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Top job! Head Of Schools, North Region

  • Full time
  • £40,000 – £50,000
  • Participating schools and local authorities premises, hybrid
  • Closing 6th June 2023

  • Advertised from 4th May 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 new Head of Schools, North region - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Dundee and Highlands. 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 north 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 equity of opportunities and outcomes for all; and are able to build meaningful relationships with a broad range of stakeholders, then please click on the link to our website below.

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

Read the Job Description and Person Specification

Application notes

Closing date for applications: 6th June 2023 at 9am

Probable Interview date: 21st June 2023

To find out more about the role and to apply, please visit our website.