backgrounds that enrich our school and its community. We are a Rights Respecting School at Level 1 and are working towards achieving our Level 2 accreditation. We promote and expect high standards of responsible behaviour by everyone in our community and are developing restorative approaches to aid resolution of difficulties.

We were recently inspected by Education Scotland and our children were praised for being enthusiastic and well motivated learners. Our staff were praised for close collegiate working. Our school community was praised for close partnership working.

Our values develop the four capacities within Curriculum for Excellence and support every learner in their wellbeing and development. Presently we summarise our core values with the following terms:





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