Primary Teacher - Craigour Park Primary School

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City of Edinburgh Council
£22,416 - £35,763 per year
11 Sep 2017
26 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Communities and Families

Primary Teacher 
Craigour Park Primary School

Salary: £22,416 - £35,763
Hours: 35

Salaries will be in accordance with the Scheme of Salaries and Conditions of Service for Teaching Staff in School Education. 

Craigour Park Nursery and Primary School is a non-denominational school built as part of the City of Edinburgh phase 1 of Private/Public Partnership.  The catchment area is to the south of the City in an area of re-generation around the new Royal Infirmary Hospital complex. The housing is mixed, mostly private/rented (DHS), high rise (single parent families) and  private owners-young families in their first family home.  The current role is 490 in the school plus a 50 AM and 50 PM Nursery.

It is proposed for session 2017/18 there will be 18 classes in the main school, Nursery has capacity for 50 pupils am/pm (part time). The school is multicultural for both pupils and staff.  The Senior Management Team comprises of a Head Teacher, 2 Depute Head Teachers, a Principal Teacher (ASL) and a Business Manager.  Other staff include PE Teacher (1 fte), Drama Teacher (0.35fte) various additional visiting staff, 3 Office staff, 10 Pupil Support Assistants and an Early Years Officer and 5 Early Years Practioners.

Nursery Teacher - Desirable

Experience in Early level

Be committed to child lead nurturing and evidence based practice ie Indoor/Outdoor Active Learning

Experience of managing and working in a team

Experience of using Up Up and Away and Building the Ambition

Desirable to have Speech and language training 

GIRFEC - Experience in collating information, minute meetings and following up action points


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 City of Edinburgh Council.

Closing Date: 25 September 2017

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