Depute Head Teacher - Canal View Primary School

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City of Edinburgh Council
£48,705 per year
15 Sep 2016
29 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Children & Families

Depute Head Teacher

Canal View Primary School

Salary: £48,705

Hours: 35 per week

Salaries will be in accordance with the Scheme of Salaries and Conditions of Service for Teaching Staff in School Education.


Canal View Primary School serves the community of Wester Hailes.  The school has a broad social mix and the catchment contains areas of multiple deprivation, has a Free School Meal percentage of 61% and receives ‘Positive Action’ funding.  Canal View Primary School is organised into fourteen classes from P1-7 and has a 40/40 Nursery.

The school is led by a management team of a Head Teacher, Depute Head Teacher, Principal Teacher and a Business Manager.  There are sixteen class teachers and three full time Support for Learning Teachers ably supported by a School Administrator, an Early Years Officer, a team of Early Years Practitioners and Pupil Support Assistants and a Service Support Officer.


Our priorities for 2016/2017 are:

- to increase attainment as we are part of the Scottish Attainment Challenge Programme.

- focusing on increasing parental involvement

- developing creative approaches from nursery through to P7 especially in learning and teaching in literacy and numeracy.

- continuing a research project into raising attainment through the development of a Growth Mindset culture.

This post is and 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 City of Edinburgh Council.

Closing Date: 29 September 2016

See also:
DHT Remit - Canal View Primary School Sept 2016.doc