Skip to main content
Ref no:
Stoneyhill Primary School Clayknowes Road Musselburgh, EH21 6UL
£21,899 - £21,935 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
5 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: £12.00 - £12.02

Temporary until 26th June 2025.
This is a 38-week sessional post i.e. working hours will be during school term time only
Days and Hours of Work:
Monday - Thursday, 12:00-13:15
To start 14th August 2024.

Stoneyhill Primary School is a non-denominational primary school situated at the west end of Musselburgh.  The school caters for children from ages 5 to 12.  There are currently nine classes P1-P7 in school, with a total roll of 199, including some hosted children from the new Craighall School. 

Set within a pleasing landscaped area, the main school is of an extremely attractive, semi-open plan design.  Eight class bays open onto a central multi-purpose group activity area with an additional 4 closed classrooms, a purpose built nursery, Support for Learning room, resource room, offices, medical room and sports hall. The school is accessible to those with physical disabilities. The school also has a modern kitchen, which enables the pupils to have a packed lunch or a cafeteria hot meal of the day. 

There are attractive grounds around the school with a garden.

Closed circuit television and an effective intruder alarm system protect the school.

Job Details

To supervise children in the Dining Room and ensure it is a safe, clean and pleasant place to eat.

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
A good standard of general education.

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.UK website.

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

If you have any difficulties creating an account on MyJobScotland or applying for this post please contact the MyJobScotland support team via this link

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.

  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer
  • Armed Forces Covenant Silver.png
  • Carer Positive Employer in Scotland - Engaged