Job Description

LOCATION:Kirkintilloch Learning Centre, 50 Southbank Road, Kirkintilloch, G66 1NH
SALARY:£47,013 – £50,772 per year
HOURS:35 hours per week

Job Summary

East Dunbartonshire is committed to ensuring that our schools provide the highest standards of attainment, achievement and equity for all our children.

This important position has been created to support the management of the additional support needs service across our mainstream and specialist support services. The post will have direct management responsibility for a number of specialist outreach teams, as well as being responsible for the counselling services within schools.

This post holder would work with members of the ASN Team to enhance wellbeing and attainment of our children with additional support needs.

The successful candidate must show commitment to support and challenge schools and services to provide the very best for children and families across the Council.

This post holder will report directly to the Quality Improvement Manager of this service and will work across agencies and within a highly effective team.

If you would like an informal discussion in relation to this post or more information please contact Jackie Swan, Quality Improvement Manager ASN and Children’s Services (

PVG / Disclosure Scotland

PVG / Disclosure Scotland

The following criteria applies to all roles within East Dunbartonshire Council where PVG/Disclosure checks are essential criteria

Where the post you are applying for is considered Regulated Work under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007, successful candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by East Dunbartonshire Council.

Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant check which will be deducted from the successful candidate’s first salary payment.

In specific circumstances the payment could be deducted in instalments from an employee’s wages following commencement of employment. Approval in such circumstances will be made by HR Services Lead.

Should an employee leave in advance of the payment being deducted, the full amount will be deducted from the employee’s final salary.

The criteria outlined above will apply to existing employees of East Dunbartonshire Council who apply for roles for which a PVG/Disclosure check is required.



The commitment by East Dunbartonshire Council to job applicants is as follows:

• Individuals will be treated in a polite, friendly and welcoming manner.

• Equalities monitoring will be conducted to ensure a fair and equitable process with screening being carried out to anonymise sensitive information such as age, gender and disability.

• The information that we receive will be treated in confidence and with discretion. Only the relevant HR representative/team and the relevant service will see the application form.

• We will encourage and welcome applications from applicants under the disability symbol. Where the essential criteria are met an interview will be offered to those applying under the disability symbol.

• We will be pleased to make any reasonable adjustments to ensure accessibility at the interview.

• We will advise you within reasonable time after the closing date if you have not met the interview criteria. (Normally within 4 weeks)

• We will advise you of meeting the criteria for interview normally within 3 weeks.

• We will advise you if you have been successful or unsuccessful at the interview stage as soon as practically possible.



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East Dunbartonshire Council