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Peterhead Academy



Peterhead Academy is looking for enthusiastic, dynamic and driven Teachers to join our improving school.  If you are interested in progressing your Teaching career there are strong opportunities at Peterhead Academy.  In the past 6 months, 7 Teachers have been successful in gaining promoted positions within and outwith the school.

In addition to this there are opportunities to become involved and lead wider achievement activities, including Rock Challenge, ROV, Young Enterprize, Young Engineers, and World Challenge (for more information, click on the links below).


The young people at the school are engaging and positive and keen to be involved in a range of wider achievement opportunities.  You will find, at Peterhead Academy you really do get a sense of satisfaction when you have had a positive influence on a pupil’s life and watching them develop throughout their school career.

If you want to make a difference take a look at our current vacancies and take the first steps to further your career with us.


bullers-o-buchanJust 34 miles from the city of Aberdeen, Peterhead is proud of its thriving fishing industry and bustling Marina. Surrounded by the stunning North-East coastline, the local area is home to the ‘Bullers of Buchan’; dramatic sea caves that formed a blowhole and natural arches along the coast.  The coast between Cruden Bay and Boddam village is also home to Slains Castle.  This imposing, atmospheric ruined castle sits high on the cliffs overlooking the north sea.  It is said that the castle was inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula!   Peterhead has a vast array of shops, both local and national chain stores, to cater to the needs of all.  With leisure facilities  and some of the most picturesque beaches in the world, Peterhead has a lot to offer.  Whether you choose to live in the lively town or the peaceful countryside, we believe you could find your next home in Aberdeenshire!


The School attainment has increased in the last year with an additional 10% of pupils achieving National 5 and a further 8% achieving Higher grade qualifications but we need Teachers to join our team to help us continue on our improvement quest!



As well as meeting educational outcomes the school and it’s staff have been heavily involved in wider achievement initiatives including:

Rock Challenge UK is a series of performing arts events which promotes healthy life choices.

Young Enterprise Scotland – Empower young people through an educational system that has a CAN DO spirit with entrepreneurship and innovation at its core, allowing them to fulfil their potential, make the most of opportunities and be motivated to be the best they can be.

World Challenge facilitates Educational School Expeditions.

ROV Challenge MATE’s international student underwater robotics (remotely operated vehicle or ROV) competition consists of an international event and a network of 28 (and growing!) regional contests that take place across the United States and in Canada, Hong Kong, Scotland, Egypt, Russia, Turkey, and Bermuda.

Young Engineers Scotland’s leading source of inspiration, excitement and resources for young scientists and engineers

For more information about Peterhead Academy, please click here