SLA02116 - Head Teacher - St Louise Primary, East Kilbride

South Lanarkshire
£50,319 per year
09 Dec 2016
23 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Education Resources

Position: Head Teacher (re-advertisement - previous applicants need not re - apply)

Location: St Louise's Primary School, Whitehills Terrace East Kilbride G75 0NF

Duration: Permanent

Hours: 35 hours per week

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

Transforming learning and teaching, inspiring learners, improving attainment and supporting young people to achieve their potential is what we want our schools to achieve.

We are looking to appoint an experienced and highly motivated leader as Head Teacher at St Louise Primary School in the Murray area of East Kilbride. Building on the school’s ethos we want to provide the best education we can for children. You will be responsible for taking forward learning and teaching in line with Council’s priorities for education and the drivers of change in the National Improvement Framework. 

In South Lanarkshire we want to make positive meaningful changes in the lives of young people. Our modern school buildings provide an excellent environment for learning and teaching.

We will support you to inspire the learning of our children and young people.  Teaching duties - supporting the delivery of Curriculum for Excellence across all ages and stages of the primary school.  Working in partnership with parents, families and improving outcomes for children is the agenda for this Head Teacher post.


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.

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

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

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 Leisure & Culture.

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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 : Thursday 22 December 2017

Applicants for this post please be advised that interviews will take place in January 2017

See also:
Headteacher Updated Nov 16.doc