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Ref no:
ABS41759
Published:
10/06/2024
Closes:
23/06/2024
Location:
BanchoryDevenick School BanchoryDevenick Aberdeen, AB12 5XQ
Salary:
£61,839 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced teacher with a very good understanding of national curriculum policies. You will have a first-rate knowledge of current planning, assessment and quality improvement procedures and have experience in department curriculum development, with great organisational skills, excellent time management and a proven ability to plan and deliver, you are approachable, enthusiastic and a team player. Any experience as a department principal or acting principal teacher would be an advantage.

You will lead and manage a team of teaching staff within the school and assigned curricular areas. Support and deliver quality education to assigned pupils and contribute to the furtherance of the school aims and values, learning, personal responsibility, respect for self and others, maximising and recognising attainment, achievement and responsible social attitudes.

Holding the Standard for Headship became a prerequisite for teachers taking up their first permanent headteacher post at Local Authority and grant-aided schools in Scotland from 1 August 2020, under Section 28 of the Education (Scotland) Act 2016.

There are two exemptions. The first applies to any permanent headteacher who has been appointed to a position in a school on, or prior to, 1 August 2020. The second exemption enables education authorities or the managers of grant-aided schools to appoint a person to a headteacher post, who has not attained the Standard for Headship, on a temporary basis for a period not exceeding 23 months after 1 August 2020.

This post is regulated work with Children and/or Protected Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

For more information visit http://jobs.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/teaching/primary-teaching/

Requirements

Salary for this post will be in accordance with SNCT agreements. Applicants must be or eligible to be fully GTC Scotland registered. If you qualified as a Teacher outwith Scotland, please visit GTCS – Qualified Outside Scotland and review the GTCS FAQs for more information around obtaining registration with the General Teaching Council Scotland.

Please note that the grade for this position may be subject to change. Promoted Teaching Posts that meet the criteria will be resized on an annual basis, in line with the SNCT Handbook. Any grade change will be effective from 1st August each year.

This post has a minimum requirement of one reference which must be your current or most recent employer.

Expected Interview Date - 28 June 2024.

Informal enquiries to Kay MacDonald - 01467532793.

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Aberdeenshire Council appreciates the value of a diverse workforce.  We adopt inclusive practices, transparent policies and foster a culture built on mutual respect.

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