Teacher Primary (Temporary)

Vacancy posted: Friday, 13 January 2017

Salary: 26,895 - 35,763
Location: Dumfries

Closing date: 27 January 2017
Job ref. no.: DGA01941


Teacher Primary (Temporary)(7/20396)
Lochside Primary School
Unpromoted Teachers Scale - £26,895 - £35,763

We are a committed and highly dedicated team looking for someone to join us. We need an enthusiastic and committed class teacher who has the ability to teach with enthusiasm and creativity, in order to motivate pupils to be interested in, and committed to their learning.

You must have a clear understanding of the issues surrounding teaching and learning and demonstrate the ability to create a quality leaning environment.

Lochside Primary is situated in the heart of North West Dumfries. As a school we are an extremely supportive community. We are a very forward thinking and proactive team. We strongly promote a nurturing ethos in order to meet all learners' needs effectively.

Applicants should have a clear understanding of strategies to support meeting the needs of all; classroom and behaviour management skills are essential.

Applicants for teaching posts must be registered with the General Teaching Council for Scotland, 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.

This is a temporary post for a period of up to 6 months.

For further information please contact Ginette Henderson, Headteacher on 01387 720438 or email: gw08hendersonginette@ea.dumgal.gov.uk

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About Dumfries and Galloway Council

Dumfries and Galloway is the third largest region in Scotland. It covers 2,380 square miles and has an estimated population of 148,060 - that's around 60 people a square mile compared with the Scottish average of 168.

Our Council has a clear vision:

"to make Dumfries and Galloway the best place in Scotland to live, learn, work, visit and grow."

It also has a set of values that underpin all its work. These are:
• Customer First
• Continuous improvement
• Equality and diversity
• Local decision making and service delivery
• Openness and communication
• Team work and partnership
• Trust and honesty
They work to achieve that by delivering the actions in the Community Plan for Dumfries and Galloway the Corporate Plan for the Council and the Single Outcome Agreement with the Scottish Government.

The Council delivers its services through five departments with a staff of just under 8000 people. Also included within the Council are the Police and Fire and Rescue Service.

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