Only one classroom teaching post at Rothesay Academy is currently unfilled, according to a report for local councillors this week.
The report, to be presented to members of Argyll and Bute Council’s Bute and Cowal area committee on Tuesday, re-states the authority’s intention to recruit a new head teacher for the school who will start work in August, at the beginning of the 2015-16 academic year.
Apart from the vacant head teacher’s post, the only unfilled teaching role at the school is for a modern languages teacher for 80 per cent of the school’s working week.
On the head teacher vacancy - created by the resignation of Patricia McCurrach, who was appointed in October but left on March 29 for personal reasons - the report states: “The vacant post has been advertised in the first instance, as a temporary appointment until the end of June, by internal advert (within Argyll
“This will allow time to consider and generate an advert for a permanent post holder during the summer term with a start date of August 2015.”