Acting Principal Teacher - West Barns Primary SchoolVacancy posted: Friday, 16 September 2016
Salary: £38,991 - £38,991
Closing date: 02 October 2016
Job ref. no.: EAL01492
Principal Teacher Salary Scale Point PT1 (£38991 per annum)
Temporary full time maternity cover until 30 June 2017
35 hours per week
Mon to Fri
To start November
SECONDMENT OPPORTUNITY-this temporary vacancy can beundertaken as a one year secondment. Applicants should discuss with their current manager in the first instance before applying for any secondment opportunity.Job Details
Subject to the policies of the school and the Council, the duties of Principal Teachers are to perform such tasks as the Head Teacher shall direct. These should give reasonable regard to overall teacher workload related to:
Curricular development and quality assurance.
Contribute to the development of school policy in relation to the behaviour management of pupils.
The management and guidance of colleagues. Review the CPD needs, career development and performance of colleagues.
Provision of advice, support and guidance to colleagues.
Responsible for the leadership, good management and strategic direction of pastoral care within the school.
Assist in the management, deployment and development of pastoral care staff.
Implement whole school policies dealing with guidance issues, pastoral care, assessment and pupil welfare.
Working in partnership with colleagues, parents and other specialist agencies as appropriate.
Working alongside class teachers to share best practice and take forward the Improvement Plan priorities.
Participate in the overall administration of the school.
Assist in aspects of the School Improvement Plan
Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification attached at the bottom of the page for thefull range of tasks and dutiesassociated with the job.Job Requirements
Full GTCS Registration is required.
Evidence of CPD
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.
All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.
Please note: PVG member's records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.
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