Teacher Computing

Vacancy posted: Monday, 6 June 2016

Salary: 26,895 - 35,763
Location: Newton Stewart

Closing date: 29 September 2016
Job ref. no.: DGA01386


Teacher Computing (7/11367)
Douglas Ewart High School
Unpromoted Teacher Scale - £26,895 - £35,763

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.

Douglas-Ewart High School is a six year school with a current roll of 545+.

Douglas-Ewart High School is a six year community school with a current roll of 545+ serving a cluster with a clear vision and agreed strategy. There is a willingness to work productively as a community partnership to provide the best possible provision for young people. The school fully engages with the Curriculum for Excellence and is progressing well on its journey.

A significant recruitment incentive of up to £6,000 may be available to the successful candidate. For further details please contact the Resources Team on 01387 260402.

As a Teacher of Computing who fulfils the essential criteria in the person specification you would have a key role in sustaining the developing the 3-18 curriculum.

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.

For further information please contact: Mr Alex Cowie on 01671 403773 or email: gw08cowiealexander3@ea.dumgal.sch.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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