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Dunbar Primary School, John Muir Campus, Lammermuir Cresent, Dunbar, EH42 1DG
£19,800 - £20,037 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Term Time Part Time
5.25 hours per week

This position has expired.

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:  £10.85 - £10.98
Temporary until the 28th of June 2022
This is a 38-week sessional post i.e. working hours will be during school term time only.

Days & Hours of Work
Monday - Friday, 10:45-11:00 & 12:00-13:00
To start asap.


Dunbar Primary School is a large Primary School consisting of two campuses with approximately 1,000 pupils. Dunbar Primary School works within an ethos of Support, Inclusion and Nurture.

We are fortunate to have enthusiastic children, supportive parents, committed support staff and dedicated teachers. We have high expectations and are committed to raising attainment and achievement for all our children.

Our values of AMBITION, RESILIENCE, COMMUNITY and HAPPINESS are realised within and out with our school community.

The successful candidate will provide care and assistance to pupils at break and lunchtime both in the playground and dining room.

While this  post is based at the John Muir campus, there may be occasions where working at the Lochend campus is required.  

Job Details

To encourage and help children play together in harmony within a safe school playground environment.

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’ – 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

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