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Innerwick Primary School Kirk Brae Innerwick, EH42 1SD
£20,530 - £22,100 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Term Time Part Time
12 hours per week

Vacancy Information

The salary advertised is full time (35 hours per week, 52 weeks per year). Part-time hours / sessional posts will be pro-rated accordingly.

Hourly rate of pay: £11.25 - £12.11

Temporary until 31st March 2024.
This is a 39-week sessional post i.e. working hours will be during school term time plus in-service days
Days and hours of work:
Working Monday - Wednesday, working hours to be agreed.
To start asap.

Innerwick Primary School is a small, rural school set within a vibrant village community near Dunbar in East Lothian. We have a current roll of 56, and this session are composite classes are organised as P1/2/3, P3/4/5 and P5/6/7 as well as an Early Years Setting.

 We work in partnership with Stenton Primary, a very small school, and the Head teacher is responsible for leading both schools.

Our vision 'Learning together in a safe, happy and empowered community' reflects our commitment to developing an exciting and innovative curriculum, and one which supports the needs of all our learners. We highly value outdoor learning and the rural setting of the school allows us to fully embrace this. We have a very supportive parent body and continue to develop close local and wider community links.

We are looking for an energetic and committed individual to join our close knit team who will be supporting individual and groups of pupils with additional learning needs to reach their full potential.

Job Details

To support the quality of teaching and learning to pupils and assist in the promotion of pupil development through support and involvement in learning activities.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job Attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job. You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form. You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.

The East Lothian Way
The ‘East Lothian Way’– values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work. Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours. Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Good standard of general education.

Nursery Only: SSSC registration or agreement to register within 6 months from the date of appointment to this post is essential.

PVG Membership
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.

Please note:
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UKwebsite.

Additional Information

For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link:

East Lothian Council Primary Schools
Further details on all East Lothian Council Primary Schools, including individual school websites can be found here: Primary Schools

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If you require further information about this vacancy, please call 01620 827868, or email us on

Please note: We do not accept CV's (either electronically or by mail). All our vacancies must be applied for by fully completing the on-line application form. Although there is an ‘import data from my CV’ function on MyJobScotland, this only imports very limited data and should not be relied upon to complete the application form.

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