Teacher of Physical Education

Blairgowrie High SchoolPerth and Kinross

Job Description

Teacher of Physical Education (Fixed Term until 15 August 2021) - PKC07134

£27,498 - £41,412

Blairgowrie High School

Are you a committed teacher with the drive and determination to provide excellent learning experiences for young people?

If so, an opportunity has arisen for you to to be part of our successful PE department, delivering a wide range of experiences and courses to challenge and enthuse our learners.

As a Teacher of PE, you will have the opportunity to deliver a range of courses throughout the BGE and Senior Phase. At Blairgowrie High School we are interested in supporting learners and developing their ability to lead their learning. We believe in challenging and supporting everyone to achieve.

Blairgowrie High School currently has a role of approximately 750 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 learners and our school motto is “Learning together today to shape the world of tomorrow”.

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.  

The Individual

If you would like further information about this exciting job opportunity, please contact the Depute Head Teacher, Lawrie Stewart on 01250 871200.

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, 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.

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.

Find out more about working for Perth & Kinross Council and living in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland here.

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