Depute Head Teacher

Favourite Dundee City Council
Ref no: DEE01818
Closes: Friday, 15th September 2017
Published: Friday, 1st September 2017
Location: Grove Academy, Claypotts Road, Broughty Ferry, Dundee
Salary: £54,681 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Term Time Full Time
Organisation: Dundee City Council
Category: Education
Sub-category: Secondary Education

Job Description

We are seeking innovative leaders to join our School Senior Management Team. The new Depute Head Teachers will join a dedicated team, as we build upon recent achievements, and continue to take forward school improvement. Based at Grove Academy, you will work full time, 35 hours per week.


You will be GTCS Registered (Secondary), with a wide knowledge of the curriculum and its development in Scotland.


You will assist and, where necessary, deputise for the Head Teacher in the conduct of school affairs. You will support the Head Teacher in the performance of his/her duties to include a specified subset of the items listed in the Job Description.

The Individual

You will have knowledge, understanding and involvement in current educational developments, proven and successful experience in leading developments (curricular and staff development), evidence of appropriate professional learning in a range of areas and of full participation in the life of the school. You will also have experience in managing budgets/resources, good management, leadership, organisational and communication (oral and written) skills and be willing to undertake curriculum/personal development. This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidates 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 Dundee City Council.

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