- Law Primary School Haddington Road North Berwick, EH39 4PN
- £31,584 - £47,565 per year
- Contract Type:
- Permanent & Temporary
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- 35 hours per week
Days of Work:
Monday - Friday
To start 14th August 2023.
Temporary until December 2023.
Days of Work:
Monday - Friday
To start 14th August 2023.
You will be asked to indicate which post(s) you would like to be considered for when you complete the application form.
For posts starting August, applications are welcome from current probationers pending attainment of full registration with the GTCS.
Law Primary School is situated in the beautiful coastal town of North Berwick. It is the town's only primary school and pupils benefit from excellent community links and extra-curricular opportunities. Recent extensive building work has afforded the school excellent sports facilities and libraries as well as 18 new classrooms which house the P4-7 classes. The school grounds offer a variety of environments which encourage and foster learning outdoors. The current school roll from Nursery to Primary 7 is 750 pupils and each year stage has three or four classes, which promotes collegiate planning.
The school has a non-teaching head teacher, three depute head teachers, 2 principal teachers and 26 classes. We have a support for learning team including teachers, additional support needs auxiliaries and classroom assistants. Specialist teachers offer children expert teaching in music, art and PE. The school is situated next to North Berwick High School, with whom we have very good links, and a new purpose built Nursery will shortly be completed.
This is an exciting time to join our team as we embed our values of Kindness, Respect and Determination, and our committed staff look forward to welcoming teachers to the team.
We are looking to recruit somebody with experience as class teacher in Primary 7. Interviews for the position will be held on Thursday 22nd June 2023.
To undertake class-teaching duties
Teach assigned classes together with associated preparation and correction.
Develop the school curriculum.
Assess, record and report on the work of pupils.
Prepare pupils for examinations and assist with their administration.
Provide advice and guidance to pupils on issues related to their education.
Promote and safeguard the health, welfare and safety of pupils.
Work in partnership with parents, support staff and other professionals.
Undertake appropriate and agreed Career Long Professional Development (CLPL).
Participate in issues related to school planning, raising achievement and individual review.
Contribute towards good order and the wider needs of the school.
Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job Attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job. You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form. You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.
The ‘East Lothian Way’– values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work. Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours. Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.
Appropriate primary qualification
Permanent Posts: GTCS Full registration (General)
Temporary Posts: GTCS Full registration (General) / Provisional registration
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.
All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.
Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.
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Please Note - Pay arrangements for those starting after 1st day of school session
In accordance with Teachers Conditions of Service (SNCT - Appendix 2.19), Teachers who commence employment with East Lothian Council after the first day of the school session will have their salary for the remainder of the school salary year (which runs from 1 August to 31 July each year), recalculated to reflect how teachers accrue leave and pay.
In these circumstances, a calculation will be carried out upon commencement of employment and leave and pay will be adjusted. Further information will be provided to the successful candidate should this be applicable.
East Lothian Council Primary Schools
Further details on all East Lothian Council Primary Schools, including individual school websites can be found here: Primary Schools
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