HEAD OF EDUCATION (Quality and Curriculum)
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:
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