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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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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk