Head Teacher appointed for Alness Academy

Craig Paterson has been appointed by The Highland Council as Head Teacher for Alness Academy in the Ross and Cromarty area. 

Mr. Paterson previously worked as a Depute Head Teacher at Inverurie Academy in Aberdeenshire. His most recent role was working as a lead officer for secondary curriculum for the Northern Alliance. He is also a History teacher.

Starting his new role this week, he said: “I am absolutely delighted to be taking up a post with The Highland Council. I am deeply honoured to be given the opportunity of leading Alness Academy and wish to thank students, staff, parents and the community for the messages of welcome I have received”.

Chair of the Education Committee, Cllr John Finlayson said: “I would like to congratulate Craig Paterson on his new role as Head Teacher for Alness Academy. This is a new beginning for the school community as they enter this year with a new building and Head Teacher to lead and support them through their education experience. I wish him every success in his new role.”

28 Jan 2021