Head Teacher - Burravoe Primary School

Shetland Islands Council
Burravoe, Shetland Islands
12 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
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The Head Teacher acts as the leading professional in a school and, as an officer of the local authority.  He/she provides appropriate vision, leadership and direction to ensure high standards of education for all the children and young people in their care so that they can become successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors.  To achieve this, the Head Teacher works with and is accountable to others to ensure that the school is organised and managed to meet its aims and targets, and is a creative, disciplined learning environment.  In so doing, the Head Teacher works with a range of others - staff, children and young people, parents, local community members, voluntary organisations, local authority officers and other agencies involved in services for children and young people and their families.  Each school will present different challenges reflecting the school's circumstances and the communities it serves.

Burravoe Primary School is a non-denominational school located in Burravoe, Yell. It provides primary education to P7 for children from West Yell to Gossabrough. The structure of the school is 1 composite primary class. There are currently a total 13 pupils on the roll. The school is managed by a teaching Head Teacher. The current staffing complement is 1 teacher assisted by support staff as required to meet school demands.  Further information can be found on the schools website at https://sh/BurravoePrimarySchool/.

A relocation package does apply to this post

We will pay interview expenses from within the UK

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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Additional Information
  • The grade of this post is Depute Head Teacher & Head Teacher 2
  • Salary shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £2,094 per annum
  • Permanent Full Time post for 35.0 Hours per Week
  • Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made
  • You must be registered with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) prior to starting in post
  • Not suitable for Job Share
  • Not suitable for Remote Working
  • FTE of post: 1.0
  • Sector/Subject specialism: Primary
  • Class information, age range: Early Years to Primary 7

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Burravoe Primary School, Yell

For further details relating to this post, please contact:  Wilma Missenden, Quality Improvement Officer, onor email

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