Quality Improvement Officer

Aberdeen City Council
£50,000 - £59,999
13 Apr 2019
17 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on thislinkand the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Duration: Permanent, Full Time (3 Posts)

Location: Marischal College

Job Purpose:

As a member of the Education Services team, the post holder will have a Quality Improvement responsibility for a group of head teachers/schools in one or more learning communities and the related pupil attainment.

The core purpose of this role is to improve educational outcomes and implement effective school improvement strategies. This will mean being the first point of contact for these schools, managing all aspects of the Quality Improvement Framework through the Head Teachers, implementing school improvement approaches and developing impactful school improvement planning.

The post holder will also provide leadership for areas of strategy or policy development across all schools/services, as determined by the Head of Education Services. This might include a review of an aspect of the service, or the development of a strategy for a curriculum area.


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

Educated to degree level.

Relevant professional teaching qualification.

Ability to provide evidence of GTCS registration or eligibility.

PVG Membership for Regulated work with Children and/or Protected Adults or willingness to obtain prior to a formal offer of employment being made.


The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

integrated and cross-cutting approaches to policy and service development, implementation and improvement.

Experience relating to work portfolio and knowledge of relevant legislation, council education policy and best practice

Proven record at management level of delivering required results within a customer focused organisation.

Establishment and maintenance of successful, complex internal and external relationships across a variety of forums.

Effective interpretation and implement of organisational policy in order to design and improve service delivery.

Ability to treat people with respect; focus on equality, social inclusion and promote diversity throughout the organisation.

Excellent people management skills.

Capacity to meet deadlines, satisfy political objectives and organisational priorities.

The Individual

See Job Profile for further details.

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