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Mid Calder Primary School, Mid Calder, EH53 0RR
£20,553 - £22,486 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
25 hours per week

This position has expired.


25 hrs per week, 39 weeks per year

(Monday – Thursday 8.30am-3.30pm)

The closing date for this post is provisionally set at 26 September 2021.  West Lothian Council reserve the right to close this post early depending on applicant response levels

We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds

Mid Calder Primary School serves the village of Mid Calder and the surrounding community. The school sits within the West Calder High School cluster. At present, the school roll is 176 pupils in addition to a nursery provision for 34 children in the morning/afternoon and full day sessions.


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and organised Administrative Assistant to join our school team. The Admin Assistant role will have a clear focus on delivering high quality administrative support to the school. The successful candidate will deliver a wide range of admin functions and will follow West Lothian Council policies and procedures in order to support the effective day to day running of the school, working closely in partnership with staff, parents and learners.

It is essential that you have experience of working in an administrative role within a busy office environment and be able to demonstrate a commitment and willingness to work flexibly in order to meet the needs of the service. It is also essential that you have knowledge of common IT systems including databases and Microsoft Office and have strong customer service, organisational and time management skills. It is preferable that you have knowledge of SEEMIS, PECOS and Microsoft Outlook.

Desired qualities:

  • Flexibility
  • Empathy
  • Resilience
  • Organised
  • Commitment to providing the best care and support to our young people
  • Ability to quickly form positive relationships with staff and young people
  • Energy and a positive attitude

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 West Lothian Council.

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