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  • Ref no: WEL04380
  • Published: 9/9/2020
  • Closes: 27/9/2020
  • Location: Eastertoun Primary School, 13 Manse Avenue, Armadale, EH48 3HS
  • Salary: £54,522.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per year

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Depute Head Teacher, Eastertoun Primary School, 35 hours per week, Closing date 27th September 2020

Eastertoun Primary and Early Learning Centre is a non-denominational school in Armadale, which benefits from a mixed catchment area in terms of socio-economic background. The school comprises of 12 primary classes plus an Early Learning Centre. The Senior Leadership team consists of a Head Teacher, a Depute Head Teacher and a Principal Teacher. The school offers specialist staff providing support for learning and Music. The school runs breakfast club provision and Nurture groups. The school has a long established and fully supportive Parent Staff Council, which is very active.  There is also a very supportive parent body. 

The school has excellent relationships with cluster schools, the local community and the local church. 

At Eastertoun our vision is to promote a whole-school working ethos to ensure pupils are given the chance to flourish, learn, achieve and develop in a safe and nurturing environment.  We are working together to ensure that our children are given the best opportunity to develop their full potential, whatever they want to be in the future!

This work is underpinned by a set of core values which are shared with the school community through our Value Bears; Bill- Be Inspired, Love Learning, Cleo – Care and Love Each Other, Tobie – Try Our Best In Everything and Rhea – Responsible, Help Each Other.

West Lothian Council are committed to far reaching changes to the way we deliver our Education Services. These changes include giving you the support and environment that you need to get on with your job and develop your abilities. Our dedication is demonstrated by the whole council achievement of the Investors in People Standard and always aiming a little higher in our service delivery and improvements.

A relevant teaching qualification and registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland is essential

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.  Successful candidates will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment and the cost will be met by the candidate.

The fee for a Full PVG Scheme Membership is £59 or Existing Member is £18. The £59 cost (where appropriate) will be deducted from your salary over a 1 or 3 month period by repayment schedule.  If your employment concludes before the amount is re-paid in full, the outstanding balance will be deducted from your final salary.

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