Class Teacher, St Mary's RC Primary School (Polbeth), 20.19, CD 25/09/16

West Lothian Council
£26,895 - £35,763 per year
01 Sep 2016
26 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time


Class Teacher, St Mary's RC Primary School (Polbeth), 35 hours per week, closing date 25th September 2016

St. Mary’s Primary School (Polbeth) is a denominational school serving the communities of Polbeth and West Calder. There is also a nursery class attached which is housed in a separate building within the school’s extensive grounds. 
The school roll this session is 155 with 40/20 pupils in nursery. The school is staffed by a Head Teacher, 2 Principal Teachers, 11 Class Teachers (including nursery), 6 Nursery Nurses, a PE Specialist, a Music Specialist, an Instructor of Brass, 4 Pupil Support Workers and a full-time Administration Assistant.

The school has an autism spectrum disorder resource which has provision for 21 pupils. The school currently sits in decile 4 of the Scottish Index for Multiple Deprivation. St. Mary’s is an integral part of the local community, enjoying strong links with a number of local organisations as well as Our Lady and St. Bridget’s Parish and St. Kentigern’s Academy and cluster schools. 

This session, the priority for improvement is to develop excellence through raising attainment and achieving equity and the areas for development will be:

* Raising attainment in numeracy ensuring equity for all learners

* To raise attainment by continuing to develop the totality of the curriculum, providing broader experiences for all learners

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.

Written approval by the Catholic Church will be required for this position. Please see for further information

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. 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 the West Lothian Council.

See also:
20.19 - Teacher, St Mary's PS.pdf