Teacher of English, Perth High School

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Job Description Teacher of English (Fixed Term until 11 August 2024) - PKC11118 £32,217 - £48,516 Perth High School We have a vacancy for a Teacher of English at Perth High School. Perth High School...

Job Description

Teacher of English (Fixed Term until 11 August 2024) - PKC11118
£32,217 - £48,516
Perth High School

We have a vacancy for a Teacher of English at Perth High School.  

Perth High School is a large comprehensive, drawing pupils from a mix of Perth City and rural Perthshire.  The Department offers a wide range of courses from S1 to Advanced Higher and has high levels of uptake and attainment.  

We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled teacher to join this strong team. 

The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to motivate and engage with young people and show that they fully understand the values and principles of a Curriculum for Excellence.

The Individual

For informal enquiries about this post, please contact Kerry Fraser, Principal Teacher on 01738 628271.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure that you provide contact details for two referees, including email addresses.  One should be your current or most recent employer.  If you are already employed as a teacher with Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide 1 reference, which must be from your current Head Teacher.

Please APPLY ONLINE.  Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross.  If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, any offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of mandatory checks including eligibility to work in the UK, Disclosure Scotland or PVG, qualifications, references, and fitness to undertake the post.  This may also include an Overseas Criminal Records Check if you have spent time living overseas.

A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance.  You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender. 

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists.  Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

At PKC our values and behaviours influence our work and support us in the delivery of the Perth and Kinross Offer.  In your application, and should you be invited to interview, you will be asked to describe situations that support the criteria required in the role and which also demonstrate our values and behaviours.  Find out more about PKC and you could soon be joining our team!

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What we can do for you

If you are successful in a role with Perth & Kinross Council, you will have access to a range of benefits to help your physical, mental and financial wellbeing.