Head Teacher - Holy Family RC Primary School

Vacancy posted: Friday, 13 January 2017

Salary: 53,187 - 53,187
Location: Aberdeen

Closing date: 29 January 2017
Job ref. no.: ABC02805

Job Description "Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for".

An exciting school leadership position has arisen at Holy Family RC School in Aberdeen.

Holy Family Roman Catholic Primary School is situated in the Summerhill area of Aberdeen, serving a wide catchment area covering northwest Aberdeen and an adjoining part of Aberdeenshire to the west. Holy Family is a denominational school and is part of the Northfield Associated Secondary Group (ASG). The current school roll is 140 and a brand new 40 place nursery offering 20 places in the morning and 20 places in the afternoon is due to open soon.

The school is supported by a very enthusiastic PTA that meets monthly to organise a range of fundraising events. The school also has strong links with our local community. Staff work closely with staff in the local Secondary school and the other 6 associated primary schools. The Parish Priest visits classes on a weekly basis and gives a great deal of support during the Sacramental preparation of the children.

The Parish Priest visits classes on a weekly basis and provides a great deal of support during the Sacramental preparation of the children. The school prides itself in being welcoming to parents and carers and takes every opportunity to enhance children's successes and achievements in order to aspire and reach their full potential.

The successful applicant will require to have demonstrated they meet Church and Home Church Approval and will be required to be approved as regards religious belief and character by representatives of the church or denominational body with interest in the school.

Job Purpose

To lead and manage the affairs of a school, enabling the delivery of a quality education through the appropriate involvement of the pupils, staff, parents, multidisciplinary agencies and the community it serves. This will be done in accordance with the Authority's Strategic Plan, Directorate Strategic Priorities, the school's Improvement Plan and in line with current legislation and national and local agreements.


Qualification Requirements

Educated to degree level

Full GTCS Registration

Evidence of maintaining the Standard for GTCS and maintain the standard within the professional update framework.

Evidence of continuing and professional development including career long professional learning in leadership settings

PVG membership for Regulated work with Children or the ability to obtain prior to a formal offer of employment being made.


Job Specific Requirements

Extensive knowledge and experience of current curriculum developments

Experience of a school senior management role, including staff and resources management

Evidence of working with external agencies

Experience of improvement planning, school self-evaluation.

Awareness of current initiatives and priorities in education

Knowledge and understanding of the provisions of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 2003

Have effectively managed human resourcing matters including industrial/employee relations and health and safety whilst continually improving performance of self and others in order to achieve excellence in service delivery and organisational capability

Proven organisational skills

Proven leadership skills

Ability to work in partnership with pupils, parents, and the community

Ability to develop and improve pupil's experiences

Interpersonal skills and effective communication with colleagues, pupils, and parents/carers

Ability to promote and deliver equality of opportunity to staff and service users

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