Depute Head Teacher - Primary

Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Salary: 47,085 - 47,085
Location: Stonehaven

Closing date: 06 November 2016
Job ref. no.: ABS07265

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on the attachments below. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for.

You are a skilled and experienced classroom teacher. You are committed to pursuing education objectives and to supporting the implementation of policies designed to meet the needs of all pupils.

As Depute Head Teacher, you will work with the Head Teacher and the wider school community to support colleagues in providing pupils with a school experience in line with Aberdeenshire's commitment to excellence.

Support the Head Teacher in the performance of their duties by assisting, and where necessary, deputising for the Head Teacher in the leadership and management of school affairs. As part of the Senior Management Team, lead and manage whole school policy, its implementation and evaluation. Support the management and development of the school curriculum, learning and teaching provision in order to promote improved educational outcomes.

Salary for this post will be in accordance with SNCT agreements. Applicants must be or eligible to be fully GTC Scotland registered.Please note that the grade for this position may be subject to change. Promoted Teaching Posts that meet the criteria will be resized on an annual basis, in line with the SNCT Handbook. Any grade change will be effective from 1st August each year.

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. Where applicable, this post also requires an Overseas Criminal Record Check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

Aberdeenshire Council recognises that in order to recruit and retain high quality employees across the organisation it is necessary to have a competitive relocation and resettlement scheme. The purpose of the scheme is to compensate employees for reasonable expenses directly incurred as a result of a change in their primary residence. The change must be wholly or mainly to bring their residence within a reasonable daily travelling distance of the place where they will normally perform their work. Under the terms of this procedure relocation expenses of up to £8,000 (including vat) will be reimbursed.

This post has a minimum requirement of 1 reference which must be your current or most recent employer.

Informal enquiries to Maxine Cottiss 01569 762996


There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the Service and the organisation.

Lead the work and professional development of all staff, supporting and contributing to collegiate working and professional debate and reflection, providing strategic direction and guidance Promote high expectations and standards through the provision of professional advice, reviewing professional needs and performance, and supporting continuous professional development of colleagues Ensure that the needs of the school community are met by the provision and maintenance of high quality curriculum, learning and teaching Play a lead role in the development of whole school policies and their subsequent implementation and evaluation within Aberdeenshire Council's framework for Quality Assurance and Development Develop good relationships with external partners and stakeholders to promote the inclusive school in the community Direct and oversee the effective and efficient administration of all areas of work within the agreements of the Local Negotiating Committee for Teachers and the Scottish Negotiating Committee for Teachers Act as a role model and support to delivery of a quality education to pupils in accordance with Aberdeenshire and school policies Develop, articulate and promote an agreed set of values for the school Support the health, safety and wellbeing of young people in the school

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