Head Teacher - Secondary

Favourite Aberdeenshire Council
Ref no: ABS13182
Closes: Friday, 23rd March 2018
Published: Friday, 9th March 2018
Location: Mearns Academy,Aberdeen Road
Salary: £66,456 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Aberdeenshire Council
Category: Education
Sub-category: Secondary Education

Job Description

You’ve already proved your credentials at depute head level, and now you want the top job. You’re ready to take on the responsibility of providing leadership and direction to one of Aberdeenshire’s secondary schools. You can demonstrate the skills and experience needed to effectively manage the people, curriculum and resources of the school, and of course, you relish the idea of living and working in this beautiful, unspoilt region.

Mearns Academy is a six-year, co-educational, comprehensive school, catering for a full range of courses, subjects and abilities. Situated in Laurencekirk, the state of the art Community Campus also includes the library, police station and leisure facilities and serves the population of the town and the surrounding rural area.

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Recruitment Timeline

Closing date: 23rd March 2018
Assessment Centre: Week commencing 16th April 2018
Longleet interview: 30th April 2018
School visit: Week commencing 14th May 2018
Shortleet interview: Wednesday 16th May 2018

Please note that the grade for this position may be subject to change. Promoted Teaching Posts that meet the criteria will be resized on an annual basis, in line with the SNCT Handbook. Any grade change will be effective from 1st August each year.

Salary for this post will be in accordance with SNCT agreements. Applicants must be or eligible to be fully GTC Scotland registered. This post is regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. An offer of employment by Aberdeenshire Council will be subject to the outcome of this check being satisfactory. The preferred candidate will also be required to provide an Overseas Criminal Records Check from other countries as deemed necessary. An offer of employment by Aberdeenshire will be subject to the outcome of this check being satisfactory.

Informal enquiries to: Susan Smith, Quality Improvement Officer susan.smith@aberdeenshire.gov.uk or Tel: 01467 534655

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