The successful candidate will support the vision for the school and implement strategies to achieve this vision. This is a key post which comes at an exciting and challenging time for education in the school.
Broxburn Academy is a comprehensive non-denominational school and serves a cluster of four primary schools serving the communities of Broxburn, Uphall, Kirkhill, Pumpherston and Dechmont.
The school roll is currently 889 and this is steadily rising due to housing developments within the area and an ever increasing confidence from the community about the standard of education we provide and this can also be seen in the growing number of placing requests from outside the catchment area.
The successful candidate will have the necessary experience and leadership skills to assist in taking forward the principles of Curriculum for Excellence in order to support the improvement agenda of the faculty, school and authority.
West Lothian Council are committed to far reaching changes to the way we deliver our Education Services. These changes include giving you the support and environment that you need to get on with your job and develop your abilities. Our dedication is demonstrated by the whole council achievement of the Investors in People Standard and always aiming a little higher in our service delivery and improvements.
A relevant teaching qualification and registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland is essential.
This post is considered Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scotland Act 2007. From 28 February 2011 preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by West Lothian Council
Closing date: 29/04/2018