Principal Teacher Primary

Dumfries & Galloway Council
£38,991 per year
30 Nov 2016
15 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time


Principal Teacher 1 FTE
St Mungo Primary School
PT Scale Point £38,991

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking for a challenge and wishing to gain experience in a management role and be part of the management team of an established school partnership.

St Mungo Primary is a two teacher school set in a beautiful location just outside Lockerbie. In January 2014 it was partnered with Tundergarth and Hightae Primaries. There is a strong sense of community within and across the schools and staff work in a very supportive and collaborative way throughout the partnership.

At St Mungo we aim to educate our pupils within a nurturing, caring and safe environment where progression and development is key to ensure the pupils achieve their full potential. The successful candidate will be a dedicated teacher who has high expectations and can deliver exciting and engaging lessons to the children, ensuring progression throughout, and should demonstrate a high level of commitment to all aspects of school life.

As a class teacher you will provide effective learning and teaching and carry out related activities and developments following local, national and school policies under the direction of the Head Teacher.

As a Principal Teacher you will work as part of a team under the direction of the Head Teacher and have responsibility for areas of school management. You will implement and take forward curriculum development and improvement within your school and as part of the PT team within the partnership.

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

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 and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. 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.

For further information please contact: Lynn McAulay Sharp tel: 01387 810382

See also:
Principal Teacher Primary JD.doc
PT Primary - Person Spec.doc