Teacher of English, Perth High School (PKC02506)

Perth and Kinross Council
£22,416 - £35,763 per year
14 Oct 2016
06 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Teacher of English (PKC02506)
£22,416 - £35,763 (Fixed term for up to 12 months)
Perth High School

We have a vacancy for a Teacher of English at Perth High School. Perth High School is a large comprehensive drawing it’s catchment from a mix of Perth city and rural Perthshire. The English Department offers the full 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 and forward thinking department.

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 ability to teach Media Studies would be preferred, but not essential.

For further information, please contact the headteacher at the school on 01738 628271.

Please note, should you be invited to attend interview, you will be asked to provide 2 references. Therefore, when completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details for two referees. 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.

As Perth & Kinross Council operates an open reference policy, the onus will be on you to provide us with your references. You should e-mail the job profile and reference template to your referees for completion. (It is also important to include the reference number of the post on the proforma. The references should then be presented to the chair of the interview panel when you attend.

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.

For further information on this post, please contact the school on 01738 628271.

The Individual

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

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.

See also:
Perth High School - Teacher of English - Job Profile.doc