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  • Ref no: DGA04726
  • Published: 2/8/19
  • Closes: 1/9/19
  • Location: Council Headquarters,English Street, DG1 2DD
  • Salary: £81,083.00 - £84,973.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.



£81, 083 - £84, 973

Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Education and Learning Directorate is recruiting a Head of Service to lead on managing resources and support services 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 significant relocation package is available.

For an informal discussion, contact Colin Grant, Director of Education and Learning, t: 01387 260 376, or Human Resources, t: 030 33 33 3003, e:

Closing date for applications: 1 September 2019

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