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Learning Support Teacher

SEN Job Vacancies

Learning Support Teacher

Apply by:  6 December 2019

Location: South West London 

Commences: Week of 13 January 2020

Contract type: Self-employed – invoice parent directly.

Rate:  £45 per hour

We are looking for a Learning Support Teacher who will provide one to one lessons to pupils with a Specific Learning Difficulty (Dyslexia) requiring additional support. This support will be privately funded by the parents in order to enable their child to access all areas of the school curriculum and enhance his/her achievement. 

The ideal candidate will be required to work under the guidance of the Head of Learning Support (Prep) using the strategies recommended in the Personal Support Plan.  

We are looking for:

Someone who has the OCR level 5 qualification or is working towards it.

A dedicated, hardworking professional with experience of working with pupils with additional needs.

An individual with high personal integrity and professionalism.

Patience with a flexible approach and positive attitude.

A respect for the school’s ethos, aims and values.

We offer:

An excellent working environment with good resources

Supportive colleagues and community

This post is a flexible contract between the Learning Support teacher and the parents to support a learner with a Specific Learning Difficulty (Dyslexia)attending the school, and if the support hours for this learner reduces, or the learner leaves the school the contract hours will also be reduced or ended.

Newland House School is a successful, over-subscribed, flourishing co-educational independent day school for pupils aged from 4 to 13, based in Twickenham, in South West London. To give you a flavour of life at our school, please take a look around our website 

CVs and a covering letter setting out skills and experience should be returned to the HR and Compliance Manager by the closing date either by email to [email protected] or by post to Alka Soni, HR and Compliance Manager at Newland House School, Waldegrave Park, Twickenham, TW1 4TQ. No late applications will be accepted. No agencies please.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview in week commencing 10 December 2019. Interviews may take place prior to the closing date by mutual agreement.

Newland House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


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