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Director of Education

This position is now closed to applications.

In East Renfrewshire, education is at the forefront of the Council’s success.  They seek to provide the highest quality education services to children, young people and adults.  Their aim is to raise the bar for all and close the poverty related attainment gap.

As Director of Education you’ll enjoy the challenge of making an already excellent service even better.  What’s more, you’ll drive improvements ensuring every service is underpinned by the Council’s vision of Everyone Attaining, Everyone Achieving through Excellent Experiences.  You’ll also be the link to their culture and leisure trust, overseeing its performance and supporting its success.

An inspirational and forward-thinking strategic leader, you have a strong track record of achievement in the field of education.  From developing policies to forging partnerships and leading people, you have a proven flair for shaping change and growth with a clear sense of purpose.  You’ll be at the heart of the Council’s achievements – and those of their community. 

Closing date for applications: midnight on Sunday 16 August 2020

Shortleet date: 24 August 2020

Assessment Centre: 2 September 2020

Interview date: 7 September 2020

More information can be found within the Application Pack below:

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, you can either contact Catriona Mackie, Aspen, on 0141 212 7555 or alternatively contact Lorraine McMillan, Chief Executive, on 0141 577 3009.

Should you wish to apply then please do so via the My Job Scotland portal (not Aspen’s website) at

As you are applying for this post on-line you will receive an automatic e-mail receipt once you have submitted your form.