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Top job! Head Of Schools – West Of Scotland

  • Full time
  • £38,000 – £48,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 21st September 2023

  • Advertised from 21st August 2023
  • Salary dependent on experience. Permanent.


MCR Pathways is a national charity dedicated to supporting disadvantaged, care-experienced and vulnerable young people to find, grow and use their talent through 1:1 mentoring and support. We are currently seeking a Head of Schools, for the West of Scotland covering East Dunbartonshire, Inverclyde, North Ayrshire, North and South Lanarkshire and West Dunbartonshire. The role will be pivotal in empowering our fabulous school-based Pathways Coordinators and local teams to grow the programme and support more young people across the west of Scotland. Another key focus of the post will be actively developing and maintaining exceptional relationships with Headteachers, local authorities and other partners.

You will have responsibility for leading the regional plan to ensure high standards of programme delivery, engagement and partnerships. This role requires collegiate leadership, visible presence, strategic thinking, excellent communication skills, and a deep understanding of the educational landscape and related policies in the region and nationally.

You will be joining a diverse, incredibly committed team, and will work across several local authorities to ensure the MCR programme meets each local need and context, and achieves all regional KPIs. If you excel at autonomous working; are an inspirational team leader; are passionate and relentlessly focused to achieve equality of opportunities and outcomes for all; and are able to build meaningful relationships with a broad range of stakeholders, then please click on the job description and person specification button to find out more.

Please note: This role will involve travel across the region so access to a car is a key requirement.

Application notes

For further information and to apply, please visit our website.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 21st September at 9am

Interviews: 5th and 6th October 2023