Head Teacher - Yester Primary School

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Ref no: EAL02759
Closes: Sunday, 25th March 2018
Published: Friday, 9th March 2018
Location: Yester Primary School, Park Road, Gifford
Salary: £51,330 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: East Lothian Council
Category: Education
Sub-category: Depute / Headships

Vacancy Information

DHT/HT Salary Scale Point 5 (£51130 per annum)

Permanent full time position
35 hours per week
To start asap

Yester Primary School is situated in the village of Gifford, serving the village and its surrounding areas and is part of the Haddington catchment area.  The school is co-educational and non-denominational school teaching pupils from P1 to P7.  The secondary school catchment area for Yester Primary School is Knox Academy. The school roll is currently 206.  There is a nursery class which operates a morning and afternoon session and has a nursery teacher and 2 nursery nurses.  There are 11 teachers responsible for classes P1 to P7 and one Principal Teacher.

The school benefits from an active and well established Parent Council who are supportive of the school and work collaboratively to ensure the school is an integral part of its community.  The aim of the school is to create a caring and secure environment where everyone feels happy, confident and valued.  Further information can be found at http://www.edubuzz.org/yester/

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Job Details

The role of the Head Teacher is, within the resources available, to conduct the affairs of both Schools to the benefit of the pupils and the communities they serve, through pursuing objectives and implementing policies set by East Lothian Council under the overall direction of the Depute Chief Executive, Resources and People Services.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification attached at the bottom of the page for the full range of tasks and duties associated with the job. 

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Full GTCS Registration is required.

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Additional Information

For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link: http://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/downloads/download/1834/east_lothian_council_employment_information

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If you require further information about this vacancy, please call 01620 827868, or email us on recruitment@eastlothian.gov.uk

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