New head teacher at Livingston Village
Primary school role
A new head teacher has been appointed to a West Lothian primary school.
Jackie Mill has been appointed as the new head teacher at Livingston Village Primary School. Before taking up post, Jackie was the consortium depute head teacher across four primary schools in West Lothian, assisting two new head teachers, Joanne McKissack and Nicola Hamilton. Jackie Mill said: “Working alongside Joanne and Nicola I was inspired by what they did and the positive impact they had on their school and community. It kindled a desire within me to be the kind of school leader who would be a force to affect positive change in the lives of young people.”
After graduating with a B. Ed Hons degree in Primary Education from Stirling University, Jackie managed and taught in various primary schools, across authorities and in state and private nurseries. She lived and worked in the USA for over 13 years before coming back to Scotland to take up a post at Springfield Primary School in Linlithgow.
Jackie Mill, said: “I am delighted to have been appointed as the new head teacher at Livingston Village Primary School. This is a great school and I am confident working alongside pupils, parents and staff we will continue to help grow it into a vibrant centre of educational excellence. Since taking up my post I have been immensely encouraged by the welcome and support I have received from pupils, staff and parents alike. I believe we all share a common desire to achieve the highest standards, embrace challenges and jointly implement new and exciting initiatives in order to improve the quality of learning, teaching and raising of attainment.”
Executive councillor for education, David Dodds commented: “On behalf of West Lothian council I would like to welcome Jackie to her new post. I am sure she will be a great addition to the team.”
New appointment Jackie Mill is the new head teacher at Livingston Village Primary