Principal Teacher, St Joseph's RC PS Linlithgow, 74.10, CD 28/10/18

West Lothian Council
Linlithgow, West Lothian
11 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Advert

Principal Teacher, St Joseph's RC Primary School, 35 hours per week, closing date 28th October 2018

St. Joseph’s PS, Linlithgow is looking for a Principal Teacher to be part of an inclusive, school with an exceptional team of teachers. We are seeking an individual who is committed to investing in the continued development of the school curriculum through self-evaluation, with a particular focus on support, challenge and the wellbeing being of all. Particular strengths of the school are the relationships between pupils, parents, staff and wider partners and the attainment and achievements of our young people. We invite applications from dynamic and inspirational individuals who have delivered high quality learning and teaching experiences for learners and who are looking to further develop their experience and skills in a leadership role. Applicants must have a natural enthusiasm for improving outcomes for children and the vision and energy to sustain and promote the current standards of achievement to ensure the continued development and progress of the school.

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.

A relevant teaching qualification and registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland is essential.

Written approval by the Catholic Church will be required for this position. Please see for further information.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.  Successful candidates will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment and the cost will be met by the candidate.

The fee for a Full PVG Scheme Membership is £59 or Existing Member is £18. The £59 cost (where appropriate) will be deducted from your salary over a 1 or 3 month period by repayment schedule.  If your employment concludes before the amount is re-paid in full, the outstanding balance will be deducted from your final salary.

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