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  • Ref no: EDN12115
  • Published: 3/12/2019
  • Closes: 8/12/2019
  • Location: Waverley Court 4 East Market Street, EH8 8BG
  • Salary: £59,796.00
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Communities and Families

Head Teacher 
Broomhills Primary School

Salary: £59,796 (subject to job sizing)
Hours: 35 per week 

Broomhills Primary School is a new school which will open in August 2020.  This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Headteacher to build a school community and team, in line with our Edinburgh Learns Strategy for Raising Attainment and Achievement for All.

Our Goal is that every learner experiences the best teaching and learning in all of our schools and early years settings

Broomhills Primary will be a non-denominational school in south east Edinburgh within the new housing development to the south of Frogston Road West.   The school will be part of the Gracemount High School cluster, along with Gracemount Primary School.  

The school will be an integral part of the community both educationally and socially. The school will have enough room for 420 pupils, alongside an early learning and childcare facility and inspiring outdoor spaces. The school is being designed to reflect the Council’s new “Vision for Playgrounds”.

The initial Senior Leadership Team includes Head Teacher, Business Manager and a Principal Teacher.   The Headteacher will have the opportunity to recruit staff as required as the roll grows.  The Headteacher will be involved in all planning discussions ahead of the school opening.

All information currently available regarding the new school can be found at

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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