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    Senior leadership team

    Senior Leadership Team Teaching Staff School Support Staff

     

    Mr Ronnie Ross

    Headteacher

    Roles and responsibilities of Mr Ross

     

    Quality Indicators:

    • 1.2 Leadership of learning
    • 1.3 Leadership of change
    • 1.4 Leadership and management of staff
    • 1.5 Management of resources to promote equity

     

    Remit Areas:

    • Strategic planning
    • School Improvement Planning
    • Staffing (appointments, care and welfare, conditions of service, leave of absence)
    • Strategic responsibility for school budget/finance
    • Discipline and grievance
    • Health and safety – strategic
    • Quality Improvement / Quality Assurance / Self Evaluation
    • Liaison with the Directorate Leadership Team
    • Strategic responsibility for leadership
    • Overseeing implementation of local and national priorities
    • Principal Adviser to the Parent Council
    • Chair meetings with Professional Associations
    • Liaison with Professional Associations
    • School Calendar
    • Promoting Positive Behaviour/Discipline Code
    • Homework Policy
    • School Prospectus
    • Staff Handbook
    • Placing requests – overview
    • Responsibility for whole school profile

    Mr Forbes Maginnis 

    Depute Headteacher (Kingslaw)

    Roles and responsibilities of Mr Maginnis

     

    Quality Indicators:

    • 1.1 Self-evaluation for self-improvement
    • 1.2 Leadership of learning (Pupils)
    • 1.3 Leadership of Change (Pupils)
    • 2.5 Family Learning (Parental Engagement)
    • 2.6 Transitions (BGE)
    • 2.7 Partnerships (BGE)

     

    Remit Areas:

    • DHT with responsibility for school improvement
    • Strategic responsibility for tracking pupil progress in House
    • Reporting and Parents Evenings for S1 pupils
    • Quality Improvement File in collaboration with the Headteacher
    • Enrolments by House
    • School Representative on the Parent Council
    • Columba 1400
    • Communication (Internal) inc. Communication Working Group Chair
    • Communication (External) inc. School Publicity/Media/PR
    • Communication: Digital Creativity/Literacy and learning inc. School Website Development
    • Extra curricular programme(s)
    • Pupil leadership / participation and voice
    • UCAS
    • EVOLVE/Trips and Excursions
    • Career Ready UK
    • Assembly programme
    • Enterprise / IT / GLOW
    • Responsibility for Cluster and Primary-Secondary transitions
    • Establish S1 classes in collaboration with transition team and primary schools
    • Cluster Group representative
    • P7/S1 Induction programme
    • Open days
    • Captaincy team link to associate primaries
    • Junior Phase Pupil Leadership Team
    • Parental Engagement

     

     Mrs Elaine Belford

    Depute Headteacher (Cotlands)

    Roles and responsibilities of Mrs Belford

     

    Quality Indicators:

    • 1.2 Leadership of learning
    • 2.2 Curriculum
    • 2.3 Learning , teaching and assessment (Monitoring, Tracking and Reporting - SEEMIS)
    • 2.5 Family learning

     

    Remit Areas:

    • DHT with responsibility for curriculum
    • Strategic responsibility for tracking pupil progress in House
    • Strategic lead for SEEMiS, including reporting
    • Staff absence cover backup
    • Enrolments by House
    • Assessment and Reporting for House
    • Reporting and Parents Evenings for S3
    • Strategic responsibility for literacy across the school
    • Timetable – back up
    • Curriculum Committee Chair
    • Curriculum and Course Choice – back up
    • Strategic responsibility for Fair Trade, Global Citizenship etc. 
    • Rights Respecting School initiative/award
    • Recognising and celebrating wider achievement
    • Activity Days
    • Recognising and Celebrating Wider Achievement
    • Saltire
    • Eco Schools Strategic Lead

     

     Mrs Jacqui Muir

    Depute Headteacher (Sandwell)

    Roles and responsibilities of Mrs Muir

     

    Quality Indicators:

    • 1.2 Leadership of learning (Teachers)
    • 1.3 Leadership of change (Teachers)
    • 1.4 Leadership and management of staff (Teachers)
    • 2.3 Learning , teaching and assessment

     

     Remit Areas:

    • DHT with responsibility for leading on learning and teaching
    • Strategic responsibility for tracking pupil progress in House
    • Assessment and Reporting for House
    • Reporting and Parents Evenings for S4,S5 and S6 pupils
    • SQA Tracker
    • Lead and manage learning
    • School noticeboards and signage
    • In-service Days arrangements
    • Leadership development for teaching staff
    • Lead on PRD and CLPL
    • In-house CLPL programme
    • Levenmouth CLPL/Pedagogy twitter @LevenmouthCLPL
    • Strategic responsibility for numeracy
    • Enrolments by House
    • Insight Champion
    • Pupil leadership including SPLT, Pupil SLT (Captaincy), Senior Buddies,
    • CLPL programme for probationers and students
    • Probationer School Induction Manager and Student Teacher Regent (incl. SPS)
    • ALM overview

    Miss Nicola Haddow

    Depute Headteacher (Letham)

    Roles and responsibilities of Miss Haddow

     

    Quality Indicators:

    • 1.2 Leadership of learning (Senior Phase)
    • 2.6 Transitions (Senior Phase)
    • 2.7 Partnerships (Senior Phase)
    • 3.2 Raising Attainment and Achievement
    • 3.3 Creativity and employability

     

     Remit Areas:

    • Strategic responsibility for raising attainment across the school
    • Strategic responsibility for tracking pupil progress in House
    • Enrolments and placing requests Hose
    • Reporting and Parents Evenings for S2
    • Strategic responsibility for STE(A)M initiatives and programmes of learning
    • Opportunities for All Coordinator
    • Strategic responsibility for positive sustained destinations
    • Skills for Learning, Life and Work
    • Employability and the World of Work
    • Tracking (S1 – S6)
    • PEF
    • Timetabler
    • Curriculum and Course Choice
    • Insight Champion – back up

    Mrs Susan Moffatt

    Depute Headteacher (Pupil Support)

    Roles and responsibilities of Mrs Moffatt

     

    Quality Indicators:

    • 1.2 Leadership of Learning (Pupil Support Faculty)
    • 2.1 Safeguarding and child protection
    • 2.4 Personalised support 
    • 2.6 Transitions
    • 2.7 Partnerships (GIRFEC)
    • 3.1 Ensuring wellbeing, equality  (equity) and inclusion

     

    Remit Areas:

    • DHT responsibility for Pupil Support
    • Tracking and monitoring all pupils key worked by Pupil Support
    • Responsibility for Promoting Positive Behaviour
    • Strategic responsibility for Approved Flexible Packages
    • Chair of Pupil Support Meetings
    • Strategic lead of pastoral care and pupil welfare
    • Restorative and De-escalation strategic lead
    • Alternatives to Exclusion
    • Care Experienced
    • School reports on GIRIF
    • Child Protection Coordinator
    • Transition arrangements for ASN learners
    • ASN transport arrangements
    • Liaison with external partners/agencies
    • Strategic responsibility for equality, diversity and inclusion
    • Pupil Support Handbook
    • EMA Coordinator
    • Attendance Strategy Group
    • Enrolments Pupil Support
    • PSS link DHT
    • SPoC – Police Scotland / Fire Scotland
    • Strategic responsibility for SSC and PSOs

     

     

    Ms Karen Hamilton

    Business Manager

    Roles and responsibilities of Ms Hamilton

     

    Quality Indicators:

    • 1.2 Leadership of learning  (Single Status staff)
    • 1.3 Leadership of change (Single Status staff)
    • 1.4 Leadership and management of staff (Single Status staff)
    • 1.5 Management of resources to promote equity

     

    Remit Areas:

    • Chair of the Health and Safety Committee
    • Financial Manager – operational
    • Overview and management of all single status staff including admin, techs, library etc.
    • Staffing
    • Liaison with janitorial and cleaning teams
    • Devolved School Management
    • External funding streams
    • School fund
    • ‘A’ Allocation
    • Freedom of Information requests
    • Staff cover arrangements
    • ICT and network development
    • Health and Safety Officer
    • ScotXed and Fife Council returns
    • Minibus
    • Building and property
    • Link with FES (facilities management)
    • SQA Coordinator
    • Prelim/assessment arrangements
    • Arranging AA accommodation for SQA etc.
    • School accommodation
    • Awards Ceremony
    • Copyright and reprographics
    • Event management
    • Register teacher allocation
    • School photographs
    • Pupil introductory handbook/prospectus
    • PSA Hours