Teacher of Home Economics, Perth and Kinross

Closing date:Expiring soon

Kinross High SchoolPerth and Kinross

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

Job Description
Kinross High School is an excellent school based in South Perthshire within easy commuting distance of the Lothian, Central, Fife and Tayside areas.

We are seeking a creative, ambitious, forward thinking Teacher of Home Economics to complement our thriving and vibrant Health and Wellbeing Faculty.

Our school is a modern building which offers state of the art teaching facilities.  Our Home Economics department offers Practical Cookery, Practical Cakes, Health and Food Technology and has recently introduced Early Learning and Childcare. Our department regularly attracts high numbers of young people choosing to continue with Home Economics throughout their school career.

Here at Kinross High School, we are committed to a vision of 'Learning Together and Achieving Together'.  We value ambition, responsibility, resilience and compassion in our staff and pupils and as a result, we enjoy positive relationships with our young people.

We are committed to unlocking the potential in our staff through our established professional learning programme, annual conference and development role opportunities.

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.


The Individual
You should be a self-motivated team player, committed to raising attainment in the curricular area of Health and Wellbeing

Applications from experienced, and newly qualified teachers who have a proved track record of raising standards are welcome.

Applications from part time teachers will also be considered.

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: 17/11/2019

Reference: PKC06072

Kinross High School, Loch Leven Community Campus, Muirs, Kinross

More about Kinross High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Loch Leven Community Campus, Kinross, Perth, Perthshire, KY13 8FQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1577 862430