Teacher Physical Education

Dumfries & Galloway Council


£32,994 to £41,412 per annum Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: DGA07225


Teacher Physical Education (7/08029)

Sanquhar Academy

Unpromoted Teacher Scale £32,994 - £41,412


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 Physical Education Teacher 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 Physical Education 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 working in partnership with staff, parents and the wider community to provide quality learning experiences, helping to equip pupils with the skills to become successful, confident and responsible 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.


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.


A significant relocation package of up to £5000 may be available to the successful

candidate (Permanent positions only). Please see attached guidance for further information


For further information please contact:  

Elaine Hetherington Cree (Head Teacher) on 01659 502080

Email: gw20hetheringtoncree@glow.sch.uk

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