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St Joseph's College,Craigs Road, DG1 4UU
£32,994 - £41,412 per year
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Full Time
35 hours per week

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Teacher Religious Education (1.0fte) (Permanent)
St Joseph’s College, Dumfries
Unpromoted Teacher Salary - £32,994 - £41,412

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. 

St Joseph’s College is a very popular secondary school situated in the town of Dumfries and currently we are looking to appointment a motivated and enthusiastic teacher to join our vibrant and successful school. The school building has recently been extensively redeveloped as part of the Schools for the Future programme and as such has a range of excellent indoor and outdoor facilities and latest equipment.

We are looking to recruit a teacher of religious education for 35 hours per week (1.0fte).

Applicants are required to be fully registered in secondary education 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.

In line with Section 21 (2A) of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 the successful candidate for this post will require to have the approval of the Roman Catholic Church.  Applicants are advised that it is their responsibility to obtain such approval and this must be done at the same time as submitting the application form. The necessary documents can be downloaded from the Scottish Catholic Education Service web site at:

This post forms part of Dumfries Learning Town schools and/or the Bridge to deliver courses as part of the BGE and /or senior phase curriculum as appropriate to meet the needs of our learners.

A significant relocation package of up to £5000 is available to the successful candidate. Please see attached guidance for further information.

For further information, please contact:  Mrs Bernadette Jones, Headteacher on 01387 252893 or email:

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