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Whitburn Academy, Shanks Road, Whitburn, EH47 0HL
£10.04 - £10.34 per hour pro rata
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Part Time
27.5 hours per week

This position has expired.


27.5 hrs per week, 39 weeks per year, salary pro rata - Fixed Term until 14 Aug 2022

The closing date for this post is provisionally set at 1 August 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

Whitburn Academy is a six-year comprehensive school offering our 855 students in the Whitburn area a progressive, relevant, challenging and enjoyable curriculum with opportunities for personalisation and choice. We strive to ensure that students have the highest quality learning experiences.

We offer the full range of National Qualifications found in a modern Scottish secondary school. We aim to provide experiences that result in a creative and enterprising attitude in our students, to develop young people with a sense of pride and ambition to contribute positively to the local, national and international community.

Whitburn Academy offers the opportunity for all students to succeed. The excellent facilities available, allied to commitment of our staff, allow us to offer all of our students the highest possible standard of education in a safe, caring and stimulating environment - an environment in which all members of the school community are valued and their achievements recognised.  

The post holder will be working as part of a school team to support teaching and learning. Under the teacher's direction they will work within the classroom to support pupil learning, organise resources to support learning through the school and carry out duties relating to pupil pastoral support. Competence in handling and using classroom equipment and competence in routine clerical and administrative tasks is required. The post holder will carry out duties relating to pupil pastoral care, demonstrating good relations with pupils, parents, and those from other support agencies.

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.

Interviews will take place week commencing 23rd August

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