Head of Learning Support

Dean Close School
United Kingdom
GBP 60,000 - 80,000
Job description

Dean Close St John’s School - Head of Learning Support Position

Dean Close St John’s School is looking to appoint a new Head of Learning Support to join our staff team from the September 2024 academic year. This is a permanent position working part-time over 2.5 days per week.

The school is forward-looking, focused on developing each individual; we are passionate about providing an exciting, vibrant curriculum to ignite a love of learning in each pupil.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. To develop the learning support in school with a passion to see that all pupils are encouraged to reach their potential.
  2. Prepare and implement programs of work for children identified as needing learning support, using recognized multi-sensory methods.
  3. To teach pupils in small support groups or 1:1 where support is required to enable pupils to make targeted progress.
  4. Provide advice, guidance, and training to classroom teachers and teaching assistants on supporting pupils with SEND.
  5. Support teachers to develop and implement effective teaching and behavior management approaches in the classroom.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced teacher, who is degree qualified, with an appropriate teaching qualification and is passionate about working with children with SEND. Ideally, we would like to see the successful candidates with a relevant SEND qualification, for example, SpLD qualification.

Early applications are encouraged, and applicants may be invited to interview prior to the closing date. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is appointed before the closing date. We will request references for all shortlisted candidates prior to interview.

For further details, please see the attached job description or contact our recruitment team on 01242 258 000 or recruitment@deanclose.org.uk for with your query.

Internal applicants: Please contact the Recruitment Team requesting the internal candidate application form link before starting your application.

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