Teacher Recruitment

With over a hundred schools covering more than a hundred miles, there's always opportunities to come and join our teaching workforce. Whether you're an experienced teacher looking to progress into depute and headship, a Headteacher in another authority looking for a change, or in your first year of your teaching journey, we have something here for you in Dumfries and Galloway.
Competitive salaries, a lower than average cost of living, stunning coastline and great places to walk, talk, eat and drink makes our region the perfect place to live, work and thrive in. With easy transport links to the central belt and the north of England, as well as the ferry to Northern Ireland, why would you not want to come and join us?
You can view our current vacancies for teaching posts by visiting here. If you still need some convincing, watch the videos below of a couple of our current staff who have taken the leap and moved to Dumfries and Galloway to continue their careers in our stunning part of the world.
This is Tara Woods, who is Headteacher of Moffat Academy.

And this is Steve Beattie, who is Headteacher of one of our primary schools - Sanquhar Primary.

If you want to have a chat with one of our team before deciding to apply for a post, drop us an email to EducationPeopleTeam@dumgal.gov.uk and one of our Education specialists will call you.

Page last updated: 08/11/2023
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