Head Teacher, Heathryburn School

Recruiter
Aberdeen City Council
Location
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Salary
58830
Posted
12 Jan 2019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

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Location: Hearthryburn School
Duration: Full Time, Permanent


Please see attached advert for further information regarding this post.

RELOCATION

Aspects of relocation package is available if the successful candidate moves to the area. Further detail available on request.



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.

Requirements

The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

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 and/or Vulnerable Adults or the ability to obtain prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

The post holder will be expected to:

Be flexible to work in different locations within Aberdeen City.

Travel for reasons including training and meetings.

Adhere to the Councils Policies and Procedures and relevant legislation.

Responsibilities

The post holder will be expected to:

To be responsible, together with the Senior Management Team, for the strategic direction of the school through formulation of whole school aims and policies, and the monitoring of their implementation.

To be responsible for standards and quality in the school, and reporting on them, in accordance with Standards in Scotland's Schools etc Act (2000)

To be responsible for management of the school staff.

To be responsible for management of the school’s financial and physical resources.

To ensure appropriate support for pupils including relevant teaching duties.

To be responsible for making appropriate arrangements for working in partnership with parents, other professionals external agencies.

The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

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.

The Individual

See Job Profile for further details.

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