Head Teacher - Loirston School

£54,141 per year
03 Oct 2017
04 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Duration - Full-Time, Permanent
Location - Loirston School

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.


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.


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

See also: Head Teacher.docx

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