Headteacher - Alloa Academy

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Ref no: CLA00791
Closes: Monday, 20th March 2017
Published: Wednesday, 8th March 2017
Location: Alloa Academy, Bowhouse Road, Alloa
Salary: £71,370 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Clackmannanshire Council
Category: Education
Sub-category: Depute / Headships

Job Description

Job Title : Headteacher
Service : Education
Location : Alloa Academy
Grade : HT 15 £71,370
Contracted Hours : 35
Contract Type/Basis : Permanent/Full Time
Weeks worked per year : 52

Closing date for all applications : Sunday 19th March 2017

Do you have a passion for making a difference to the lives of young people and in a community? Are you looking for a job which is challenging and rewarding, fun-filled and frustrating in equal measures? Do you have a clear vision and an understanding of how to impact the lives of others in a positive way? Do you believe in the transformational power of education? Are you innovative, well-organised and brave enough to spin a large number of plates and resilient enough to cope when one drops? Do you value positive relationships and have a commitment to building capacity in others? Do you want to work in a busy school where every day buzzes in a variety of ways? If the answer to all of these questions is a resounding “yes”, then please apply for the post of Head Teacher Alloa Academy.

Alloa Academy is a modern six year comprehensive school serving the town of Alloa in Clackmannanshire. We have a welcoming and inclusive ethos and strong links across our community. We are part of a thriving Learning Community and work very successfully with our partners— Park Primary, Sunnyside Primary, Redwell Primary, Lochies School, ABC Nursery, St Mungo’s Primary and the Secondary Support Service.

Currently we have 725 students, 62 teaching staff and 31 support staff including a team of well-trained Learning Assistants and Business Support staff. The school is truly comprehensive and includes a department which caters for children with Extended Additional Support Needs.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. You will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by Clackmannanshire Council and the cost of this check which will be deducted from your salary.

Should you have difficulty in accessing the documents and wish to request a paper application pack along with an application form please call 01259 452244 (24 hrs) and leave your details along with the reference number of the post.

Please note that if you are selected for interview you will be notified by e-mail.

Applicants must seek permission for a secondment, from their line manager, prior to applying.

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