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Craighalbert Centre, 1 Craighalbert Way, Dullatur, G68 0LS
£45,000 - £49,500 per year
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Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

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The Scottish Centre for Children with Motor Impairments (Craighalbert Centre and School)

Position: Assistant Head of Learning

Working with Children with Neurological Conditions

Full-Time, Permanent Post

£45,000 – £49,500 DOE

A relocation package up to the value of £8,000 may be available.

The opportunity has arisen at Craighalbert to appoint an Assistant Head of Learning who will be part of an innovative and dynamic teaching and multidisciplinary team committed to enhancing the life opportunities of children and young people with complex additional support needs.

The Centre includes an independent school for children and young people with a current school roll of 15 and a plan to grow this to 25 children and young people within the next 5 years. Education provision includes early learning and childcare, primary and secondary provision. The Centre also provides a range of learning and therapeutic services that support families and practitioners throughout Scotland.

The Assistant Head of Learning will have a role to play in leading key developments in relation to school, teaching, curriculum and learning developments but also in supporting Centre wide, multidisciplinary, holistic, and collaborative developments. If you are excited by the challenge and opportunity presented, we would be delighted to hear from you. We anticipate that you will have a proven track record in complex additional support needs with experience working in a multidisciplinary environment. A qualification or recognised experience through GTCS registration in ASN as a specialism would be desirable. Should you be successful and not be working in Scotland we will provide a comprehensive induction programme that covers relevant aspects of policy and curriculum.

The successful candidate will be required to hold or obtain GTCS registration. The General Teaching Council will be able to provide advice if you are eligible for registration but are not currently registered. Successful candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland (PVG) check.

Key Benefits:

  • 37-hour regular working week
  • 55 days annual leave per year
  • Free onsite parking
  • Eligible to continue in or join the Scottish Teachers Pension Scheme. 

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit a CV by email to together with a supporting statement of no more than 600 words outlining how their knowledge, experience and attributes enable them to fulfil the responsibilities of this post.

Closing date for applications: Friday 7th January 2022

Interviews will be held the week commencing 24th January 2022

Further Information:

Please refer to the attached Assistant Head of Learning Job Pack for further information.

Our website provides detailed information about our services: and we would also be happy to have an informal discussion prior to an application being submitted.

Scottish Charity SC008428/Company limited by guarantee 12929

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