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Sanquhar Academy,Broomfield, DG4 6BZ
£50,772 per year
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35 hours per week

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Principal Teacher Pupil Support & Faculty of Expressive Arts (7/08079M) (Temporary)

Sanquhar Academy

PT04 £50,772


Sanquhar Academy is located in the Upper Nithsdale area of Dumfries and Galloway, serving the Royal Burgh of Sanquhar and the neighbouring villages of Kirkconnnel, Kelloholm and Wanlockhead.


Sanquhar is within easy reach of large parts of Dumfries and Galloway, Ayrshire and Lanarkshire.


We are looking to appoint a passionate and committed Principal Teacher Pupil Support and Faculty of Expressive Arts to work alongside our caring, established team and to ensure that we make a real difference to children’s lives. Sanquhar Academy is currently part of the Scottish Attainment Challenge schools programme.

The successful candidate will demonstrate experience of teaching and will have the ability to deliver a range of pedagogical approaches. They will join a committed team and will provide effective high quality learning experiences for our learners. The successful candidate will display a commitment to leadership and working in partnership with other agencies, staff, parents and the wider community to provide quality learning experiences, helping to equip pupils with the skills to become Successful learners, Confident individuals, Responsible citizens and Effective contributors to the world they live in. 


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, 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 1 year to cover a maternity leave.


For further information please contact:  

Elaine Hetherington Cree (Head Teacher) on 01659 502080


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