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  • Ref no: PKC06474
  • Published: 26/3/2020
  • Closes: 19/4/2020
  • Location: Dunning Primary School, Station Road, Dunning, PH2 0RH
  • Salary: £47,013.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Term Time Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Principal Teacher - PKC06474
£47,013 (Subject to job-sizing)
Dunning Primary School

The Principal Teacher role in Dunning Primary School provides a middle leadership opportunity for any dedicated, ambitious and enthusiastic practitioner.

Your main responsibilities will focus on ensuring inclusion for all pupils, as well as raising attainment and closing the attainment gap.

This post includes a class teaching commitment.

This leadership role will create opportunities for you, as the successful candidate to contribute to the identification and delivery of school priorities and improvement objectives.

The Individual

We are looking to appoint a motivated, dynamic and experienced individual with an excellent track record in Primary teaching.

You will have a detailed knowledge and experience of the whole primary curriculum, and will confidently apply the principles of the curriculum for excellence within the classroom.

As Principal Teacher, you will have the ability to work effectively, building relationships with partners, colleagues, parents, the wider community and other specialist agencies as appropriate.

The ability to organise workload to meet deadlines is essential.

As the successful candidate, you will join a committed staff team who promote an ethos of achievement for all within a vibrant, rural school.

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Dani McPhee, Head Teacher, on 01764 661350 or

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.

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 here.

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