Moira Andrew has recently taken on the role as Acting Head Teacher working in the Trust’s School service. She is also a Chartered Teacher who is a qualified teacher of the Deaf, a teacher of Primary ASN and Secondary English. She holds a BSL qualification at Level 3.
She has taught deaf children and additional support needs for 28 years, across a range of settings including mainstream schools, support bases and special schools. In addition to teaching, she is experienced in curriculum development and delivering training relating to Deaf Education and Literacy to other professionals.
Kirsty graduated from Moray House (Edinburgh University) in 2000 with a BEd (Primary) and went to work in Edinburgh Council between 2000 and 2005 within the mainstream sector.
In 2005 Kirsty accepted her first post within a primary special needs setting. She gained a post graduate certificate in Autism from Strathclyde University in 2010 before joining the staff here at Donaldson’s within the secondary department working with the pupils with more complex needs.
In 2014 Kirsty took on the post of Principal Teacher and has achieved General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCs) recognition for Leadership.