Principal Teacher Enterprise & Creativity
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.
Lead and manage a team of teaching staff within the school and assigned curricular areas. Support and deliver quality education to assigned pupils and contribute to the furtherance of the school aims and values, learning, personal responsibility, respect for self and others, maximising and recognising attainment, achievement and responsible social attitudes.
You are an experienced teacher with a full GTC registration with a very good understanding of national curriculum policies. You have a first-rate knowledge of current planning, assessment and quality improvement procedures and have experience in department curriculum development. With great organisational skills, excellent time management and a proven ability to plan and deliver, you are approachable, enthusiastic and a team player. Any experience as a department principal, or acting principal teacher would be an advantage.
The Faculty of Creativity and Enterprise comprises of the following subject areas: Art & Design, Technical and Home Economics. Applications are invited from candidates with GTCS registration in one of these subjects.
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 an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this 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.
Please note closing date for this vacancy is 7 September 2017.
This post has a minimum requirement of 1 reference which must be your current or most recent employer.
Informal enquiries to Moira Milne, Head Teacher, Tel 019755 62251
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. Under the terms of this procedure relocation expenses of up to £8,000 (including vat) will be reimbursed.
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