Vacancies at Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded

All vacancies across Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded are listed below. Please note that there may be vacancies on a second page. 

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Business Support Coordinator

Royal Blind, Salary: £23,994, Position: Full Time, Closing Date: 20/07/2020, Location: Scottish Braille Press, 2A Robertson Avenue, Edinburgh EH11 1PZ

A vacancy has arisen within the Scottish Braille Press for a full time Business Support Coordinator.


The post holder will be responsible for providing business and development support to internal departments including coordinating projects, tendering and employment support and working collaboratively with external clients and suppliers. You will also assist the Business Support Manager in coordinating business improvement initiatives and change priorities to facilitate new and improved processes and to make efficiencies across the business, with a specific focus on system process solutions.


Head of Learning

Education, Royal Blind, Salary: Competitive Salary, Position: Full Time, Closing Date: 20/07/2020, Location: Royal Blind School, 43 Canaan Lane, Edinburgh, EH10 4SG

Royal Blind is the world’s oldest national institution for blind people which serves children and adults. Its vision is for a community in which blind and partially sighted people, including those with other disabilities, are fully included and leading fulfilling lives.


Royal Blind is looking to appoint a newly created and critical role of Head of Learning. This role will be focused on enriching education and care provision in all education sectors in Scotland and beyond, enabling the fullest possible inclusion of visually impaired learners. Responsible for the strategic development and ongoing operational success of Royal Blind’s current suite of learning and educational service provision, encompassing both the Royal Blind School and the expanding outreach service provision, the new Head of Learning will ensure all planning and delivery is child-centred.


Outreach Teacher

Education, Royal Blind, Salary: £27,495 - £41,412 FTE per annum, £16,497 - £24,847 pro rata, Position: Part Time, Closing Date: 12/07/2020, Location: Royal Blind School, 43 Canaan Lane, Edinburgh, EH10 4SG

At the Royal Blind School, we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, creative and committed teacher for our expanding outreach service.  This is an exciting role where you will support the learning and development of children and young people with a Visual Impairment within local authority schools.


We are proud to be a leading provider of specialist learning and education services for children and young people with a Visual Impairment. By managing a peripatetic and evolving caseload of pupils, this role will be key to ensuring we can provide these specialist services to a wider reach of children by supporting schools to teach learners with a Visual Impairment.