Principal Teacher of Music and Drama, Perth Academy

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Job Description Principal Teacher of Music and Drama - PKC11247 £59,481 Perth Academy We are looking for an outstanding aspiring or experienced middle leader who can shape, develop and support this faculty to provide curricular...

Job Description

Principal Teacher of Music and Drama - PKC11247
£59,481
Perth Academy

We are looking for an outstanding aspiring or experienced middle leader who can shape, develop and support this faculty to provide curricular and extracurricular excellence and equity for the young people of Perth Academy. 

You will lead the Music and Drama Faculty, being responsible for all aspects of curriculum development, learning & teaching and the raising of attainment and achievement.  You will have the overview and strategic responsibility for the development of the Music and Drama Faculty.  You will liaise effectively with drama teachers, music teachers, music instructors and support the delivery of whole school music and drama performances, working collaboratively with others in the school to build a performing arts faculty where young people can attain, achieve and build skills for life and work.

You will play an important role as a middle leader and will be expected to contribute to whole school improvement. 

Drive and enthusiasm and a clear vision for improvement, combined with a capacity for sustained hard graft are essential attributes for the successful candidate in this large and thriving school community. 

The Individual

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Eleanor Paul, Head Teacher on 01738 458000 or at perthacademy@pkc.gov.uk

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.