Head Teacher, Logiealmond Primary School

Job Description Head Teacher (PKC11203) £61,839 Logiealmond Primary School We are looking for our next Head Teacher for this unique setting. Do you have what it takes to lead this school community on the next...

Job Description

Head Teacher (PKC11203)
Logiealmond Primary School

We are looking for our next Head Teacher for this unique setting.

Do you have what it takes to lead this school community on the next stage of their journey?

At Logiealmond Primary School, we currently have 12 children who work together in a multi composite class.

Our playground, which overlooks beautiful Perthshire countryside, provides opportunity for play, physical activity and outdoor learning whereas our close proximity to Perth allows the children to participate in sporting, learning and cultural experiences with other schools and organisations.

At Logiealmond, we recognise that every child is a unique individual with a range of abilities and needs. We strive to provide a safe and happy environment where children develop as caring, motivated citizens. Our aim is to provide them with the skills and experiences which will equip them for life today and in the future. Staff, parents and children work together to make Logiealmond a happy place to work and learn.

The Head Teachers Education and Training (Scotland) Regulations 2019 require candidates who are appointed to their first permanent Head Teacher post from 1 August 2020 to have attained the Standard for Headship. If you have not gained this qualification, appointment can only be made on a fixed term basis for maximum period of 30 months. Perth & Kinross Council are committed to supporting candidates gain this qualification.

Additional Information:

Recruitment Pack and Additional Information

Logiealmond Primary School Website

Logiealmond Primary School Video

The Individual

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Anne Lemon, Quality Improvement Officer via email - ALemon@pkc.gov.uk

Please APPLY ONLINE.  Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross.  If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

Should you be invited to attend interview, you will be asked to provide 2 references, one of which must be your current or most recent employer.  Therefore, when completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details for two referees. If you are already employed as a teacher with Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide 1 reference, which must be from your current Head Teacher.

As Perth & Kinross Council operates an open reference policy, the onus will be on you to provide us with your references.

Please note, as your references are required for the start of the interview process, it is important you approach your referees and ask them to complete and submit them by e-mail to recruitment@pkc.gov.uk PRIOR to the date of your interview.  The job profile and reference template are attached to this advert for you to forward to your referees.  You will not have access to them after the post has closed.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, any offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of mandatory checks including eligibility to work in the UK, Disclosure Scotland or PVG, qualifications, references, and fitness to undertake the post. This may also include an Overseas Criminal Records Check if you have spent time living overseas.

A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender. 

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

At PKC our values and behaviours influence our work and support us in the delivery of the Perth and Kinross Offer. In your application, and should you be invited to interview, you will be asked to describe situations that support the criteria required in the role and which also demonstrate our values and behaviours. Find out more about PKC and you could soon be joining our team!

Find out more about working for Perth & Kinross Council and living in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland  Jobs, careers and employment.

What we can do for you

If you are successful in a role with Perth & Kinross Council, you will have access to a range of benefits to help your physical, mental and financial wellbeing. 

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