Head Teacher - Heathryburn School

Aberdeen City Council

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • £58,830 per annum, DHT/HT 10
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: ABC04814

Job Description

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Location: Heathryburn School

Duration: Permanent, Full Time


Please see attached for further information on the school

Aspects of relocation package is available if the successful candidate moves to the area. Further detail available on request

Job Purpose:

To lead and manage the affairs of a school, enabling the delivery of a quality education through the appropriate involvement of the pupils, staff, parents, multidisciplinary agencies and the community it serves. This will be done in accordance with the Authority’s Strategic Plan, Directorate Strategic Priorities, the school’s Improvement Plan and in line with current legislation and national and local agreements


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

Educated to degree level

Full GTCS Registration

Evidence of maintaining the Standard for GTCS and maintain the standard within the professional update framework

Evidence of continuing and professional development including career long professional learning in leadership settings

PVG membership for Regulated work with Children or the ability to obtain prior to a formal offer of employment being made


The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

Extensive knowledge and experience of current curriculum developments

Experience of a school senior management role, including staff and resources management

Evidence of working with external agencies

Experience of improvement planning, school self-evaluation

Awareness of current initiatives and priorities in education

Knowledge and understanding of the provisions of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 2003

Have effectively managed human resourcing matters including industrial/employee relations and health and safety whilst continually improving performance of self and others in order to achieve excellence in service delivery and organisational capability

Proven organisational skills

Proven leadership skills

Ability to work in partnership with pupils, parents, and the community

Ability to develop and improve pupil's experiences

Interpersonal skills and effective communication with colleagues, pupils, and parents/carers

Ability to promote and deliver equality of opportunity to staff and service users

The Individual

Please see Job Profile for further details


Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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