Teacher Primary, Dumfries and Galloway

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Hoddom SchoolDumfries and Galloway

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £27,438-£36,480
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Class Teacher who will contribute to and work effectively with our creative and inspiring teaching team within Hoddom Primary School and the very successful Eaglesfield/Hoddom/Hottsbridge Partnership.

The school has a rural catchment area and is part of the Lockerbie Academy Cluster. Hoddom currently has 4 multi-composite classes.

We are very proud of our relationship with the local community and ensure our children are actively involved in planning their own learning experiences, using the local area and resources as much as possible. We aim to provide a secure and friendly atmosphere in which each child can develop to their full potential educationally, socially and emotionally.

You will provide effective learning and teaching and carry out related activities and developments following local, national and school policies under the direction of the Head Teacher.

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.

A significant relocation package of up to £5000 is available to the successful candidate. Please see the attached removal expenses document for further information - Relocation Policy.

Applicants are required to be fully registered in the appropriate sector with the General Teaching Council of Scotland (GTCS), Clerwood House, 96 Clermiston Road, Edinburgh, EH12 6UT.

This post 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.

Closing date: 20/05/2018

Reference: DGA03498

Hoddom Primary School
Langlands Road

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More about Hoddom School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State
Age Range: 5 - 12 years
Address: Langlands Road, Ecclefechan, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire, DG11 3DS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1576 300613