SLA02227- Depute Head Teacher -St Kenneth's Primary- East Kilbride

South Lanarkshire
£48,705 per year
14 Oct 2016
06 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Education Resources

Position: Depute Head Teacher

Location: St Kenneth's Primary School, Kirktonholme Road, East Kilbride G7

Duration: Permanent

Please note that the appointed person shall be subject to approval by the Catholic Church in terms of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980.

South Lanarkshire Council schools have recently undergone an £800m+ moderisation programme.

The aim of this programme is simple - to create high quality additional support needs and primary and secondary provision in South Lanarkshire - fit for the twenty first century.

During this time we have built and modernised numerous Primary and Secondary Schools.

It is our mission to make positive meaningful changes in the lives of young people. We aim to provide an exceptional learning and working environment for pupils and staff and work in partnership with parents, support staff and other professionals.

 Education Resources are committed to the education, care and welfare of young people in a childcare environment.

We are now inviting applications from Fully Qualified (GTCS) Teachers.

The Depute Head Teacher is required to:

Assist the Head Teacher in the overall management of the school as part of a Management Team.

Deputise for the Head Teacher in her absence and have responsibility for the leadership, good management and strategic direction of colleagues.



Political Restriction

In accordance with the Local Government and Housing Act 1989, this post has been designated politically restricted.

Employment History/Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

Legislative Information

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

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 South Lanarkshire Council.

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Please Apply online

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South Lanarkshire Council / South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture are Equal Opportunities employers and encourage applications from all members of the community.

We are committed to the Double Tick Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers themselves to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.


Closing Date: Sunday 6 November 2016

See also:
Depute Head Teacher Job Profile - Generic Aug 14.doc