Depute Head Teacher - Musselburgh Grammar School

Musselburgh
£54,681 - £54,681

Vacancy Information

DHT/HT Salary Scale Point 8 (£54681 per annum)

Permanent full time position
35 hours per week
Mon-Fri
To start 26 February 2018

Musselburgh Grammar School serves the town of Musselburgh and the surrounding towns of Wallyford and Whitecraig. The community is strong in Musselburgh and there is loyalty attached to the local Grammar School. We have approximately 1,100 pupils ranging in age from 12 to 18 and over 100 staff in total.

The vision of the school is ‘to become one of the best schools in Scotland.’ This has resonated with all stakeholders and is consistent with the school motto of ‘Striving for Excellence – Caring for All.’ Our pupil centred approach and ambition for young people is also reflected in our school values. Honesty, Determination and Respect were the choices of our school in June 2015.

Continuing to raise attainment is our key objective along with ensuring that our youngsters develop transferable skills for the future. We have recorded our best ever exam results at all levels in 2015, 2016 and 2017.

The school requires a dynamic member of staff to work as one of our four DHTs with strategic remits and responsibilities. If you share these high expectations for young people, we would encourage you to apply for this post. 

Job Details

The role of a Depute Head Teacher is to assist and, where necessary, to deputise for the Head Teacher as required. 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 East Lothian Council under the overall direction of the Head of Education.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification attached at the bottom of the page for the full range of tasks and duties associated with the job. 

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Full GTCS Registration is required.

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.
Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Application Details

Closing date:
19-Nov-2017

Recruitment

Reference No: EAL02442

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