Head Teacher, Forgandenny Primary School
- Forgandenny Primary School, Forgandenny, PH2 9EL
- £53,964 per year
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Term Time Full Time
- 35 hours per week
This position has expired.
Head Teacher (PKC09854)
Forgandenny Primary School
Can you make a difference to the future lives of the children and young people in Perth & Kinross? Do you have aspirations to be one of our next leaders in education? We have an opportunity you will not want to miss as Head Teacher of Forgandenny Primary School.
As Head Teacher you will have responsibility for the development and delivery of high quality learning and teaching which meets the needs of all pupils. You will also be expected to lead quality assurance measures to plan, develop and monitor the continuous improvement of the school and implement local and national objectives.
You will be a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual who is willing to be brave, explore your own professional development and apply new learning.
Please click here to view a video of Forgandenny Primary School. Further information about the school can be found within our Head Teacher Recruitment Pack.
If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Anne Lemon, Quality Improvement Officer via email - ALemon@pkc.gov.uk
The Head Teachers Education and Training (Scotland) Regulations 2019 require candidates who are appointed to their first permanent Head Teacher post from 1 August 2020 to have attained the Standard for Headship. If you have not gained this qualification, appointment can only be made on a fixed term basis for a period not exceeding 30 months. Perth & Kinross Council are committed to supporting candidates gain this qualification.
Should you be invited to attend interview, you will be asked to provide 2 references, one of which must be your current or most recent employer. Therefore, when completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details for two referees. If you are already employed as a teacher with Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide 1 reference, which must be from your current Head Teacher.
As Perth & Kinross Council operates an open reference policy, the onus will be on you to provide us with your references.
Please note, as your references are required for the start of the interview process, it is important you approach your referees and ask them to complete and submit them by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org PRIOR to the date of your interview. The job profile and reference template are attached to this advert for you to forward to your referees. You will not have access to them after the post has closed.
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