East Lothian Council is looking to recruit a Head of Education and Children's Services.

Chief Executive Monica Patterson said:

"Our Head of Education and Children’s Services will play a vital leadership role in developing the services and partnerships that will enable children and young people to live safe, healthier, more active and independent lives.  

"We are keen to hear from individuals who can embrace change, drive transformation and who, above all, share our commitment to continuous improvement and public service. You will be part of a supportive Corporate Management Team who work collaboratively to make a real difference for communities across East Lothian."

Councillor Shamin Akhtar, Cabinet Spokesperson for Education and Children's Services, said: “We are a high-performing council which places supporting children and young people as one of our top priorities.

"East Lothian is one of Scotland’s fastest growing areas and, as we look ahead, we’re looking to recruit a high-calibre Head of Education and Children’s Services who can build on the great work being carried out by our teams around the county and plan for the future.

"It is an exciting and key role which involves working with many talented people who share our commitment to ensuring the children and young people of East Lothian receive the best possible start in life.”

The closing date for applications is 19 July.

Find out more about the role and how to apply.

Published: Friday, 3rd July 2020