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Tweedbank Primary School, Cot Green Road, Tweedbank, Galashiels, Selkirkshire, TD1 3RR
£59,571 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Details

Grade: DHT-HT Pt 5

Salary: £59,571 per annum

Contract Duration: Permanent*

Teachers applying for permanent posts should be fully registered with the General Teaching Council Scotland.

*As of 1st August 2020 all successful candidates appointed to a permanent Headteacher role in Scotland are required to hold the Standard for Headship, through completion of the Scottish Qualification for Headship (SQH), Flexible Route to Headship (FRH) or Into Headship. For those appointed, who do not yet hold the Standard for Headship, you will be required to complete the Into Headship qualification within 30 months of appointment

The closing date for this post has been extended to 26/02/2023

Role Purpose

The successful applicant will lead and manage the continued successful development of the school. Ensure the safety of all pupils. Conduct the affairs of the schools to the benefit of the pupils and the community it serves through pursuing objectives and implementing policies set by the education authority under the overall direction of the Service Director of Children and Young People.





A degree (or equivalent) or diploma in primary education (or PGCE/PGDE) along with strong evidence of continued personal professional development
 Full registration with the General Teaching Council (of Scotland)
 Evidence of personal commitment to management and leadership development

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Christian Robertson at

Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.  In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post.  All appointments will be made on merit.