Class Teacher - Longniddry Primary SchoolVacancy posted: Friday, 23 September 2016
Salary: £22,416 - £35,763
Closing date: 09 October 2016
Job ref. no.: EAL01523
Initially basedin the Nursery
35 hours per week
Class contactof 22 hours 30 minutes to be worked as follows:
Mon, Tues & Thurs: 08:30-16:15 (less lunch break); Fri: 08.30-10:00
To start asap
Please note - the times of work (class contact hours) for this post vary from the usual standard teaching week due to the specific requirements of the nursery. However,should this teaching post be required to move elsewhere in the school,class contact would change to the standard teaching week.
This post has been re-advertised, previous applicants need not re-apply
Longniddry Primary is a non denominational, co-educational primary school situated on the coastline of East Lothian.
The school serves the village of Longniddry and the surrounding area, originally farmlands.
The school was built in 1931. It is an attractive building set in peaceful, rural surroundings.
An extensive building programme in the 1970s led to a two storey semi open plan extension being added in 1978. Recent improvements have been made, including a Nursery extension and upgrading of facilities.
For the past few years the average has been 8 classes plus a nursery class. The school caters for children from 3 to 12 years. There are currently 205 children in P1 to P7 and 60 children in our nursery.
Almost all our children experience their pre school year in our nursery class.
Our catchment secondary school is Preston Lodge High School and most children transfer there.
The Prestonpans cluster works well and is very supportive.
The school staffing consists of a head teacher, depute HT with 0.6 class commitment, PT with 0.9 class commitment, 7 CTs, specialists in music and PE.
At present there is an active Parent Council.
The school has enthusiastic children, supportive parents, committed support staff and dedicated teachers - a fantastic combination.
To undertake class-teaching duties
Teach assigned classes together with associated preparation and correction.
Develop the school curriculum.
Assess, record and report on the work of pupils.
Prepare pupils for examinations and assist with their administration.
Provide advice and guidance to pupils on issues related to their education.
Promote and safeguard the health, welfare and safety of pupils.
Work in partnership with parents, support staff and other professionals.
Undertake appropriate and agreed Career Long Professional Development (CLPL).
Participate in issues related to school planning, raising achievement and individual review.
Contribute towards good order and the wider needs of the school.
Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification attached at the bottom of the page for thefull range of tasks and dutiesassociated with the job.Job Requirements
Appropriate primary qualification
For Permanent Posts: Full GTCS Registration is required.
For Temporary Posts: Full/Provisional GTCS Registration is required.
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.
All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.
Please note: PVG member's records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.
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