SLA02116 - Head Teacher - St Louise Primary, East Kilbride

Vacancy posted: Friday, 14 October 2016

Salary: 50,319 - 50,319
Location: East Kilbride

Closing date: 06 November 2016
Job ref. no.: SLA02116

Job Description

Education Resources

Position: Head Teacher (re-advertisement - previous applicants need not re - apply)

Location: St Louise's Primary School,Whitehills Terrace East Kilbride G75 0NF

Duration: Permanent

Hours: 35 hours per week

Please note that the appointed person shall be subject to approval by the Catholic Church in terms of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980.

South Lanarkshire Council Council schools have recently undergone an £800m+ moderisation programme.

The aim of this programme is simple - to create high quality additional support needs and primary and secondary provision in South Lanarkshire Council - fit for the twenty first century.

During this time we have built and modernised numerous Primary and Secondary Schools.

Within South Lanarkshire Council Council's Education Resource it is our mission to make positive meaningful changes in the lives of young people. We aim to provide an exceptional learning and working environment for pupils and staff and work in partnership with parents, support staff and other professionals.

Education Resources are committed to the education, care and welfare of young people in a childcare environment.

We are looking to appoint a headteacher who is required to:

Manage the affairs of the school to the benefit of the pupils and the wider community in compliance with the requirements of the statutes relating to the provision of education and the general duty of care owed to staff and pupils.

Formulate clear aims for the school and policies to ensure their achievement within the framework of the Council's policies.

Ensure the communication of these aims and policies to all staff, pupils, parents and other users of the school.

Act on behalf of the Council, as principal professional adviser to the school board and to provide to the board such advice and information as is required by the School Boards (Scotland) Act 1988 and the Education (Scotland) Act 1996.


Political Restriction

In accordance with the Local Government and Housing Act 1989, this post has been designated politically restricted.

Employment History/Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children or protected adults.

Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by South Lanarkshire Council Leisure & Culture.

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South Lanarkshire Council Council / South Lanarkshire Council Leisure & Culture are Equal Opportunities employers and encourage applications from all members of the community. We are committed to the Double Tick Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers themselves to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.


Closing Date :Sunday6th November2016

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