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Jobs at Aberdeenshire Council

Secondary Teaching

With 17 secondary schools serving 14,000 students across the S1 to S6 age groups, our roll size range from 600 to 1500 pupils.

Secondary pupilsLending ourselves to outdoor learning, the environments you’ll find yourself teaching in will not only energise you, but your pupils too. You’ll find that personal and professional life go hand in hand, developing and delivering education in innovative ways. We encourage our staff to push themselves in an environment of friendly, considerate and well-mannered pupils.

Working in Aberdeenshire feels like painting on a blank canvas…I’ve been allowed to explore and experiment with different techniques to develop my skill set, which I’ve then had opportunity to share with my colleagues in formal and informal settings.  Working as a Teacher in Aberdeenshire is stimulating and the supportive environment continues to push me to be the best I can be. The determination and stamina of the workforce here is contagious and has encouraged me to do my best!” – Chris, Teacher

We currently have a number of vacancies across a wide range of our Secondary Schools and would welcome an application from you to come join us in Aberdeenshire:


Ellon Academy01

ABS11391 Teacher of Business Studies (Fixed Term) – Alford Academy 1FTE

ABS11448 Teacher of Chemistry / General Science – Banchory Academy 0.8FTE 

ABS11469 Teacher of Drama – Banchory Academy 1FTE

ABS11531 Teacher of Drama – Peterhead Academy 1FTE

ABS11520 Teacher of English (Fixed Term) – Banchory Academy 1FTE

ABS11090 Teacher of English – Inverurie Academy 1FTE

ABS11090 Teacher of English – Inverurie Academy 1FTE

ABS11388 Teacher of History – Fraserburgh Academy 1FTE

ABS11464 Teacher of Home Economics – Meldrum Academy 1FTE

ABS11226 Teacher of Home Economics – Peterhead Academy 1FTE

ABS11419 Teacher of Home Economics – Ellon Academy 1FTE

ABS11226 Teacher of Home Economics – Peterhead Academy 1FTE

ABS11343 Teacher of Mathematics – Peterhead Academy 1FTE

ABS10941 Teacher of Mathematics -Aboyne Academy 1FTE

ABS11449 Teacher of Mathematics – Westhill Academy 1FTE

ABS10887 Teacher of Mathematics – Banff Academy 0.4FTE

ABS11476 Teacher of Modern Languages – Kemnay Academy 1FTE

ABS11318 Teacher of Modern Languages (French/Spanish) – Portlethen Academy 1FTE

ABS11387 Teacher of Physical Education – Peterhead Academy 1FTE

ABS11442 Teacher of Religious, Moral Education – Meldrum Academy 1FTE

ABS11450 Teacher of Religious, Moral Education – Aboyne Academy 1FTE 

ABS11198 Teacher of Social Subjects (Fixed Term) – Westhill Academy 0.6FTE

We also offer the opportunity of combining part-time roles across schools to enable a full-time position.

We are proud of our diverse range of schools and environment and relocating to Aberdeenshire for the next exciting stage in your career is easier than you think.   You will receive an upfront payment of £5k settling in allowance (less tax and national insurance) as part of an overall relocation package of up to £8k (subject to criteria*)  NB This incentive will only apply to permanent appointments from outwith Aberdeenshire Council.  Full details of the Relocation Incentive Scheme Procedure

View a full list of our secondary schools.