Head Teacher - Secondary

£75,108 per year
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Are you ready to take on the responsibility of providing leadership to one of Aberdeenshire's Secondary Schools? You will be responsible for ensuring a quality learning and teaching experience for all pupils, delivered by a professional and highly dedicated staff.

The state of the art Ellon Community Campus opened its doors in 2015 to host an industrious school with a role of 1093 pupils supported by 80 teaching staff and real sense of team spirit. Ellon Academy is a large rural, comprehensive secondary school with a long tradition of excellence and positive relationships with the local community.

For more information: http://jobs.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/head-teacher-ellon-academy/

Please note that the grade for this position may be subject to change. Promoted Teaching Posts that meet the criteria will be resized on an annual basis, in line with the SNCT Handbook. Any grade change will be effective from 1st August each year.

Salary for this post will be in accordance with SNCT agreements. Applicants must be or eligible to be fully GTC Scotland registered.

This post requires a Disclosure Check and where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

Aberdeenshire Council recognises that in order to recruit and retain high quality employees across the organisation it is necessary to have a competitive relocation and resettlement scheme. The purpose of the scheme is to compensate employees for reasonable expenses directly incurred as a result of a change in their primary residence. The change must be wholly or mainly to bring their residence within a reasonable daily travelling distance of the place where they will normally perform their work. Under the terms of this procedure relocation expenses of up to £8,000 (including vat) will be reimbursed.

This post has a minimum requirement of 1 reference, this must be your current or most recent employer.

Informal Enquiries to: Fiona Cruickshanks or Tel 01261 813343

Important Recruitment Dates:
Assessment Centre - Wednesday 10th May 2017
Long Leet Interviews - Wednesday 17th May 2017 at Woodhill House, Aberdeen
School Visit - week commencing 29th May 2017, at Ellon Academy
Short Leet Interviews - week commencing 29th May/5th June 2017 at Woodhill House, Aberdeen

See also: Applying for a job with Aberdeenshire Council.pdf
Candidate information for Head Teacher process.docx