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  • Ref no: WEL03748
  • Published: 12/9/19
  • Closes: 29/9/19
  • Location: Eastertoun Primary School, 13 Manse Avenue, Armadale, EH48 3HS
  • Salary: £61,476.00
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

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Head Teacher, Eastertoun Primary school,  35 hours per week, closing date 29th September 2019

Eastertoun Primary School is a non-denominational school situated in Armadale in West Lothian. The school’s vision is to ensure that all children flourish, learn, achieve and develop in a safe and nurturing environment within an ethos of teamwork where the best possible opportunities are provided to allow learners to reach their full potential. The school is a member of the Armadale Cluster Learning Community and there are strong links with cluster primaries, local schools and with Armadale Academy. The school benefits from a mixed catchment area and there are currently 12 primary classes with specialist staff providing Support for Learning (SfL), Nurture, Digital Technology and Music. The school has an Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) setting on site and there is capacity for 32 children. The ELC is supported by an ELC Area Support Manager, Early Years Officer, 3 Nursery Nurses and a Pupil Support Worker. The ELC is operating at Phase 1 of the West Lothian expansion programme.

West Lothian Council is committed to a policy of staff development. Staff will be expected to participate in training and learning events as appropriate to their professional needs and as approved and agreed by the Depute Chief Executive

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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