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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

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Secondment Opportunity​: Development Officer - Mentors in Violence Prevention

Closing date: 21​ August 2019, midnight
Salary capped: £45,241​

Education Scotland is currently offering a secondment until March 31st 2020 to support the national development of the Mentors In Violence Prevention (MVP) programme. This full time post will enable the further roll out of the MVP Programme.

Location: Any of the Education Scotland offices subject to availability​.

PDF file: Role description - Development Officer MVP (37 KB)

Word file: Application form - Development Officer MVP (1 MB)

PDF file: Application guidance (52 KB)

Word file: Diversity monitoring form (1 MB)



Development Officer, Improving Gender Balance and Equalities

Closing date: 31 July 2019, midnight
Salary: £36,328-£43,923​

Education Scotland is seeking applications for an Improving Gender Balance and Equalities (IGBE) Development Officer.

The postholder will play a key role in supporting activity within our Regional Improvement Directorate, with the focus likely to be in the South West Region, which includes Dumfries and Galloway, East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire and South Ayrshire Councils.

The postholder can be based out of any Education Scotland office, located across Scotland, or can work fr​om home through flexible working arrangements.​

This is a 47 month fixed term 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.

For further details and application​, visit the Work for Scotland website​.

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