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Eastertoun Primary School, 13 Manse Avenue, Armadale, EH48 3HS
£45,150.00 per year
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Full Time
35 hours per week

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Principal Teacher, Eastertoun Primary School, 35 hours per week, Closing date 14th March 2021

Eastertoun Primary 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, PE and Music. The school runs breakfast club provision and Nurture groups.

The school has a long established and fully supportive and active Parent Staff Council as well as a very supportive parent body.  The school has excellent relationships with cluster schools, the local community and the local church. 

At Eastertoun Primary 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 our school Charter; ‘Safe, Ready and Respectful’ and by our core values which are shared with the school community through our Value Bears.

We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds

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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