Headteacher - Hawick High School

Favourite Scottish Borders Council
Ref no: SBO01497
Closes: Sunday, 16th April 2017
Published: Friday, 3rd March 2017
Location: Hawick High School, Buccleuch Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire
Salary: £75,108 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Scottish Borders Council
Category: Education
Sub-category: Depute / Headships

Job Details

Grade: DHT-HT Pt 16
Salary: £75,108 per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent

Come along and find out about Leadership Opportunities at our Open Days on Friday 24 March 2-4pm and Saturday 25 March 10am-2pm at the Galashiels Interchange (next to the train station)

Please click the link to view a video that has been created by ‘Hawick High News’ 


Role Purpose

Scottish Borders Council are looking to recruit Headteachers to act as the leading professional in the school and as an officer of the local authority.
To provide appropriate vision, leadership and direction to ensure high standards for all the children in their care so they become successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors.
Responsibility for the leadership, good management and strategic direction of all staff responsible for supporting the learning and pastoral care of children.
To build capacity by developing leadership in others.
To effectively contribute to local authority initiatives in a leadership capacity.


Full Registration with General Teaching Council Scotland
Significant experience of working in a promoted post or equivalent.
Involvement in developing a school in terms of vision, values and aims.
Teaching experience across all stages.
Significant involvement in promoting and achieving an ethos for effective learning.
Sound knowledge of current local and national initiatives.
Significant experience of leading and managing major curriculum change.
A range of evidence of inspiring and motivating others.
A range of evidence of managing resources to effectively provide quality learning experiences for all.

Informal Enquiries

Informal Enquiries can be made to Catherine Thomson, Tel 01835 824000 or email catherine.thomson@scotborders.gov.uk

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