Depute Head Teacher - Cockenzie Primary School

East Lothian Council

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Vacancy Information

DHT/HT Salary Scale Point 1 (£44,223 per annum) subject to job sizing

Permanent full time position
35 hours per week
Mon - Fri
To start 2 October 2017

Cockenzie Primary School is recruiting an enthusiastic and motivating practitioner who has a proven track record of leadership and outstanding teaching. The successful candidate will inspire confidence through extensive knowledge of, at least, one level of CfE and a sound knowledge of educational pedagogy. They will demonstrate a commitment to young people through a positive and caring approach.
This post includes a 0.3 teaching commitment.

Please Note:
Interviews for this Depute Head Teacher post will take place after the schools return in August 2017.

Further information on the school can be found at

Job Details

Depute Head Teacher
The role of a Depute Head Teacher is to assist and, where necessary, to deputise for the Head Teacher as required.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification attached at the bottom of the page for the full range of tasks and duties associated with the job. 

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Full GTCS Registration is required.

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note: PVG member's records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Additional Information

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