The Strategic Director – Regional Improvement for Education Scotland is a key role, working closely with the Chief Executive, and fellow Strategic Directors designed to provide a strong focus on ensuring the effective development and delivery of the agency’s overall aims and objectives.

As Strategic Director (Regional Improvement) you will have strategic responsibility for partnerships with Local Authorities and Regional Improvement Collaboratives, development of the regional support programme and collaborative sector approaches. 

You will have a strong ability to engage with analytical and performance information at a strategic level, combined with a good understanding of approaches to quality improvement in education and collaborative leadership.

The successful applicant will have a strong track record of recent success at a senior leadership level within the education sector, to ensure the necessary credibility with stakeholders and service users. The post involves providing a high-profile national lead role for the organisation and more broadly in relation to the sectors and issues that fall under its remit, and it is vital that the post holder commands sufficient personal authority and professional credibility in carrying out that role.

For further information about the role and details of how to apply, please go to: www.work-for-scotland.org quoting reference IRC58168. Alternatively please contact Carolyn Murdoch, Scottish Government, Senior Staff Team (Carolyn.Murdoch@gov.scot).

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 19 June 2018.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people and aim to employ a diverse workforce which reflects the people of Scotland.


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