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Toronto Primary School,Howden East ,Livingston, EH54 6BN
£18,845 - £19,408 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Part Time
8 hours per week

This position has expired.


8 hrs per week, 39 weeks per year - Fixed Term until 14 August 2022

1x 4pm – 6pm, 1 x 11am – 1pm 

The closing date for this post is provisionally set at 26 September 2021.  West Lothian Council reserve the right to close this post early depending on applicant response levels

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

Toronto Primary School is a non-denominational school serving the community of Howden in

Livingston. It is part of the Inveralmond Community High School cluster. The school roll is 322 with pupils being organised into eleven classes (P1-7) and a 30/30 nursery.

The senior leadership team comprises the Head Teacher, Depute Head Teacher and a Principal Teacher. In addition to fifteen class teachers, there is a team of pupil support workers, and support for learning teacher. The school office is staffed by an administrative assistant and a clerical assistant.

All pupils have access to a very successful Breakfast Club which is well attended. A variety of sports clubs are available out-with the school day throughout the year. The school has achieved 4 Eco Schools green flags and a silver Sports Scotland award.

Toronto Primary School is well supported by the Parent Council and the wider parent forum. The Parent Council works in close partnership with the school and provides support in identifying areas for improvement. There are supportive partnerships with local community groups.

This year, the school improvement priority is to support the wellbeing of pupils and staff and to ensure progress in literacy and numeracy through the recovery phase.  Digital learning continues to be a focus to ensure continuity of learning between home and school.

This position requires registration with the SSSC.  The successful candidate will have six months from commencement in this post to register with the SSSC.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. 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 West Lothian Council.

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