Head Teacher - Primary

Aberdeenshire Council
£54,681 per year
17 Oct 2016
04 Nov 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 classroom teacher who may have already undertaken leadership or management roles as a Depute Head or Principal Teacher. You are committed to pursuing education objectives and to leading the development and implementation of policies designed to meet the needs of all pupils.

As Head teacher, you will work with and support colleagues, families, partner agencies and the wider school community in the shared purpose of providing pupils with a school experience in line with Aberdeenshire’s commitment to excellence.

Responsible for the leadership, good management and strategic direction to the school, conducting the affairs of the school to the benefit of the pupils and community it serves.  Lead and manage whole school policy, its implementation and evaluation. Manage and develop the school curriculum, learning and teaching provision in order to promote improved educational outcomes

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.

Aberdeenshire Council recognises that in order to recruit and retain high quality employees across the organisation it is necessary to have a competitive relocation and resettlement scheme. The purpose of the scheme is to compensate employees for reasonable expenses directly incurred as a result of a change in their primary residence. The change must be wholly or mainly to bring their residence within a reasonable daily travelling distance of the place where they will normally perform their work. Relocation Package of up to £8,000 (conditions apply).

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

Informal Enquiries to Maxine Booth Tel 07500990505

See also:
Applying for a job with Aberdeenshire Council.pdf
Job Profile Head Teacher.pdf