Depute Head Teacher - Secondary

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Aberdeenshire Council
£20,674 per year
14 Sep 2016
28 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on the attachments below. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for.

You are a skilled and experienced secondary teacher who has already enjoyed working at Principal level. You are committed to pursuing education objectives and to supporting the implementation of policies designed to meet the needs of all pupils.

You will support the Head Teacher in the performance of their duties by assisting, and where necessary, deputising for the Head Teacher in the leadership and management of school affairs. As part of the Senior Management Team, lead and manage whole school policy, its implementation and evaluation. Support the management and development of the school curriculum, learning and teaching provision in order to promote improved educational outcomes

We seek an enthusiastic and dedicated professional, with drive and ambition, to join our experienced and effective leadership team.  As Depute Head Teacher, you will work with the Head Teacher and the wider school community to support colleagues in providing pupils with a school experience in line with Aberdeenshire’s commitment to excellence.

There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the Service and the organisation.

Salary for this post will be in accordance with SNCT agreements. Applicants must be or eligible to be fully GTC Scotland registered.
Please note that the grade for this position may be subject to change. Promoted Teaching Posts that meet the criteria will be resized on an annual basis, in line with the SNCT Handbook. Any grade change will be effective from 1st August each year.

This post is regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check.  Where applicable, this post also requires an Overseas Criminal Record Check.  A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

This post has a minimum requirement of 1 reference which must be your current or most recent employer.

Provisional interview date is 26 October 2016

Informal enquiries to David Clark Tel 01346 515771

  • Lead the work and professional development of all staff, supporting and contributing to collegiate working and professional debate and reflection, providing strategic direction and guidance
  • Promote high expectations and standards through the provision of professional advice, reviewing professional needs and performance, and supporting continuous professional development of colleagues
  • Ensure that the needs of the school community are met by the provision and maintenance of high quality curriculum, learning and teaching
  • Play a lead role in the development of whole school policies and their subsequent implementation and evaluation within Aberdeenshire Council’s framework for Quality Assurance and Development
  • Develop good relationships with external partners and stakeholders to promote the inclusive school in the community
  • Direct and oversee the effective and efficient administration of all areas of work within the agreements of the Local Negotiating Committee for Teachers and the Scottish Negotiating Committee for Teachers
  • Act as a role model and support to delivery of a quality education to pupils in accordance with Aberdeenshire and school policies
  • Develop, articulate and promote an agreed set of values for the school
  • Support the health, safety and wellbeing of young people in the school

The Individual

Please see attached job profile for full details.

See also:
Depute Head Teacher Academy or Primary.pdf
Applying for a job with Aberdeenshire Council.pdf