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Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park, Forfar, DD8 1AX
£67,305 - £72,446 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36.25 hours per week

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Job Description

Based at Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park, Forfar.

Angus is a great place to live, learn, work and visit. We are seeking an exceptional leader with a track record in improvement, a commitment to systems leadership and an understanding of the current educational policy landscape and how this can shape our future offer to improve outcomes for the people of Angus. Our aim is for all of our learners to be supported to achieve more than anyone ever thought was possible.

As Service Leader for Education and Lifelong Learning, the successful candidate will work with colleagues across the council. You will be responsible for the continued development and design of the curriculum; the quality of childcare and learning and teaching; assessment and moderation and ensuring improvements in outcomes for our children, young people and families. Extensive experience in being ‘data driven’ is essential.

This role also involves working closely with the Care Inspectorate and Education Scotland.

Our team of four Service Leaders work together to ensure the development of a coherent offer across 2-18 and are supported by the Angus Virtual School, our in-house improvement service.

The remit includes the responsibility for line management of a group of Head Teachers.

If you have the drive and talent to take on this demanding and extremely rewarding role please submit an application for consideration.

Interviews will be held week commencing 13 June 2022.


Please refer to job outline, person specification and information sheet for further details and requirements for this job.

For an informal discussion, please contact Kelly McIntosh, Director of Education and Lifelong Learning at offer a guaranteed job interview to the following people who meet the essential criteria on application for a job:

Those with disabilities, recognised caring responsibilities and care experienced young people. This also applies to our own employees with caring responsibilities, young people on apprenticeships and placements who meet the essential criteria for the job.