Head of Education

Education

21/09/2020

Head of Education

Head of Education.

We have an exciting permanent opportunity for a 'Head of Education' to join our Linn Moor Campus in Peterculter, Aberdeen, at a pivotal time in the school's development. We are offering the chance to be at the forefront in leading and shaping the school's curriculum in an ethos of continual improvement and aspiration. Our School: Linn Moor Residential School has a long history of providing specialist residential care and education for children and young adults with autism, related conditions such as social and communication difficulties, and learning disabilities. Set within a scenic rural environment in Royal Deeside, and within easy reach of all the facilities of Aberdeen; we equip children and young people with the skills they need to live exceptional lives. We promote learning opportunities in a range of resource rich environments where people are supported and encouraged to develop transferrable academic, vocational and life skills. Our highly skilled education team work collaboratively alongside our equally talented care team to provide a comprehensive, holistic education program for our children and young people. Using the principles of Getting it Right for Every Child and the Curriculum for Excellence our children and young people are supported through their education in a way that embraces their complex and at times challenging behaviour. To provide an outstanding team we ensure our staff are trained and supported in a range of approaches, including: Understanding Autism and its impact, Total communication (TEACCH, PECS & Makaton & the use of technology), and BSS (Behavioural Support Strategies). We use these tools and approaches among others to support and educate the children and young people living at Linn Moor enabling them to engage in a programme of continual learning. Find out more from our website or Youtube video: How we differentiate from other schools: We are passionate about being able to provide the 'best of care' and 'be...

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