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Head Teacher

Donaldson's School , West Lothian

Vacancy details

Please apply before 09/05/2021 at 11:59 pm

Preston Road, Linlithgow, EH49 6HZ

Lesley Gilmartin
Badenoch + Clark

07899 947287

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Vacancy Description / Summary

The Donaldson Trust is committed to promoting and encouraging children and young people with sensory and additional support needs to realise their full potential. The vision is to be the most respected organisation in Scotland for the services offered to people with sensory impairments and neurodiversities. To support us on this journey, we require the best people to help us realise our aims of being relevant, vibrant and sustainable.
The Sensational Learning Centre provides the highest quality learning and teaching experiences to children and young people with sensory needs and neurodiversities, delivered through digital technology and AI as well as established teaching and learning methods.

As Head Teacher you will lead, develop and realise the aims of the Sensational Learning Centre and establish it as a leading centre of excellence in Scotland with a reputation beyond our borders.

You will work collaboratively with colleagues to develop and implement strategic plans and work with your team to reflect our culture whilst building appropriate processes and activities.
With sound working knowledge and understanding of legislation and responsibilities in Education, Care and Health, you will be able to utilise your expertise to ensure high-quality teaching and support and to be the voice which ensures that any planning takes account of the complex needs of our children and young people.

We are seeking an exceptional Head Teacher who is innovative and has ambition and drive to succeed and lead others. You will have a teaching background with further development in Additional Support Needs. You will be keen and enthusiastic to help us grow, and you will have the energy and drive to deliver.

To apply for the post and for full application details please copy and paste the below link to be directed to our dedicated recruitment site.

About the School

The Donaldson Trust is Scotland's leading charity for neurodiversity.
Our Learning Centre is a Scottish Government Grant Aided Special School.
We provide individualised, person-centred, skills based learning for children and young people up to the age of 18 with complex additional support needs, including autism, sensory impairment and communication difficulties.
We develop the learning and wellbeing of children and young people in a safe, nurturing environment.