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Dumfries High School,Marchmount, DG1 1PX
£33,729 - £42,336 per year
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Full Time
35 hours per week


Teacher Computing (1.0fte) (Permanent) (7/13476)
Dumfries High School
Unpromoted Teacher Salary:  £33,729 - £42,336

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 appointcreative 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 providingthe 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.

We are seeking to appointa full time (1FTE) Teacher of Computing on a permanent basis.

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

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.  From 28 February 2011, 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.  

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 were resident.

Please note – Pay arrangements for those starting after 1st day of school session.

In accordance with Teachers Conditions of Service (SNCT – appendix 2.19), Teachers who commence their employment or change their payscale with Dumfries and Galloway Council after the first day of the school session will have their salary for the remainder of the school salary year recalculated to reflect how teachers accrue pay and leave. In these circumstances, a calculation will be carried out upon commencement of employment and pay and leave will be adjusted.  This may have a temporary detriment to your salary however this will balance out over the course of the session.

Information regarding the national pay and leave calculation can be accessed at: 2 Appendix 2.19 Final Version June 2018.pdf

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 recruitment incentive of up to £6000 may be available to the successful

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 Mr Phil Cubbon, Headteacher on 01387 263061 or email:    

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