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Simpson Primary Leyland Road WesterinchBathgate, EH48 2SG
£28,587 - £30,351 per year
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Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

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36hrs per week, 52 weeks per year, Fixed Term until 31 March 2025

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our vibrant learning community within Simpson Primary School and Nursery Class.  The school is a non-denominational school serving the community of Wester Inch in Bathgate, West Lothian. The school accommodates 22 mainstream classes and a nursery class.  The school roll currently stands at 638 children in P1-P7 and 140 children in the nursery class.

Our values develop the four capacities within Curriculum for Excellence and support every learner in their wellbeing and development. Our core values are: Kindness, Honesty, Respect, Courage and Fairness. We aim to inspire, motivate, engage and empower our children in and through their learning providing an excellent education enabling children to be the best they can be. 

The school works very closely in partnership with parents/carers and the wider community and it has a very active and effective Parent Council that helps to enhance the experiences of the children and raise funds for a range of additional resources.

This ELC Practitioner role will a clear focus on leading and delivering high quality learning experiences for all of our children within Simpson Nursery. The successful candidate will follow West Lothian Council policies. 

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

West Lothian Council are committed to far reaching changes to the way we deliver our Education Services. These changes include giving you the support and environment that you need to get on with your job and develop your abilities. Our dedication is demonstrated by the whole council achievement of the Investors in People Standard and always aiming a little higher in our service delivery and improvements.

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 the date of commencement of this post to become registered with the SSSC. 

SSSC stipulate you must submit your application within three months of your start date

For further information please contact Audrey Anderson, ELCASM –

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