Shared Head Teacher - Stenton and Innerwick Primary Schools

£50,319 per year
03 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Vacancy Information

DHT/HT Salary Scale Point 5 (£50319 per annum)

Permanent full time position
35 hours per week
To start asap

The post of shared Head Teacher, Stenton and Innerwick Primary Schools is to serve the school communities of both Stenton and Innerwick. The schools are both small rural schools situated in the East Lothian countryside, at a distance of 8 miles apart. Both schools are non-denominational and co-educational teaching pupils from P1 - P7. Innerwick Primary School has a nursery class recognised for its strong practice which is open mornings only. Stenton Primary School does not have a nursery class. The schools have active Parent Councils and both schools play a key role within their local communities. For example, Innerwick involves the whole school community through planned learning projects such as 'Up Helly Aa'. Stenton has strong links with partners in the community building opportunities into the curriculum to work with the rotary club, bowling club and local farms. The local secondary school is Dunbar Grammar School.

The current school roll at Innerwick Primary School is 55 (the morning nursery class has 10 pupils)
The current school roll at Stenton Primary School is 20

Further information on Stenton Primary School can be found at -
Further information on Innerwick Primary School can be found at -

Find out more about Stenton Primary School and Innerwick Primary School -

Please Noe:
It is anticipated longleet interviews will take place on 31 October 2017
It is anticipated shortleet interviews will take place on 9 November 2017

Job Details

The role of the Head Teacher is, within the resources available, to conduct the affairs of both Schools to the benefit of the pupils and the communities they serve, through pursuing objectives and implementing policies set by East Lothian Council under the overall direction of the Depute Chief Executive, Resources and People Services.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification attached at the bottom of the page for the full range of tasks and duties associated with the job.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Full GTCS Registration is required.
Proven management experience and expertise.

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note: PVG member's records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Additional Information

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See also: job outline and person specification.doc.pdf

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