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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:


ABS10349 Teacher of Business Studies – Alford Academy 1FTE

ABS10246 Teacher of Chemistry – Mearns Academy 1FTE

ABS10735 Teacher of Computing – Portlethen Academy 1FTE

ABS10308 Teacher of Drama – Ellon Academy 1FTE

ABS10294 Teacher of English (fixed term) – Westhill Academy 1FTE

ABS10408 Teacher of English – Mintlaw Academy 0.8FTE

ABS10322 Teacher of English (fixed term) – Banchory Academy 1FTE

ABS10350 Teacher of English – Ellon Academy 1FTE

ABS10569 Teacher of English – Turriff Academy 1FTE

ABS10372 Teacher of Home Economics – Meldrum Academy 1FTE 

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ABS10031 Teacher of Home Economics – Ellon Academy 0.5FTE

ABS10127 Teacher of Home Economics – Fraserburgh Academy 1FTE

ABS10396 Teacher of Mathematics – Westhill Academy 1FTE

ABS10238 Teacher of Modern Languages – Ellon Academy 1FTE

ABS10387 Teacher of Modern Studies – Meldrum Academy 1FTE

ABS10244 Teacher of Physical Education – Ellon Academy 1FTE

ABS10400 Teacher of Physical Education – Peterhead Academy 1FTE

ABS10398 Teacher of Physical Education – Fraserburgh 1FTE

ABS10369 Teacher of RME – Meldrum Academy 1FTE


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.