Principal Teacher, Support (Guidance), Kinross High School (PKC03412)

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Perth and Kinross Council
£40,602 per year
04 Aug 2017
27 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Principal Teacher, Support (Guidance) (PKC03412)
£40,602 (subject to job-sizing)
Kinross High School

Kinross High School is a high attaining secondary school based in a community campus, with the school roll projected to grow to over 1050 in the next school session. There is a permanent full time Principal Teacher Pupil Support (Depute Head of House) vacancy. The successful candidate will ideally have relevant school pupil support experience.

For further information, please contact Jason Bain DHT on 01577 867100.


You will preferably have experience of a successful acting appointment or secondment in a leadership role.


Managing a caseload of up to 400 pupils you will also lead on pupil opportunities for developing skills for learning, life & work and have an overview of the Personal Support Programme, including wider achievement & attainment

Please see the Roles & Responsibilities document attached for further information.

The Individual

We invite applications from experienced pupil support professionals, with the ability to lead, manage and to provide strategic direction to staff, work collaboratively with other services and agencies to the benefit of pupils and who have experience of working with children with additional support needs.

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.

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, 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:
Kinross HS - PT Guidance - Job Profile.doc
Kinross HS - PT Guidance - Remit.docx
Kinross HS - PT Guidance - School Desc.doc