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Current vacancies

​In this section you will find details of current vacancies within Education Scotland.

If you are interested in applying for any of the vacancies, please follow the instructions in the advert. General recruitment enquiries should be sent to edshr@educationscotland.gsi.gov.uk.

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​Lead Specialist - Excellence in Headship

Duration: 23 Months – Full Time seconded on existing terms and conditions
Salary cap: £57,503
Location: Any of the Education Scotland offices subject to availability

Education Scotland wishes to appoint experienced, forward-thinking leaders from schools, local authorities and other settings to be part of the Leadership in Headship (EiH) programme which is an annual offering of leadership professional learning opportunities for headteachers – who have been in post for two years or more – to strengthen and expand their school leadership skills, with a strong focus on school improvement and the delivery of excellence and equity for all children and young people.

We are seeking an additional Lead Specialist to lead this work in partnership with the existing team, to:

  • develop, lead and facilitate leadership professional learning across the Excellence in Headship programme themes
  • contribute to the development of the Framework for Educational Leadership and to promote the Framework as an interactive and self-directed learning resource to support head teachers’ professional learning 
  • report progress, prepare and present briefings, together with key stakeholder groups and organisations
  • work in partnership with the existing team of lead specialists and fellow professionals to represent, promote and raise the profile of professional learning and leadership across a wide range of stakeholders, at local, regional and national levels

Further details on the Lead Specialist post is available from Gillian Hamilton at gillian.hamilton@educationscotland.gsi.gov.uk.

Closing date for applications: Monday 7 January 2019

Interested applicants should have permission from their local authority and agreement that they will be available to be released for a secondment. Applications should be returned electronically to:  edshr@educationscotland.gsi.gov.uk

Interviews will be held in January/February 2019.

Committed to Equal Opportunities

Downloads

Zip file: All documents for Lead Specialist - Excellence in Headship application

PDF file: Application Guidance Notes (52 KB)

Word file: Application form: Lead Specialist - Excellence in Headship (938 KB)

Word file: Diversity monitoring form (1.2 MB)

​Associate Assessor for early learning and childcare and school inspection

Duration: 23 Months – Full Time seconded on existing terms and conditions
Salary cap: £69,690
Location: Any of the Education Scotland offices subject to availability

Education Scotland wishes to appoint experienced senior leaders to work as Associate Assessors within the early learning and childcare and school inspection programme.  Associate Assessors make an important contribution to the inspection programmes through their specialist skills and current experience as practitioners. Associate Assessors will work alongside HM Inspectors to undertake evaluative activities, lead professional dialogue, record evidence and share inspection findings.

We are seeking to appoint full time Associate Assessors with senior leadership experience in the following areas:

  • Early learning and childcare 
  • Primary

We would expect candidates to have:

  • successful experience of working in a leadership capacity within education with a positive impact on improving outcomes for learners 
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills and confidence in dealing with a range of stakeholders 
  • good understanding of quality improvement and emerging developments across Scottish education
  • sound skills in analysis and evaluation.

Note: Applicants should be aware that they will require membership to the PVG Scheme with Disclosure Scotland.

Further details on the Associate Assessor post is available from Louise Turnbull at louise.turnbull@educationscotland.gsi.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: Monday 7 January 2019

Interested applicants should have permission from their local authority and agreement that they will be available to be released for a secondment. Applications should be returned electronically to:  edshr@educationscotland.gsi.gov.uk

Interviews will be held in January/February 2019.

Committed to Equal Opportunities

Downloads

Zip file: All documents for Associate Assessor application

PDF file: Application Guidance Notes (52 KB)

Word file: Application form: Associate Assessor (938 KB)

Word file: Diversity monitoring form (1,177 KB)

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