Head Teacher, East Dunbartonshire

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St Mary's KenmureEast Dunbartonshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £56,000 - £59,000
Contract term: Permanent

St Mary’s Kenmure is located in the North of Glasgow in Bishopbriggs.  It is in commutable distance of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Stirling. Further information about St Mary’s can be found online at www.stmaryskenmure.org.uk

St Mary’s Kenmure is a secure facility that offers a controlled, safe and secure environment for the care and education of young people who are referred from the Courts and Children’s Hearings. Young people from all over Scotland and England will, from time to time, be accommodated at St Mary’s Kenmure.  We care for 24 young people, in four house units each housing 6 young people

We also offer a wide range of academic and vocational subjects to allow our young people to learn and develop during their stay, along with a variety of recreational facilities including a seven-aside football pitch, gymnasium, fitness suite and a swimming pool.

For the role of Head Teacher we are looking to appoint an inspirational enthusiastic and forward thinking Head Teacher to lead us in the planning and implementation of our school development.   We are looking for someone to provide stability and build on improvement work.

This is a time of development and change. Your drive, commitment and resilience will be essential as you prepare yourself and others to take on the challenge of leading and inspiring our teachers and support staff to work with you on improving the lives of all the young people in our care. You will be energized by the chance to lead and guide education on its new direction.

The successful applicant will work alongside a strong team including Teachers, Support Staff, Senior Management and Care Workers to form a collaborative approach between Education and Care. We are looking for a Head Teacher who will bring great leadership, passion and vision to developing and delivering high quality education for our young people

We welcome applications from Head Teachers, Depute Teachers as well as other senior leaders who can demonstrate the required skills and experience.

You must be fully GTCs registered or have the ability to become registered with the GTCs.

To apply please complete our application form and submit to bsanderson@stmaryskenmure.org.uk

Application Deadline: Friday 19 April 2019 (1200 Noon)

Interviews are expected to take place w/c 29 April 2019

An opportunity to visit the school can be arranged by calling 0141 586 1200 and asking for Geraldine Brownlie or by email to gbrownlie@stmaryskenmure.org.uk 

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More about St Mary's Kenmure
Type: Secure Unit
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Address: Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, G64 2EH, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 141 586 1200