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Ref no:
MID04837
Published:
21/9/2022
Closes:
9/10/2022
Location:
St Lukes RC Primary School Stone Avenue, EH22 5PB
Salary:
£28,113 - £42,336 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

 

Midlothian

Salary – £28,113 - £42,336

Type – Fixed Term until 28 June 2023

Status – Full Time 35 hours

Currently, Midlothian has 6 secondary schools, 32 primary schools (19 of which have nurseries) and 2 stand alone nursery schools.  Our special school, Saltersgate, provides support for children with a range of physical, social, emotional, behavioural and learning difficulties.  The schools range in size from our smallest primary school with around 20 children to our largest secondary with over 1200 pupils.  We have a diverse range of school catchments, from rural to urban settings. We are fortunate to have a growing number of new build schools, with 15 of our primary schools and 2 secondary having been built within the last 10 years and several new builds planned.

 

St Luke’s Primary, Dalkeith is looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Class Teacher to join our teaching team to help our drive to raise attainment for all children across the school   Although the role is full time, if you are interested in part time work please apply and specify this on your application.

Our current roll stands at around 200 drawn from the town of Mayfield. The school leadership team consists of a Head Teacher and a Principal Teacher. 

 

We are fully committed to supporting the ongoing professional learning of all staff, with staff having recently undergone CLPL in positive relationships management and literacy pedagogy.

 

We are a Roman Catholic School and are committed to providing a welcoming learning environment through our caring and inclusive school ethos, which is underpinned by the SCES Charter for Catholic Schools..

 

Interviews for the above post will take place Thursday 13 October 2022.

Requirements

Pre Employment Checks/Requirements for Teaching Positions

 

If you are successful, our offer of employment will be conditional on satisfactory completion of pre-employment requirements, such as medical screening, two written references, one which must be from your most recent/current employer, verification of your original qualifications and your eligibility to work in the United Kingdom. Registration with the General Teaching Council and a satisfactory PVG check for Regulated Work with Children will also be essential.

 

General Teaching Council Scotland

 

Teachers applying for permanent posts should be fully registered with the General Teaching Council Scotland (GTCS). For further information on registration please visit: www.gtcs.org.uk

 

Regulated Work with Children

 

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

Successful candidates will require a PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Children. You will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment with Midlothian Council, the cost of which will be met by you.   The fee for a Full PVG Scheme Membership is £59. You will be required to re-pay this amount to the Council by salary deduction over 6 consecutive pay periods. The fee for a PVG Scheme Record Update is £18. You will be required to re-pay this amount to the Council by salary deduction over 2 consecutive pay periods. If your employment concludes before the amount is re-paid in full, the outstanding balance will be deducted from your final salary. If you are an existing employee the Council will pay the cost of the Application Fee.

In your application we ask for information under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. We ask you to disclose any unspent convictions. Disclosures should be made by writing to or emailing the Employment and Reward Manager, in confidence, giving details of the offence(s), penalty and date(s) of conviction. Applicants should note that failure to disclose a conviction which is subsequently advised through a Disclosure Scotland check may result in the withdrawal of any offer of appointment.

Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar an applicant from working with Midlothian. Decisions regarding suitability for positions of trust which are subject to vetting will be dependent on the nature of the position, together with the circumstances and background of the offence(s).

For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit: www.disclosurescotland.co.uk

Additional information

Please apply on-line. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Midlothian.

If you have difficulty applying for this post or in accessing the attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please call 0131 271 3063 to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team stating the post reference number.

Closing date

Sunday 9 October 2022