ES7636 - Depute Headteacher

Favourite Falkirk Council & Falkirk Community Trust
Ref no: FLK03408
Closes: Sunday, 21st January 2018
Published: Monday, 8th January 2018
Location: St Andrews Primary School, Hawley Road, Falkirk
Salary: £49,683 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Falkirk Council & Falkirk Community Trust
Category: Education
Sub-category: Depute / Headships

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As Depute Headteacher you will inspire, motivate and lead effective learning and teaching based upon the principles of Curriculum for Excellence. You will deputise during the absence of the Headteacher.  

We are looking for a Depute Headteacher who: 

  • is committed to quality
  • demonstrates sound judgement and decision making
  • is emotionally intelligent
  • is skilled in influencing and engaging
  • can lead others
  • has an excellent pedagogical knowledge of learning and teaching

You will hold an appropriate primary qualification and will have significant experience in a promoted post.

The Application Process

Please refer to the person specification included in the Additional Information pack when setting out the skills, experience and attributes that you can bring to this specific post.

Should your application be progressed to the next stage please note the key dates listed below

  • Assessment Centre                  16 February 2018
  • School Visit                             19 February 2018
  • Short Leet interview                23 February 2018

If you are the successful candidate for this post, you will be working with children and/or vulnerable adults and therefore you must have PVG membership.

All applicants require to have the approval of the Roman Catholic Church. For details of this process, please consult the Scottish Catholic Education Service at

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