Lead Principal Teacher of Guidance – Lochside Academy – Aberdeen City Council Careers – Aberdeen

Aberdeen City Council Careers

Job Description Before 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. Duration: Full Time, Permanent Location: Lochside Academy 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’s strategic plan, the school/service improvement plan, national priorities, local improvement objectives, in accordance with current legislation and within national and local agreements. Requirements 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 Responsibilities The post holder is expected to demonstrate: * Provide strategic leadership of the Guidance team within Lochside Academy including all aspect of quality improvement * Lead and manage the Guidance team consisting of six Principal Teachers of Guidance * Deputy School Child Protection Officer * Operational lead for all aspects relating to pupil attendance * Responsible for ensuring operational compliance with all national health and wellbeing protocols and statutory requirements * Representing the Guidance Team in decision making processes * Lead the facilitation of Pupil Voice within our wider school improvement processes * Responsible for all aspects of curriculum development and accreditation within the Guidance Team In addition to having the day to day responsibilities of a principal teacher of Guidance for a targeted caseload; * Provide strategic leadership of the Guidance team within Lochside Academy including all aspect of quality improvement * Lead and manage the Guidance team consisting of six Principal Teachers of Guidance * Deputy School Child Protection Officer * Operational lead for all aspects relating to pupil attendance * Responsible for ensuring operational compliance with all national health and wellbeing protocols and statutory requirements * Representing the Guidance Team in decision making processes * Lead the facilitation of Pupil Voice within our wider school improvement processes * Responsible for all aspects of curriculum development and accreditation within the Guidance Team The Individual See job profile for more information. Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. Flexible Working We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation. Disability Confident We are a Disability Confident Employer. If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact. Armed Forces We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme. We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families:. We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions. Guaranteed Interview Scheme We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who: * have a disability * are care-experienced and aged 16-29 * are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships) * have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship * are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships Further information can be found at

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