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Various Locations in Perth & Kinross Council Area, PH1 5GD
£28,113 - £42,336 per year
Contract Type:
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Term Time Full Time
35 hours per week

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Job Description

Peripatetic Primary Pupil Support Teachers 2FTE - PKC08945
£28,113 - £42,336
Various Locations in the Perth & Kinross Council Area

An opportunity has arisen to join Perth and Kinross Council Inclusion Service, a key service within the Education and Children's Service, with an ambitious improvement agenda focused on embedding excellent inclusive practice across our education settings. 

We are recruiting Primary Pupil Support Teachers (PPSTs) to help us shape and deliver support that enables children with additional support needs to learn and achieve to their potential.  The posts will support learning for children in various schools across Perth and Kinross.

The PPSTs appointed will be expected to use their significant knowledge and skills to contribute to the identification and assessment of children with a wide range of Additional Support Needs (ASN).

You will also support and provide guidance regarding the planning and delivery of appropriate learning and teaching.  You will model good practice through cooperative teaching and develop and lead collegiates that together build the skills and capacity of school staff.  You will also work in partnership with other specialist services to meet the needs of learners, and provide consultation opportunities to staff and parents

The Individual

You should have significant experience of teaching within a primary mainstream setting and have an understanding of excellent inclusive practice.

You should have recent relevant experience of working with learners with ASN, and have a depth of knowledge and understanding of a range of learning differences and appropriate interventions.

You will have excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate that you can work collaboratively with colleagues to assess and develop plans to support a range of learning needs.

You are also required to have a current full driving licence and access to a car, to enable you to travel between schools.

For further information about these posts, please contact Kirsty Lockhart on 07920 087756.

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.

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