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Head Teacher Secondary (Alford Academy) - ABS25242

Aberdeenshire Council
Closing date
6 May 2021

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You've already proved your credentials at depute head level, and now you want the top job. You're ready to take on the responsibility of providing leadership and direction to one of Aberdeenshire's secondary schools. You can demonstrate the skills and experience needed to effectively manage the people, curriculum and resources of the school.

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It is Aberdeenshire Council's procedure that applicants for vacancies of this nature require to attend an assessment centre as well as interview.

Recruitment Timeline
  • Closing date: Sunday 16th May
  • Online Assessment Centre: W/c 24th May
  • Longleet interview: W/c 31st May
  • School visit (tbc): W/c 14th June
  • Shortleet interview: W/c 14th June

Recruitment dates may be subject to change

Informal Enquiries to Kay MacDonald, QIO

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. Under the terms of this procedure relocation expenses of up to £8,000 (including vat) will be reimbursed.

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

This post is regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. 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 will be required. 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.

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