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Ref no:
EAL06449
Published:
7/1/2022
Closes:
23/1/2022
Location:
Dunbar Grammar School, Summerfield Road, Dunbar, EH42 1NJ
Salary:
£18,577 - £20,220 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Term Time Part Time
Hours:
30 hours per week

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.  The salary advertised is full time (35 hours per week, 52 weeks per year).  Part-time hours / sessional posts will be pro-rated accordingly.

Hourly Rate - £10.18 - £11.08

This is a 38 week sessional post i.e. working hours will be during school term time only.
Days and Hours of Work:
Monday -  Thursday 08-30 - 16.00  & Friday 08.30 - 12.00 
To start ASAP

This post is for a permanent part time  (30hrs a week) sessional (school days only) Laboratory Assistant to support the Science Technician in the Science Faculty.

The position requires someone with an ability to set high standards which challenge and inspire pupils to high achievement.

You will require an ability to work successfully with others in a wide range of school matters sharing responsibility for decision making.

You will also require an ability to maintain a sense of humour and a sense of perspective.

SCHOOL INFORMATION

Head Teacher: Claire Slowther

Address: Summerfield Road, Dunbar, EH42 1NJ

Telephone: 01368 863 339

Fax: 01368 864 798

E-mail: dunbar.gs@dunbargrammar.org.uk

School Website: www.dunbargrammar.org.uk

Dunbar Grammar is a six-year, fully inclusive, comprehensive, non-denominational and co-educational school. It serves the town of Dunbar and the surrounding area. It is one of six secondary schools in East Lothian.

The present building was opened in 1961 and is situated in an attractive site in the centre of Dunbar. It has spacious playground areas and a games field within the school grounds.

The school is fully equipped for disabled access.

The school has been completely redeveloped as part of East Lothian Council's Private and Public Partnership scheme and as a result boasts excellent facilities, including a Games Hall, Fitness Room, Drama Studio and Recording Studio.

The associated primary schools are Dunbar PS, West Barn's PS, Stenton PS, Innerwick PS and East Linton PS.

The school roll in September 2020 was 1,081 but due to extensive building work in Dunbar and the surrounding area this is likely to grow substantially over the next few years.

At Dunbar Grammar we believe that every child has a gift in at least one area of the curriculum. The challenge facing us as teachers is to allow children the opportunity to discover and develop that gift.

 

Job Details

To assist the Science Technician in preparing practical experiments and paperwork for the science classes. The job also involves cleaning and maintenance of equipment within the science department. The Jobholder is responsible for ensuring that equipment is available for use by teachers and students. 

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.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Educated to SVQ2, National Certificate, Higher or equivalent in a relevant discipline and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.

PVG Membership
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.

Please note:
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UK website.

Additional Information

For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link:
www.eastlothian.gov.uk/nonteachinginfo

East Lothian Council Schools:
Further details on all East Lothian Council Primary and Secondary Schools, including individual school websites can be found here: http://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/directories/878/schools

If you have any difficulties creating an account on MyJobScotland or applying for this post please contact the MyJobScotland support team via this link https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/contact-us.  

If you require further information about this vacancy or require a paper application pack, please call 01620 827868, or email us on recruitment@eastlothian.gov.uk

Please note: East Lothian Council do not accept CV's (either electronically or by mail).  All our vacancies must be applied for by fully completing the on-line application form.  Although there is an ‘import data from my CV’ function on MyJobScotland, this only imports very limited data and should not be relied upon to complete the application form.

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