Depute Head Teacher PilmuirPrimary School

Pilmuir Primary School
07 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

The role of the Depute Head Teacher is to assist, and where necessary, to deputise for the Head Teacher in the conduct of the school’s affairs.

General Areas of Responsibility:

“A Teaching Profession for the 21st Century” sets out the outline duties of a Head Teacher:

The role of the Head Teacher is, within the resources available, to conduct the affairs of the school to the benefit of the pupils and the community it serves, through pursuing objectives and implementing policies set by the Education Authority under the overall direction of the Corporate Director of Education and Social Care.  The Head Teacher shall be accountable to the Education Authority for the following list of duties as can reasonably be attached to the post:

  1. responsibility for the leadership, good management and strategic direction of the school

  2. responsibility for school policy for the behaviour management of pupils

  3. the management of all staff, and the provision of professional advice and guidance to colleagues

  4. the management and development of the school curriculum

  5. to act as adviser to the Parent Council and to participate in the selection and appointment of the staff of the school

  6. to promote the Continuing Professional Development of all staff and to ensure that all staff have an annual review of their development needs

  7. working in partnership with parents, other professionals, agencies and schools

  8. to manage the health and safety of all within the school premises