Current vacancies

HM Inspector of Education (Primary and Secondary education sector)

We are currently seeking applications for HM Inspectors within Education Scotland with a background in:

  • Primary education sector
  • Secondary education sector

The main purpose of the HM Inspector of Education role is to bring about improvement in standards and quality in education through external evaluative activities, identifying and disseminating highly-effective practice and building capacity to support continuous improvement. HM Inspectors of Education) undertake a programme of scrutiny, including inspections across all education sectors. Please note: This role requires a significant amount of travel and staying and working away from home as Her Majesty's Inspectors of Education are required to undertake scrutiny and inspection activity across all areas of Scotland.

Further details:  HM Inspector of Education (Primary and Secondary)

Closing date: 10 May 2021

HM Inspector of Education (Early Learning and Childcare)

We are currently seeking applications for Her Majesty's Inspectors of Education within Education Scotland with a background in the following areas of expertise:

  • Early Learning and Childcare

The main purpose of the HM Inspector of Education role is to bring about improvement in standards and quality in education through external evaluative activities, identifying and disseminating highly-effective practice and building capacity to support continuous improvement. HM Inspectors of Education) undertake a programme of scrutiny, including inspections across all education sectors. Please note: This role requires a significant amount of travel and staying and working away from home as Her Majesty's Inspectors of Education are required to undertake scrutiny and inspection activity across all areas of Scotland.

Further details:  HM Inspector of Education (Early Learning and Childcare)

Closing date: 10 May 2021

HM Inspector of Education (Tertiary education, Community Learning and Development)

Education Scotland is Scotland's national improvement agency for education. Our role is to provide assurance and promote improvement, from the early years to adult learning. We are committed to embedding our values of excellence, creativity, integrity and respect in everything we do.
We are currently seeking applications for HM Inspectors within Education Scotland with a background in:

  • Tertiary education (including colleges and work-based learning)
  • Community Learning and Development (CLD).

The main purpose of the HM Inspector of Education role is to bring about improvement in standards and quality in education through external evaluative activities, identifying and disseminating highly-effective practice and building capacity to support continuous improvement. HM Inspectors of Education undertake a programme of scrutiny, including inspections across all education sectors. Please note: This role requires a significant amount of travel and staying and working away from home as Her Majesty's Inspectors of Education are required to undertake scrutiny and inspection activity across all areas of Scotland.

Further details:  HM Inspector of Education (Tertiary education, Community Learning and Development)

Closing date: 10 May 2021

Senior Education Officer - Health and Wellbeing

We are currently seeking applications for a Senior Education Officer - Health and Wellbeing within Education Scotland where location can be flexible and based throughout Scotland. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.

Further details:  Senior Education Officer - Health and Wellbeing

Closing date: 4 May 2021