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Principal Teacher of Pupil Support - Bucksburn Academy

Principal Teacher of Pupil Support - Bucksburn Academy

Posted 7 October by Aberdeen city council
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Job DescriptionBefore applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link  and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Location:Bucksburn Academy
Duration: Permanent/Full Time Term Time

Job Purpose

To contribute to the management of the school/service and the delivery of quality education through the appropriate involvement of pupils, staff, parents, other agencies and the community. This will be done in accordance with the Authority Strategic Plan, the school/service's Development Plan, National Priorities, Local Improvement Objectives, in accordance with the current legislation, and within national and local agreements and in the context of Aberdeen futures.


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

Appropriate teaching qualification

Full GTC (Scotland) registration in the appropriate subject/sector, or be eligible for such registration

PVG scheme membership – Working with Children

The post holder needs to be able to demonstrate an understanding or experience of:

Team leadership

Current issues and developments in areas of responsibility

Curriculum development

Inclusive practice in education

Planning and assessment

Classroom management

The General Teaching Council for Scotland Standard for Registration and Standard for Career Long Professional Learning, Code of Conduct and Scheme of Professional Update

Collegiate and partnership working

Health and safety

Child Protection/GIRFEC


This post will have responsibility for:

Pastoral care for one of the four Houses

School policy on Equality and Inclusion

SQA Alternative Assessment Arrangements

Shared responsibility for the coordination of support for learning

The Individual

See Job Profile for more information


An attractive relocation package is available to the successful candidate if they are required to relocate their primary residence to fulfil this role. Relocation must be within a reasonable commuting distance to the workplace. Currently, the scheme offers a max of £8,000 (inc VAT) paid on a reimbursement basis.

Reference: 36167610

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