Head of Education (Quality and Curriculum), Dumfries and Galloway

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Dumfries and Galloway CouncilDumfries and Galloway

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £89,337 - £93,080
Contract term: Permanent

HEAD OF EDUCATION (Quality and Curriculum)
Ref: DGA05271

Skills, Education and Learning within Dumfries and Galloway Council, is recruiting a Head of Service to be the Council’s Chief Education Officer, with responsibility for leading quality improvement and curriculum development across schools and early years settings. We have a culture of empowering schools and the successful candidate will have the ability to deliver Council priorities while working with our headteachers and parent councils within a devolved school management framework.

You will be a leader with a track record of success in a senior role. Educated to degree standard [or equivalent], you will be experienced in leadership, managing budgets, managing change, effective negotiation, designing and delivering strategic policies to improve organisational efficiency, and effective communication with a wide range of local and national partners.

You will lead and drive continuous improvement, while empowering and supporting staff to embrace a performance management culture.

A relocation package is available. To learn more about Dumfries and Galloway you can use the link below:
https://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/dumfries-galloway/

For an informal discussion, contact Gillian Brydson, Director Skills, Education and Learning, t: 01387 260 100, or Human Resources, t: 030 33 33 3003, e: HR@dumgal.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: 30 March 2020



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