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Ref no:
SIC07353
Published:
13/06/2024
Closes:
26/06/2024
Location:
Lunnasting Primary School Lunnasting Vidlin Shetland, ZE2 9QB
Salary:
£66,621 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

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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 in the Shetland Islands?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Head Teacher to join our team at Lunnasting Primary School, Shetland.

As well as the relevant qualifications and experience, the successful candidate will require excellent leadership and communication skills, vision, initiative and self-discipline.

Our beautiful location offers great opportunities for learning and we benefit from an excellently resourced school, at the heart of a caring, supportive community.

  • A relocation package applies to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within the UK

Lunnasting Primary School is a non-denominational school located in Vidlin. It provides nursery to P7 education for children from Vidlin and surrounding areas. The structure of the school is 1 nursery class and 2 composite primary classes. There are currently 33 pupils in the school and 12 pupils in the nursery. The school is managed by a teaching Head Teacher. The current Head Teacher is Mrs Louise Malcolmson. If you would like any further information please get in touch with the school on 01595 745690. 

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 £2,742 per annum
  • Permanent Full Time post for 35.0 Hours per Week
  • 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
  • We are happy to talk flexible working

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 Lunnasting Primary School, Lunnasting, Vidlin, Shetland.

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Andrea Henderson, Quality Improvement Officer on 01595 743862 or e-mail Andrea.Henderson@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:

  • Teaching in Shetland: here
  • Living and working in Shetland: here
  • Shetland Islands Council: here

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