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Top job! Chief Executive Officer

  • Part time
  • £40,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th February 2023

  • Advertised from 31st January 2023
  • 21 hours per week, which may include evenings and weekends where necessary.


We’re looking for a CEO to lead Tailor Ed Foundation in our mission to support autistic children and their families to be empowered and included, able to live the lives they want to and access the day-to-day experiences that other families take for granted.

Established in 2008, the last 15 years has seen our services grow and develop so that we now support around two hundred families each year, across Edinburgh and East Lothian. We’re seeking a capable and compassionate individual who can work collaboratively and who brings a determination to achieve real change.

Tailor Ed is a dedicated team of passionate and skilled professionals who work directly with autistic children and young people, alongside their families, in home, community and education settings. Our practitioners are excellent communicators committed to supporting children make progress they care about, that leads to lifelong outcomes. Our CEO needs to understand and respect the autistic community and work to ensure our services operate within our organisational values, best practice guidance and legislation. Our staff team are our greatest asset and so we’re looking for a CEO who can provide supportive leadership to them, creating an environment that promotes on-going learning. Finally, to best support the families and staff delivering our work, the CEO will strive to create stability through strategic planning of financial and organisational systems.

Take on this challenging role within a talented and supportive team and make a real difference to autistic children and their families.

Application notes

Apply by completing the application form and sending it to

Job description and person specification available for download.

For more information on our organisation see our website ( or to discuss the role call 07842 104 368 or email using the address above.

Deadline for applications is 9am Friday 10th February 2023.

Interviews TBC - first interviews will be held in person at our office in central Edinburgh.