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  • Ref no: DGA04848
  • Published: 13/9/19
  • Closes: 27/9/19
  • Location: Lockerbie Academy & Primary School ,Glasgow Road, DG11 2AT
  • Salary: £54,756.00
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.


Depute Headteacher (Temporary)

Lockerbie Academy

HT04 - £54,756


Lockerbie 2-18 Campus is a 1100+ student school situated in the Annandale and Eskdale district of Dumfries and Galloway.


We are seeking to appoint an Acting Depute Headteacher for 1 year (until the end of June 2020).  You should have a passion for learning, with vision to help to continue take the school forward.


We are embarking on a 2-18 approach as a campus that is not new for the region, but is new for us. Our aim is to further meet the needs of learners across a 2-18 campus in Lockerbie. This post is specific to the SECONDARY. As such, GTCS registration is required for the Secondary sector, not Primary.


The school prides itself in that it provides a stable, caring and purposeful learning atmosphere in which all students have the opportunity to achieve their maximum potential.


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 post forms part of Dumfries Learning Town and you may be required to work across those schools for the duration of this appointment


This post is temporary for up to 1 year.


This post may be suitable for secondment.  Agreement from your line manager must be sought before applying for this post.


For further information please contact: Brian Asher on tel: 01576 205170 or email:

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