Principal Teacher Pupil Support (10fte)

£43,845 per year
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Principal Teacher Pupil Support (1.0fte) (7/12212)
St Joseph's College
PT Scale Point 4 - £43,845 (subject to job sizing)

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.

St Joseph's College is a popular secondary school situated in the town of Dumfries and we are currently looking to appoint a dynamic, experienced teacher to lead developments in Pupil Support, which incorporates Support for Learning and Behaviour Support. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and ambitious individual to play a critical strategic role in ensuring that we provide the best possible support for all our pupils.

Applicants are required to be fully registered in secondary education with the General Teaching Council of Scotland (GTCS), Clerwood House, 96 Clermiston Road, Edinburgh, EH12 6UT.

This post considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/ or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates are required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update 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 are resident.

In line with Section 21 (2A) of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 the successful candidate for this post will require to have the approval of the Roman Catholic Church. Applicants are advised that it is their responsibility to obtain such approval and this must be done at the same time as submitting the application form. The necessary documents can be downloaded from the Scottish Catholic Education Service web site at:

This post forms part of Dumfries Learning Town schools and/or the bridge to deliver courses as part of the BGE and /or senior phase curriculum as appropriate to meet the needs of our learners (see attached documentation).

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For further information please contact: Mrs Bernadette Jones, Headteacher on 01387 252893.

See also: Principal Teacher Pupil Support PS.pdf
Teaching posts within DLT.pdf
PT Pupil Support JD.docx

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