Class Teacher, Perth and Kinross

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Tulloch Primary SchoolPerth and Kinross

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £26,697-£40,206
Contract term: Fixed Term

Job Description
We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic teacher to join our staff team an teach a P2/3 class. Applications are invited from practitioners who have the vision and energy to sustain and ensure continued development and progress within our school. This role is an opportunity to work with colleagues and stage partners to plan learning experiences that meet the needs of a wide range of learners.


About the School

Tulloch Primary School is situated in the Tulloch area of north west Perth. The school was established in 1969 and in February 2018 we moved from our original school building to our modern, newly built school. In our wonderful new school we continue to pride ourselves in being a welcoming, successful place where we work together. Our school motto is ‘Courage and Compassion’ and we continually strive to ensure that our children have the confidence to face new challenges. Tulloch Primary School has a large team of staff who are nurturing and committed to the success of our children. The current school roll is 390 made up of 14 classes, 2 Specialist Provision classes and a Nurture Class. Our Nursery has the capacity to provide early learning and childcare for a maximum 32/40 children aged 2 to those not yet attending school.


About Working for Perth & Kinross Council

Perth & Kinross Council’s schools consistently perform above the national average for pupil attainment and receive positive inspection reports. The Council has invested heavily in new school buildings and facilities in recent years. Our schools work together innovatively to embrace new technology, for example with the Perth City Campus initiative.

The Council’s Education and Children's Services departments are jointly managed at Director level and we have long advocated early intervention and support in children’s earliest years to improve long-term outcomes. The Council is also committed to ensuring positive outcomes for school leavers, with investment in Modern Apprenticeships and our innovative Careers Academy, increased opportunities for work experience and paid internships.

The Council is fully committed to investing in its staff, providing inductions, ongoing training and support with a view to retaining talented staff through succession planning. Perth & Kinross Council promotes the Professional Update approach to ensure continuous professional development for teachers. We encourage staff to widen their horizons and make connections across the organisation, supporting their own and the Council’s development.


The Individual
When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (preferably e-mail addresses) for two referees.  One should be your current or most recent employer.

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.

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills developed during a military career are transferable to local government roles.


Closing date: 25/11/2019

Reference: PKC06088

Tulloch Primary School, Gillespie Place, Perth

More about Tulloch Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 12 years
Address: Gillespie Place, Perth, Perthshire, PH1 2QX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1738 627500