Principal Teacher RMPS - Bridge of Don Academy

Aberdeen, UK
16 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
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 - Permanent Full Time
Location - Bridge of Don Academy


An attractive relocation package may beavailable to the successful candidate if they are required to relocate their primary residence to fulfil this role. Relocation must be within a reasonable commuting distance to the workplace. Currently, the scheme offers a max of £8,000 (inc VAT) paid on a reimbursement basis.

Job Purpose
To contribute to the management of the school/service and the delivery of quality education through the appropriate involvement of pupils, staff, parents, other agencies and the community. This will be done in accordance with the Authority's strategic plan, the school/service improvement plan, national priorities, local improvement objectives, in accordance with current legislation and within national and local agreements.
The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

Appropriate teaching qualification

Full GTC (Scotland) registration in the appropriate subject/sector, or be eligible for such registration

PVG scheme membership - Working with Children
The post holder needs to be able to demonstrate an understanding or experience of:

Team leadership Current issues and developments in areas of responsibility

Curriculum development Inclusive practice in education Planning and assessment

Classroom management The General Teaching Council for Scotland Standard for Registration and Standard for Career Long Professional Learning,

Code of Conduct and Scheme of Professional Update

Collegiate and partnership working

Health and safety

Child Protection/GIRFEC

The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

Ability to provide strategic direction and guidance to colleagues

Ability to lead curriculum development and quality assurance

Ability to teach the full curriculum in the relevant subject (or, in a multi-departmental faculty, at least one subject area) or sector, and to develop the curriculum

Ability to prioritise the work in the assigned areas of responsibility

Organisational skills

Ability to manage and organise classes through planning and preparing for teaching and learning

Ability to assess, record and report on the work of pupils' progress to inform a range of teaching and learning approaches

Ability to prepare pupils for examinations and qualifications

Ability to contribute towards good order and the wider needs of the school

Ability to contribute to the school and council planning and improvement processes

Ability to maintain and develop knowledge and skills and contribute to the professional development of colleagues including probationary and student teachers
The Individual
See job profile for further details

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