Dumfries and Galloway’s approach to education looks to combine the traditional values, ethos and atmosphere of this unique corner of Scotland with fresh 21st century thinking. We are seeking to appoint creative teachers with vision and a passion for learning. This post represents an excellent opportunity to be innovative in developing our culture of sharing and learning.
At Dumfries High School we are not only committed to providing the very best educational experiences and opportunities but also to develop our young people as leaders and responsible citizens who will make a huge difference to the school community and beyond. We work in partnership with our parents and carers, our associated primary schools, member of the local community, other partners in learning and most importantly, our young people.
Applicants are required to be fully registered in secondary education with the General Teaching Council of Scotland (GTCS), Clerwood House, 96 Clerminston Road, Edinburgh, EH12 6UT
This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates are required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to formal offer of employment being made by Dumfries and Galloway Council.
Applicants who have been resident outside the UK within the last 5 years, if offered a position, in addition to a Disclosure Scotland Check, will be required to provide a completed police record check from the police authority in the country or countries in which they are resident.
A significant relocation package of up to £5000 is available to the successful candidate. Please see the attached removal expenses document for further information.
This post forms part of Dumfries Learning Town and you may be required to work across those schools for the duration of this appointment.
Closing date: 14/11/2019
Dumfries High School, Marchmount, Dumfries