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Ref no:
SIC05914
Published:
23/6/2022
Closes:
7/7/2022
Location:
Brae High School, Brae, ZE2 9QJ
Salary:
£55,740 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Term Time Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

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Depute Head Teacher – Brae High School

Are you an experienced or aspiring Depute Head Teacher looking for an exciting new challenge?  Are you passionate about teaching, learning and inclusion with the skills, confidence and energy to make a positive impact on the lives of our children and young people?

If so, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Depute Head Teacher to join our team, at our excellently resourced Brae High School.

Brae High School is a non-denominational school located in Brae. It provides early years, primary and secondary education up to S6 for children from the north mainland of Shetland. The structure of the school is Early Years, P1-P7 which includes composites, and S1-6 classes. There is currently a total of 330 pupils on the roll. The school is managed by a Head Teacher and 2 Depute Head Teachers. The current Head Teacher is Logan Nicolson. Further information can be found on the schools website.

Candidates should detail in their application whether they currently hold registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS).  If not, candidates should detail in their application whether they have sought confirmation that they will be able to be registered with the GTCS.

As well as the relevant qualifications and experience, qualities we are looking for in the successful candidate are: vision, energy, initiative, good communication skills and self-discipline.

Please follow the link(s) below for further information -

Teaching in Shetland

Shetland Islands Council

https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/sh/brae/.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is Depute Head Teacher & Head Teacher 3
  • Salary shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £2,397 per annum (pro rata)
  • Permanent Term Time Full Time post for 35.0 Hours per Week , 39 weeks per year 
  • Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made
  • You must be registered with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) prior to starting in post
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • We are happy to talk flexible working
  • FTE of post: 1.0

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Brae High School, Brae, Shetland.

For further details relating to this post, please contact:  Logan Nicolson, Head Teacher, Telephone 01595 745601 or email Logan.Nicolson@shetland.gov.uk

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

Information about Shetland

Shetland is an archipelago in the north of the British Isles where you'll find freedom, wildlife and wild beauty, but also a rich culture and dynamic, forward-looking society. The Islands have a thriving and diverse economy full of opportunities and offer residents the ideal work/life balance. Shetland combines stunning coastal landscapes and wide open spaces with friendly, bustling island communities. Factor in Shetland's impressive modern amenities, highly regarded schools and the Islands offer a work life balance rarely found elsewhere.

Find out more about:

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