Head Teacher - Mossbank Primary School

Shetland Islands Council

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The Head Teacher acts as the leading professional in a school and, as an officer of the local authority. He/she provides appropriate vision, leadership and direction to ensure high standards of education for all the children and young people in their care so that they can become successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors. To achieve this, the Head Teacher works with and is accountable to others to ensure that the school is organised and managed to meet its aims and targets, and is a creative, disciplined learning environment. In so doing, the Head Teacher works with a range of others - staff, children and young people, parents, local community members, voluntary organisations, local authority officers and other agencies involved in services for children and young people and their families. Each school will present different challenges reflecting the school's circumstances and the communities it serves.

The role of the Head Teacher is within the resources available, to conduct the affairs of the school to the benefit of the pupils and the community it serves, through pursuing objectives and implementing policies set by the Council under the overall direction of the Head of School , to the Standard as described in the Standard for Headship – November 2005.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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Additional Information The grade of this post is Depute Head Teacher & Head Teacher 3 Salary shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1,998 per annum (pro rata) Permanent Term Time Full Time post for 35 hours per week, 39 weeks per year plus 8weeks (pro rata) paid holiday to be taken during school holidays Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made You must have registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) A relocation package does not apply to this post We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland Not suitable for Job Share Not suitable for Remote Working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Mossbank, , Mossbank Primary School, Mossbank

For further details relating to this post, please contact:  Robin Calder, Quality Improvement Officer - Telephone: 01595 74 4745 or E-mail: robin.calder@shetland.gov.uk

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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