Head Teacher at St Joseph's Academy

£65,148 per year
08 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Manage and lead the educational establishment/s to the benefit of the children
and wider community in compliance with relevant legislation and policy and
guidance issued by the Scottish Government and East Ayrshire Council in order
to assist with the promotion, delivery and integration of the Council's key
objectives; specifically in relation to the Community Plan, Shared Commitments,
Single Outcome Agreement, Children and Young Person's Service Plan and Best


The duties of the post involve Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Successful applicants for such posts will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member in respect of Regulated Work with either or both of these groups as appropriate, or if they are already a Scheme member, be subject to a PVG Scheme Record Update, before any formal offer of employment can be made by East Ayrshire Council.

Please note:- PVG members' records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant prior to any formal offer of employment being made.

The relevant legislation on the management of denominational schools in Scotland states: "A teacher appointed to any post on the staff of any such school by the education authority. . . shall be required to be approved as regards religious belief and character by representatives of the church or denominational body in whose interest the school has been conducted. " The successful candidates are required to seek and obtain such approval. Further information regarding the approval process is available from the Scottish Catholic Education Service website www.sces.org.uk/church-approval


This is a full time permanent post based at St Joseph's Academy, Kilmarnock.

The salary for this post is £65,148.

See also: HT St Joseph's Academy - Recruitment Pack.pdf

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