Livingston James partners with Midlothian Council to appoint Head Teacher for Saltersgate School

*Please note this opportunity is now closed to further applications. Should you be interested in similar roles and wish to have an exploratory discussion, please contact Douglas Adam at [email protected].


Saltersgate School is a non-denominational primary and secondary school that supports children and young people with a wide range of additional and complex support needs.  Focused on driving forward the entitlement and expectation of Excellence and Equity for all pupils with a clear commitment to Inclusion and Equality, the school’s vision is to deliver a curriculum that is purposeful, sustainable and enjoyable for all pupils and equips each young person with skills for life, learning and work.

Placing the human rights and needs of every child and young person at the centre of education to deliver improvements in health and wellbeing, our new Head Teacher will empower and encourage staff to think creatively in terms of educational provision to maximise potential and support all children and young people within the school to flourish and be happy in future destinations.


We are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic individual, fully registered with the GTCS, and with direct experience in a leadership or senior management role providing education provision for children and young people with complex and profound additional support needs. As an effective and visible leader you will have the ability to promote and develop a positive school ethos coupled with direct experience of working with a range of partners including Allied Health Professionals to provide bespoke education packages.


To hear directly from the staff and the young people the school supports, please review the video below.

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If you are driven by the passion to make a difference to the lives of children and young people across Midlothian, please review the below profile or reach out to Douglas Adam – [email protected].


Saltersgate School – Head Teacher Role Profile


Midlothian Council is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.

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