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  • Ref no: MID03033
  • Published: 11/9/2019
  • Closes: 2/10/2019
  • Location: Midlothian House, Dalkeith
  • Salary: £100,670.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

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

Job Description

Launching our new Senior Leadership structure, we are looking for a new Executive Director, Children, Young People and Partnerships who is passionate about improving outcomes for our children and young people. Working in Midlothian presents an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to take us forward in our desire to be a high performing, citizen-focused and modern local authority. We are ambitious for our children and young people and as Chief Education Officer you will lead the ongoing implementation of this world-class education strategy which is designed to create excellence and equity.   Supported by the Chief Officer children’s services, partnerships and communities to deliver inclusive service for children and young people.


A key priority is to develop our organisation and, in turn our community, through the development of our people. We are committed to creating a supportive, people-centred environment and developing a highly- valued employee benefits package supported by our council vision ‘Midlothian: A Great Place to Grow’.

Closing Date: Wednesday 2 October 19

Job details

Post Title                        Executive Director – Children, Young People and Partnerships

                                        (Chief Education Officer)

Directorate                     People and Partnerships

Grade                              Chief Officer

Salary                              £100,670

Location                         The post is based at the Council Campus in Dalkeith, although the postholder may be required to    work anywhere within Midlothian.

Hours of Duty               The contracted hours are 36 hours per week. However, the postholder will be expected to work the hours required to fulfil the duties and responsibilities of the position.

Closing Date

Wednesday 2nd October 2019

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