Pupil Support Teacher 0.6 FTE, Blairgowrie High School (PKC02388)Vacancy posted: Friday, 16 September 2016
Salary: £22,416 - £35,763
Location: Perth and Kinross
Closing date: 30 September 2016
Job ref. no.: PKC02388
Pupil Support Teacher 0.6 FTE (Fixed Term until 31 March 2017) (PKC02388)
£22,416 - £35,763 (pro rata)
Blairgowrie High School
Blairgowrie High School currently has a role of approximately 830 young people. Working together we strive to encourage and help all young people to ASPIRE to be the best they can. We aim to provide a positive learning environment for staff and pupils and our school motto is "Learning together today to shape the world of tomorrow".
A fixed term post has become available working in the Support for Learning department to help support young people achieve as well as possible. This post will include working with young people who are part of the 'Bridge' programme focussed on ensuring a successful transition into secondary school. The post will also include working with class teachers to support learners in classes, leading small groups and one-to-one teaching as well as curriculum development and taking part in other departmental activities. Days of work will be negotiated with the successful candidate. This post may be suitable as a secondment, subject to approval by current line manager.
Blairgowrie High School is the sole secondary school for East Perthshire, and covers a wide catchment area of beautiful landscapes. For leisure time, the area offers many wonderful opportunities for outdoor pursuits and pastimes but is close enough to Perth and Dundee if it is city pursuits you are after. To the West we extend almost to Dunkeld; to the North our area stretches up Glenshee past the Spittal, to the border with Aberdeenshire Council; to the East our area extends to the Angus border and finally to the South-East, Tullybaccart – the highest point on the road between Coupar Angus and Dundee – is our boundary with Dundee Council.
Our associated Primary Schools are Alyth, Burrelton, Coupar Angus, Glendelvine, Kettins, Kirkmichael, Meigle, Newhill, Rattray and St Stephen's.
If you would like further information about this exciting job opportunity, please contact the Depute Headteacher, Andy Dingwall on 01250 870200.
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.
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