Teacher of Technical Education, Dumfries and Galloway

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Castle Douglas High SchoolDumfries and Galloway

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £32,034-£40,206
Contract term: Permanent

An opportunity is offered for a suitably qualified and experienced teacher to apply for the role of Teacher of Technical subjects at the Castle Douglas High School and Dalry Secondary school partnership. We would like to recruit a talented and committed Teacher who will bring a great deal of enthusiasm and energy to this role

Technical subjects are entering an exciting stage in Castle Douglas High School and the successful candidate will be part of a new team who will shape how technical subjects are delivered to the benefit of the pupils, their parents and the communities the schools serves.

Applicants should be confident and able to demonstrate they are an experienced and innovative practitioner. They should have a sound and detailed knowledge and understanding of relevant aspects of Curriculum for Excellence 2-18 and be able to demonstrate they have a commitment to the vision, values and core priorities in the development of education, teaching and learning which meets the needs of all pupils.

The successful applicant will join a new team of Technical subject teachers. They will support and be supported to deliver high quality educational experiences and contribute to the positive management of the school by modelling the school aims and values to maximise and recognise the attainment and achievement of all of our young people.

Our Council’s vision is to make Dumfries and Galloway the best place in Scotland to live, learn, work, visit and grow. Our Education Service contributes to this vision because it is as unique as the area itself. We are proud of our rich mix of schools - large and small, urban and rural, partnership and all-through. Our purpose is clear and simple – to increase achievement, attainment and participation for all young people 2-18 by maximising the opportunity for our staff to develop and innovate through collaborative working.

We believe in developing the autonomy of schools, Headteachers and their staff to facilitate the highest quality learning and teaching. We continue to use our resources in innovative ways to ensure we build on our investment in staff and their practice and this is reflected in continued improvements to attainment, achievement and participation.

We are committed to our teachers, evidenced by the provision of high quality professional learning opportunities for all.

Dumfries and Galloway provides opportunities to enjoy a rich and diverse quality of life for singles, couples and families in this magical corner of Scotland; the experiences on offer are as varied as the stunning landscape. From outdoor pursuits to nationally recognised arts festivals, there are activities and opportunities for all. Furthermore, good quality travel links bring major centres of population within easy reach.

If you are considering a teaching career in Dumfries and Galloway, and in joining a Council that is ambitious and forward thinking, we want to hear from you!

A significant relocation package of up to £5000 may be available to the successful candidate (Permanent positions only). Please see attached guidance for further information.

Applications are welcome from current probationers pending attaining Full Registration with the GTCS in July 2019.

Applicants for teaching posts must be fully registered in appropriate sector with the General Teaching Council for Scotland, Clerwood House, 96 Clermiston Road, Edinburgh, EH12 6UT.

These posts are considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to formal offer of employment being made by Dumfries and Galloway Council.


Closing date: 25/02/2020

Reference: DGA05118

Castle Douglas High School and Dalry Secondary Partnership Dunmuir Road, Castle Douglas

More about Castle Douglas High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Dunmuir Road, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire, DG7 1LQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1556 502821