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Head teacher for Highland's newest school in Inverness advertised with a salary of £63,321 and an initial school roll of 250 pupils

By Louise Glen

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Artists impressions of the new school at Ness Castle.
Artists impressions of the new school at Ness Castle.

HIGHLAND Council are advertising for a head teacher, for a brand new Inverness school.

Advertised as head teacher (primary) for New Primary School, in the Ness Castle area of the city, the starting salary for the post is £63,321 per annum.

The full time permanent post is advertised on the myjobscotland public service recruitment page.

The advert for the post reads: "Applications from Gaelic speakers are encouraged.

"This New Primary School and Nursery in the Ness Castle Area of Inverness is a new non-denominational school to the south of Inverness city centre.

"The school is located within a new and growing community.

"The school is currently under construction and will be built in two phases.

The advert added: "At opening (phase one) there will be 12 primary classrooms and a maximum of four nursery classrooms. It is expected that the school will open with a roll of approximately 250 primary aged pupils."

Teachers salaries are set by a national body, and agreed through unions.

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