SLA02123 - Principal Teacher - Kirkfieldbank/New Lanark Primary

South Lanarkshire
£38,991 per year
15 Sep 2016
09 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Education Resources: Principal Teacher

Location : (Shared Headship) Kirkfieldbank, 144 Riverside Road, Lanark ML11 9JS and New Lanark Primary. 64 New Lanark Road, Symington ML12 6LT

Hours : 35 hours per week

The new shared headship between schools require 2 new principal teachers.

Within South Lanarkshire Council’s Education Resource it is our mission to make positive meaningful changes in the lives of young people.   We aim to provide an exceptional learning and working environment for pupils and staff and work in partnership with parents, support staff and other professionals. 

Education Resources are committed to the education, care and welfare of young people in a childcare environment.

You will assist in the delivery of the curriculum and contribute to whole school initiatives, as appropriate.

You will carry out the range of duties outlined in Annexe B of "A Teaching Profession for the 21st Century"




It is a legal requirement for any teacher teaching in a Scottish state school to be registered with GTC Scotland.

General Teaching Council (Scotland) Registration


Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

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 South Lanarkshire Council.

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South Lanarkshire Council / South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture are Equal Opportunities employers and encourage applications from all members of the community. We are committed to the Double Tick Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers themselves to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.


Closing Date : Sunday 9th October 2016

See also:
Job Profile Principal Teacher Primary Generic.doc