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  • Ref no: JHS00064
  • Published: 4/9/2020
  • Closes: 25/9/2020
  • Location: Jordanhill School, 45 Chamberlain Road, Glasgow, G13 1SP
  • Salary: £72,557 (SP12 on the national scale)
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Depute Rector

(Depute Principal and Depute Chief Executive)

Jordanhill is the only mainstream school in Scotland directly funded by the Scottish Government and operates independently of local authority control. It is an all-through primary and secondary school. The school roll is 462 Primary and 590 Secondary pupils. Although founded on strong traditions, the hallmark of Jordanhill is a forward-looking, dynamic and inclusive ethos providing the highest quality experience for children and young people.

Jordanhill School has a high reputation for strong pupil attainment and achievement founded on a rich curriculum and co-curricular activities delivered in excellent facilities on an impressive campus. Young people’s learning is supported by a strong staff team and supportive Board of Managers.

We seek an individual who can manage strategically with the ability to inspire and motivate both staff and pupils while adopting a clear-sighted and well-grounded approach. The ideal candidate will be

  • A strategic thinker with excellent interpersonal and team management skills
  • A confident and reflective communicator and user of ICT
  • who exhibits
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • The potential to progress to Headship

Experience in a senior management position in a school or the wider educational context is essential as you will be coordinating the work of Depute Head Teachers in Secondary and the delivery of whole-school (Primary and Secondary) services. All applicants should be registered, or eligible for registration, with the General Teaching Council for Scotland, be able to demonstrate their Right to Work in the UK and will be required to apply for a Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership. 

Further information can be found on our website For an informal discussion about this unique post, please contact Dr Paul Thomson on 0141 576 2500 or

Closing date for applications is 25th September 2020