- Armadale Academy West Main Street Armadale, EH48 3LY
- £23,631 - £24,044 per year pro rata
- Contract Type:
- Permanent, Temporary
- Position Type:
- Part Time
- 29 hours per week
29 hours, 39 weeks Part time Fixed term, salary pro rata
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
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.
Armadale Academy is a six-year comprehensive school that serves over 1100 students in the Armadale/Blackridge and Bathgate area. We offer the full range of National Qualifications found in a modern Scottish secondary school.
The Senior Leadership Team comprises the Head Teacher, three Depute Head Teachers and the Area Business Support Manager. The school has approximately 80 teaching staff and departments are organised under the direction of a Principal Teacher Curriculum responsible for each Curricular Area.
Armadale Academy offers the opportunity for all students to succeed. The excellent facilities available, allied to commitment of our staff, allow us to offer all of our students the highest possible standard of education in a safe, caring and stimulating environment - an environment in which all members of the school community are valued and their achievements recognised.
We aim to work in partnership with all stakeholders within Armadale Academy to ensure a high quality student experience that reflects curricular design principles and student entitlements with the ultimate aim of maximised achievement and attainment for all. Our mission statement “Learning Together, Achieving Together” underpins our collaborative approach to improvement where every voice is important and valued. The school values - ambition, achievement, positive attitude, community, respect and equity- underpin all decision making in the daily life of the school.
The Pupil Support Worker will report directly to the Student Support Manager. They will provide a safe, secure and inclusive school environment that builds the confidence of young people to enhance their ability to learn.
This post is considered Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scotland Act 2007. From 28 February 2011 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
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