Teacher of Social Subjects, Blairgowrie High School - PKC09350

The Robert Gordon University

United Kingdom

October 11, 2022


Job Description

Teacher of Social Subjects - PKC09350 £28,113 - £42,336 Blairgowrie High School

Blairgowrie High School covers the Eastern Perthshire area. We sit approximately 13 miles from Dundee to the east and 13 miles from Perth to the south. We are also close to Glenshee ski resort and the Cateran trail. Leisure pursuits to suit all tastes abound! Our current roll is just over 800 pupils and predicted to grow for the next few years. We offer a variety of curriculum pathways for young people and have extensive support structures in place for our young people when they need support.

If you are an enthusiastic, motivated professional with strong organisational and leadership skills and who strives to secure the best outcomes for young people then this may be the opportunity for you.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled classroom practitioner to join our Social Subjects Faculty.

We are committed to ensuring the Faculty has opportunity to grow and the successful candidate will play a huge part in helping the department to flourish.

The Individual

The successful candidate will have the appropriate qualifications and registration to teach a Social Subject.

You should have a thorough knowledge of pedagogies that engage learners.

The successful candidate will take account of the needs of all learners in their classrooms and ensure inclusive practice that leads to positive outcomes for learners.

High aspirations for learners, good communication skills with parents/carers and respectful relationships are key to the department's success and the successful applicant will be skilled in positive behaviour management techniques including restorative approaches, in order to be able to contribute positively to the ethos of the school.

If you have innovative approach to engaging young people and instilling a love of social subjects then this may be the job for you.

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Eleanor Rutherford, Depute Head Teacher, 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 Jobs, careers and employment.


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Generally called RGU, Robert Gordon University is an open university. It was originated from an educational institution founded in the 18th century by Robert Gordon. The educational establishment received its university status in 1992. It is one of two institutions...