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Education Officer Inclusion – South East Improvement Collaborative

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Job summary

£48930 - £61006
Anywhere in Scotland
Around 37.00 per week
Closing Date
26 March 2021 at midnight
Employment Type
Permanent Employee

We are currently seeking applications for an Education Officer within Education Scotland based anywhere in Scotland. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.

Education Scotland is Scotland’s national improvement agency for education. Our role is to provide assurance and promote improvement, from the early years to adult learning. We are committed to embedding our values of excellence, creativity, integrity and respect in everything we do.  Within this role you will provide support, leadership and professional learning to build capacity. 
There will be operational participation and management of work related to inclusion, mental health, wellbeing and equalities (IWE).  Within this role you will strive to secure continuous improvement in learning, teaching, assessment and learner outcomes for all children and young people (CYP), but in particular those with Additional Support Needs, including mental health and wellbeing

Qualifications Required
For jobs in Band B & C you must hold a minimum of 3 Highers or equivalent.
Other qualifications equivalent to these may also be acceptable, if you are in any doubt please contact to discuss. 
Please note: If you fail to demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications as stated above, your application will be automatically sifted out.

Essential Criteria
1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a proven track record of productive relationships with stakeholders within and across sectors.
2. Strong understanding of emerging national developments in the curriculum, learning, teaching, assessment, equity, inclusion, wellbeing, children’s rights, employability and skills, and other aspects of education provision.
3. Track records in successfully leading and delivering significant projects within the education sector that have proven impact on outcomes for learners.
4. Experience and expert knowledge of additional support needs and the legislative framework underpinning this area of specialist work.

Nationality requirements
This job is broadly open to the following groups:
• UK nationals
• nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UKs
• nationals of the Republic of Ireland
• nationals from the EU, EEA or Switzerland with (or eligible for) status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS)
• relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals working in the Civil Service
• relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals who have built up the right to work in the Civil Service
• certain family members of the relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals
We strongly urge that EU nationals who may not have Settled or Pre-Settled Status make an application before 30 June 2021, to ensure their continued eligibility to employment.

Further Information
For further information on this vacancy please download and review the “Person Specification and Further Information for Job Applicants” which you will find below. To apply, you must fully complete and submit an online application via this website before the closing date. 
To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Amanda Chrystie at amanda.chrystie@educationscotland.gov.scot

Important Information Regarding Interviews
In recognition of the Scottish Government's ongoing measures and guidance in its response to Covid-19 (Coronavirus), we would like to advise applicants that a decision has been taken that all interviews must be conducted in a virtual/remote setting.
In order to facilitate this new way of working, we are asking all applicants to ensure that they have a suitable space to complete the virtual interview. In addition, a personal device of choice, which has the interview application downloaded. This could be MS Teams or Webex for example. This will allow candidates to undertake the interview/assessment if selected. We are also asking you to ensure that your personal Wi-Fi/Broadband capacity will be sufficient to carry both audio and video feeds.  

If you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact the resourcing team via recruitment@gov.scot.


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