Class Teacher, Perth and Kinross

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Royal School Of Dunkeld Primary SchoolPerth and Kinross

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

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative teacher to work as part of our team; someone who can inspire our pupils and contribute to the life and work of our school.

The vacancy is in our Primary 7 class and is to cover the secondment of the class teacher to a promoted post.

As the successful applicant, you will be an excellent classroom teacher with experience teaching CfE Second Level. You will be skilled at establishing positive relationships with pupils and colleagues alike and keen to participate fully as a member of our school community.


About the School

At the Royal School of Dunkeld we are committed to excellence in all that we do to provide quality learning experiences for all of our children and young people.  We are very proud of our school, our spectacular school grounds, the supportive and creative community we are situated in and the fantastic learning opportunities we are able to provide.  All of the staff are committed to providing an atmosphere where everyone is respected,helped and supported to maximise their potential.

We have a strong sense of ethos in our school and all children, staff and parents are highly valued and contribute to making our school and nursery a dynamic place to learn.

We are surrounded by outstanding school grounds, which provide a rich environment for learning and play.  We are also proud to have successfully held Eco School status over many years.

Our school serves a wide catchment area, including Birnam and Dunkeld, as well as Amulree and Glen Quaich, Dowally, Kincraigie and Butterstone.  There are seven primary classes which are currently single stage, as well as a wonderful Nursery which allows us to provide a seamless transition to Primary 1.


The Individual
You will have:

 - Ability to plan, teach and assess high quality learning experiences.

 - Knowledge and understanding of CfE (in particular Second Level).

 - Ability to assess pupil progress and to plan for the needs of all pupils.

 - Ability to motivate and engage children in active learning.

 - Ability to use information and communication technology to support and enhance learning and teaching experiences.

 - Willingness to contribute to and promote the development of  the positive ethos of the school.

 - Ability to promote and develop working partnerships with colleagues, other professionals, parents and the wider community.


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.

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 picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.


Closing date: 08/12/2019

Reference: PKC06167

Royal School of Dunkeld, Dunkeld

More about Royal School Of Dunkeld Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State
Age Range: 5 - 12 years
Address: Dunkeld, Perthshire, PH8 0AB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1350 727237