Depute Head Teacher, Perth Academy, Murray Place, Perth

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Job Description Depute Head Teacher (PKC11236) £74,190 Perth Academy, Murray Place, Perth Perth Academy is a large, vibrant comprehensive secondary school in the Fair City of Perth. Our vision is to be Together, Engaged Achieving...

Job Description

Depute Head Teacher (PKC11236)
Perth Academy, Murray Place, Perth
Perth Academy is a large, vibrant comprehensive secondary school in the Fair City of Perth.
Our vision is to be Together, Engaged Achieving and Motivated. Our values are Respect, Integrity, Safety and Equity.
Our school is on an improvement journey and the role of Depute Head Teacher, will be key in ensuring the school’s ambitious agenda for improvement is realised.
This role involves leading on a strategic remit and working closely with colleagues in the Senior Leadership Team and Middle Leadership Teams to deliver the best possible support and outcomes for our learners. Relevant experience in senior leadership would be an advantage, as would a sound knowledge and understanding of universal, targeted and personalised support and child protection.
You will be an organised, values-drive middle or senior leader who is motivated, committed to inclusive practice and ambitious for the success of all young people.
You will have a proven track record of delivering success in middle or senior school leadership, ideally with experience in pupil support, demonstrating the necessary skills to provide effective leadership of your strategic remit.
The successful candidate will possess the necessary characteristics and resilience to work in a high-paced and challenging environment where innovation, commitment and inclusive practices are expected.

The Individual

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact the Head Teacher, Eleanor Paul on 01738 458000. 

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.

Should you be invited to attend interview, you will be asked to provide 2 references, one of which must be your current or most recent employer.  Therefore, when completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details for two referees. 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.

As Perth & Kinross Council operates an open reference policy, the onus will be on you to provide us with your references.

Please note, as your references are required for the start of the interview process, it is important you approach your referees and ask them to complete and submit them by e-mail to PRIOR to the date of your interview.  The job profile and reference template are attached to this advert for you to forward to your referees.  You will not have access to them after the post has closed.

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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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.