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Pilrig Special School, Balfour Place, Edinburgh, EH6 5DW
£57,657 per year
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Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

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Job Description

Education and Children's Service's

Depute Head Teacher
Pilrig Park School

Salary: £57,657 per year
Hours: 35 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced practitioner in inclusion to join the Leadership Team of Pilrig Park School as Depute Head Teacher. We are looking for a dynamic, effective and inspirational leader who will ensure that all our pupils are given the opportunities to fulfil their true potential. You will care passionately about continuously improving learning outcomes for pupils with complex additional support needs.

The following specific duties will be required of the successful candidate:

  • Responsibility for constructing, implementing and reviewing the whole-school timetable
  • SQA Coordinator
  • To lead and develop the whole-school curriculum which includes the Broad General Education, Senior Phase and Wider Achievement courses
  • Responsibility for Health Care Plans across the school
  • Line managing all support staff, including undertaking annual reviews, and students/volunteers
  • Mentor and coach to all new newly appointed staff providing support, guidance and advice
  • Managing daily absence cover
  • Strategic lead for the development of digital learning across the curriculum
  • Implementation of Risk Management Plans
  • Overseeing assessment, tracking and monitoring across the school
  • School handbook
  • School newsletter

Further duties may vary in line with school improvement plan priorities.

Salaries will be in accordance with the Scheme of Salaries and Conditions of Service for Teaching Staff in School Education.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.

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