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  • Ref no: WEL03924
  • Published: 29/11/19
  • Closes: 8/12/19
  • Location: Bellsquarry Primary School, 52 Calder Road, Bellsquarry, Livingston, EH54 9AD
  • Rate: £8.93 - £10.04 per hour pro rata
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Hours: 18 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

18 hrs per week, 39 weeks per year - Fixed Term until 16 August 2020

Applications for this post will only be accepted from current employees of West Lothian Council (this includes casual and agency staff who are currently undertaking work for us)

West Lothian Council currently applies a living wage supplement to all employees earning less than £9.07 per hour.

Secondment opportunities must be discussed with your current line manager prior to submitting an application for this post.

Bellsquarry Primary School is a non-denominational school serving the Bellsquarry and Murieston area of Livingston which is part of the James Young cluster.  Our school role for this session is currently 220 pupils, organised over 9 classes, including 28 children within two sessions in the nursery.  In addition to the 8 class teachers we have a Head Teacher and a Principal Teacher. We also have a full time Support for Learning Teacher.  Our school benefits from music and art specialist teachers. There are four Pupil Support Workers (PSWs) deployed at various stages across the school to support children with identified learning needs and to support whole school working. Our Nursery Class staffing includes one Early Years Officer, one full time, three part time Early Years Practitioners and two PSWs. 

Our school benefits from a supportive and proactive Parent Council group which is extremely enthusiastic and committed to improving the work and life of the school and who organise fundraising events throughout the school year.

At Bellsquarry Primary School and Nursery Class we provide rich learning opportunities to enable our pupils to develop holistically through our strong values programme, literacy, numeracy and health and wellbeing. We actively engage in our community, including our Pollination project, Orchard project and monthly coffee mornings. Our nursery class experience a weekly outdoor learning session in Bellsquarry woods, working closely with the Woodland Trust.

We actively encourage parents and carers to be part of their child’s learning at Bellsquarry and hold regular family learning events  as well as class assemblies, showcases, meet the teacher sessions and formal parent consultation meetings.  We regularly share our learning through our school twitter page, school website and monthly newsletters. The school and nursery have an open door policy and welcome feedback from our parents.

This Clerical Assistant role will have a clear focus on delivering high quality clerical support to Bellsquarry Primary School. The successful candidate will deliver a wide range of clerical 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

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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