Thursday, 4 August 2016

Getting A Head

It looks idyllic - a school of six pupils, with a tea-room below and a community-centre across the track - but the residents of the Isle of Muck are concerned. The authorities have been unable to secure the services of a headteacher for the primary school.

Living accommodation is provided; the salary attractive; weekend work is not required; even the shortest of the six annual holidays is a full week long. What's wrong? Perhaps it's all too close for comfort. A BBC reporter covers aspects of the case. However, the vacancy on the island is open and the space of the location below is there to see.

Scottish Islands Explorer - four small schools in the Small Isles
Digital Edition: little need to search far when it's there on-line

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