Class Teacher of Gaelic Medium Education

Goodlyburn Primary SchoolPerth and Kinross

Job Description

Class Teacher of Gaelic Medium Education (Fixed Term until 14 August 2022) - PKC07358

£27,498 - £41,412 (pro-rata)

Goodlyburn Primary School, Perth

This is an opportunity to join a vibrant, highly dedicated team committed to meeting the needs of all our children.

Our Gaelic Medium provision has increased steadily over the last couple of years and you will join our Gaelic Medium teacher team as part of a job share. You will be a fluent Gaelic speaker, have effective oral and written skills in Gaelic and English and have experience of teaching all stages.

Goodlyburn Primary School shares a campus with Perth College, University of Highlands and Islands. We are approximately one mile from the centre of Perth and are on a regular bus route. Perth is a beautiful City, often referred to as the Gateway to the Highlands and we are equi-distant from Glasgow and Edinburgh approximately 1 hour by car, with excellent motorway and rail links. 

You can find more information about our school via our website http://goodlyburnps.schoolwebsite.scot or through our twitter account @GoodlyburnPS

The Individual

You will be a fluent Gaelic speaker, have excellent oral and written skills in Gaelic and English and have experience of teaching all stages.

You will be enthusiastic and innovative in your thinking, work well as a team and have a positive outlook and desire to promote Gaelic language and culture.

You should be able to demonstrate a knowledge of current curriculum developments and have a creative approach to learning and teaching.

For further information on this vacancy please contact Annemarie Sands, Head Teacher, Goodlyburn Primary School on 01738 454230.

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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