Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Salary: 54,681 - 54,681
Location: Castle Douglas

Closing date: 30 October 2016
Job ref. no.: DGA01703


Headteacher (7/10816)
Glenkens Cluster
HT Scale Point 8 - £54,681

Dumfries and Galloway is seeking to appoint a leader with vision and a passion for learning in the Glenkens Cluster. This post provides an excellent opportunity to be innovative in encouraging our culture of sharing and learning through offering the successful candidate the opportunity to lead and manage learning across the schools in the cluster (Carsphairn and Kells Primaries and the all-through school 2-16 in Dalry).

You will have proven leadership experience in early education and/or broad general education and be committed to very high standards of achievement. This is an exciting role within a dynamic school community which has high aspirations for all.

Applicants for teaching posts must be registered with the General Teaching Council for Scotland, Clerwood House, 96 Clermiston Road, Edinburgh, EH12 6UT in the appropriate sector.

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. From 28 February 2011, preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to formal offer of employment being made by Dumfries and Galloway Council.

Applicants who have been resident outside the UK within the last 5 years, if offered a position, in addition to a Disclosure Scotland Check, will be required to provide a completed police record check from the police authority in the country or countries in which they were resident.

Previous applicants need not reapply.

For further information and an informal discussion please contact Sheelagh Rusby, Education Officer on 01387 260479 or email: Sheelagh.Rusby@dumgal.gov.uk

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About Dumfries and Galloway Council

Dumfries and Galloway is the third largest region in Scotland. It covers 2,380 square miles and has an estimated population of 148,060 - that's around 60 people a square mile compared with the Scottish average of 168.

Our Council has a clear vision:

"to make Dumfries and Galloway the best place in Scotland to live, learn, work, visit and grow."

It also has a set of values that underpin all its work. These are:
• Customer First
• Continuous improvement
• Equality and diversity
• Local decision making and service delivery
• Openness and communication
• Team work and partnership
• Trust and honesty
They work to achieve that by delivering the actions in the Community Plan for Dumfries and Galloway the Corporate Plan for the Council and the Single Outcome Agreement with the Scottish Government.

The Council delivers its services through five departments with a staff of just under 8000 people. Also included within the Council are the Police and Fire and Rescue Service.

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