Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012
>> 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. >> We are giving you the opportunity to teach in a well-equipped school with talented pupils, as well as work in a friendly and close-knit department. >> Salary for this post will be in accordance with SNCT agreements. Applicants must be or eligible to be fully GTC Scotland registered. 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. An offer of employment by Aberdeenshire Council will be subject to the outcome of this check being satisfactory. The preferred candidate will also be required to provide an Overseas Criminal Records Check from other countries as deemed necessary. An offer of employment by Aberdeenshire will be subject to the outcome of this check being satisfactory.
Please note the grade advertised for this post may change as a result of the annual promoted teacher job sizing exercise. However, where the post is resized to a lower grade the post holder’s salary will be downgraded so they will receive cash conservation in line with SNCT terms and conditions.
Informal Enquiries to: Mr Ian Parkin, Head Teacher, Laurencekirk - 01561 378817
>> To lead and manage a team of teaching staff within the school and within the curricular area. >> To progress the Authority’s and school’s aims and targets as set out in the appropriate improvement plans.
>> To promote learning and teaching of the highest possible quality and to maximise the attainment of all pupils.
- Curriculum Management: To manage and quality assure all curricular areas of the faculty in an effective manner to ensure the highest possible quality of learning and teaching and maximum levels of learner attainment. Contribute to curriculum development and support at school level
- Personnel Management: To manage staff within the faculty effectively, actively promoting collegiate working and professional debate and reflection
- Resource Management: To manage the faculty’s resources in an effective and efficient manner and in accord with the school’s policies
- Administration: Within the terms of “A Teaching Profession for the 21st Century”, direct and oversee effective and efficient administration at faculty and whole school levels
- Learning and Teaching: Contribute to the delivery of a quality education to pupils in accordance with authority and school policies
Job Reference: ABS013219
Closing Date: 06-Jul-2012