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Mount Cameron Primary School, Blacklaw Drive, St Leonards, East Kilbride, G74 2EX
£32,994.00 - £41,412.00 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Applications are invited from fully qualified teachers who are fluent in the Gaelic language.

This is an Area Cover post based at Mount Cameron Primary.  Mount Cameron Primary was rebuilt in 2007 in the St Leonards area of East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire. The school has 292 children (age 5-11 years), 80 of these children are in the Gaelic Department with 20 children within the nursery.

The aims of Gaelic Department are to develop pupils' Gaelic language skills and to support pupils' personal development through Gaelic literature and culture. The children begin in Primary 1, usually 'feeding in' from the Gaelic Nursery in the school. During the first two years at school, the curriculum is delivered entirely in Gaelic. During Primary 3, the children begin a bilingual programme, with the introduction of English reading and writing. Finally, at Primary 6 and 7 stages the children also learn French. Gaelic Medium Education aims are to develop pupils Gaelic language skills and to support pupils personal development through Gaelic literature and culture.

The school has won many awards and is a thriving, very successful school, the successful application must be fluent in Gaelic language and committed to the Gaelic culture, heritage and the Scottish Government/South Lanarkshire Gaelic Language plans.

You will assist in the delivery of the curriculum and contribute to whole school initiatives, as appropriate.

You will carry out the range of duties outlined in Annex B of "A Teaching Profession for the 21st Century"


Employment History/Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal records check provided by Disclosure Scotland.

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.

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 South Lanarkshire Council.

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South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position. 

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans & their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant. Veterans are guaranteed an interview where their previous employer was the armed forces and who met the minimum requirements for the position.

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