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Ref no:
WEL05132
Published:
10/9/2021
Closes:
26/9/2021
Location:
Cedarbank School, Ladywell East, Livingston, EH54 6DR
Salary:
£20,553 - £22,486 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Part Time
Hours:
30 hours per week

This position has expired.

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4 x 30 hrs per week, 39 weeks per year - Fixed Term until 14 August 2022

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

Cedarbank School is a small secondary school dedicated to supporting pupils with additional support needs. The school is situated in the Ladywell district of Livingston and makes provision for pupils from young people from West Lothian who have additional support needs.

The school provides for 110 secondary age pupils who have Additional Learning and Social and Communication Needs. The school provides opportunities for everyone to achieve in a safe and nurturing environment.

Cedarbank provides a broad education for young people from first year through to sixth year. The school offers a full curriculum across three sites. S1 -3 pupils attend the Cedarbank main building, S4/5 attend the Annexe at Deans community High School and S6 attend the Annexe at Armadale Academy. 

Effective learning and teaching is the core business of all staff. It is, therefore, essential that all staff set high expectations to encourage young people to be all they can be in order that they achieve their full potential. This will allow them to leave school as effective contributors, successful learners, confident individuals, and responsible citizens.

Pupil learning is core and we encourage all to work effectively with partners and the community to ensure that that every pupil develops the skills they require for life, learning and work.

The school has its own well-equipped gym hall, Craft, Design & Technology, Music, Science and Home Economics rooms. All the classrooms are on the ground level and are accessible by wheelchair.

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 the West Lothian Council

This position requires registration with the SSSC. The successful candidate will have six months from commencement in this post to register with the SSSC.  If you are already registered with SSSC you will be required to add West Lothian Council to your account.

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