Depute Headteacher

in St Andrews, Scotland

Proposed Interview Date: Week Commencing 30 May 2022

Closing Date: Monday 23 May 2022

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £55,740

Working Pattern: 35 hours per week

Location: Canongate Primary School, St Andrews

The Education & Children’s Services Directorate is committed to Improving Life Chances for All through a wide range of direct services which support Fife Council children, young people, families, and the wider Fife community. Fife Council's approach to improvement is rooted in Fife Council's core values: Compassion, Ambition, Respect, and Equity which reflect the ethos, culture, and practice principles of all staff across the directorate. Fife Council strive to ensure that Fife Council attitudes and behavior reflect these core values in all Fife Council dealings with children, young people, their families, and the wider community in partnership with those who support them.

Job Details

Fife Council is looking for a highly-skilled school leader who is passionate about improving life chances for all through a professional commitment to leading change and improvement that ensures positive outcomes for Fife Council children and young people. As a deputy headteacher in Fife you will be responsible for supporting the headteacher by contributing to the strategic vision for the school, working with a wide range of stakeholders to implement and pursue the objectives set in policies, and contributing to the development of a self-improving system across the education community and beyond.

Qualification, Registration, and Skill Requirements

You are required to have high levels of interpersonal skills and abilities which will enable you to work as a member of the senior leadership team to lead and manage school improvement, both at strategic and operational levels, to ensure continuous improvement.

You are required to demonstrate a commitment to your professional learning as a school leader through career-long professional learning activity and to be able to show how this has impacted your practice.

Before confirming your appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland and become a member of the relevant PVG scheme.

You are required to be fully registered with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) and to model all behavior expected of a teacher in Scotland in line with the relevant Professional Standards.

Other Details

  1. Salary £55,740 per annum
  2. Job Type Full Time
  3. Map Location Maynard Rd St Andrews KY16 8RX
  4. Category Education
  5. Posted 1 month ago