Headteacher - Craigbank Primary

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Ref no: CLA00794
Closes: Sunday, 26th March 2017
Published: Friday, 10th March 2017
Location: Craigbank Primary School, Newtonshaw
Salary: £54,681 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Clackmannanshire Council
Category: Education
Sub-category: Management

Job Description

Job Title: Headteacher

Service: Education Services

Location: Craigbank Primary

Grade: Headteacher SCP 8 £54,681

Contracted Hours: 35

Contract Type/Basis: Permanent - Full Time

Weeks worked per year: 52

Closing date for all applications: Sunday, 26th March 2017

Job Summary

The role of the Headteacher is, within the resources available, to conduct the affairs of the school to the benefit of the children and the community it serves, through pursuing objectives and implementing policies set by Clackmannanshire Council  under the overall direction of the Chief Education Officer

Craigbank Primary is located in Sauchie which is 1.5 miles north of Alloa in Clackmannanshire. It currently has a roll of 257 pupils with 18% of children in receipt of Free School meals.

The school has strong partnerships with our parents and is active in developing and promoting community involvement. Craigbank Primary is part of the Lornshill Learning Community where strong partnership work has been

We promote a positive and inclusive ethos where we encourage all our children to develop their talents and skills in order to reach their full potential in all aspects of learning. Our school motto is RESPECT; [Responsible, Equal, Successful, Polite, Enterprising, Cooperative, Truthful] and visitors to the school remark on the very positive school ethos which exists permeating every aspect of school life.

Further information can be found on the following link:

The school is going to benefit from a significant refurbishment programme that is due to start in August 2017. Included in the refurbishment will be the formation of a new nursery. This nursery will support the Council’s commitment to delivering 1140 hours of early learning and childcare by 2020.

The current headteacher retires in August 2017 and we are now looking to appoint an enthusiastic leader who can take the school forward at this exciting time.



Applications are invited from suitably qualified GTC registered teachers.

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.

Please can you arrange for your current or most recent Headteacher to complete the attached teaching report and for them to send from their works email address to hreducation@clacks.gov.uk prior to interview.

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