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Head of Teaching and Learning Support

Closing date for application: 17.06.2019

Required for January 2020, an enthusiastic Head of Teaching and Learning Skills Support.  The successful applicant will be an exceptional classroom practitioner, with the ability to lead, motivate and inspire staff and students. Applicants should ideally hold a NASENCO Award or be committed to working towards one in the immediate future.

They will be familiar with specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and dyspraxia, and a wide range of neurodiversity including autism, ADHD, mental health issues and physical disabilities.  He or she will be an expert in formulating strategies for supporting such pupils to achieve their full academic potential and will work closely with the Assistant Head Academic, tracking students who are on the Learning Support register.

They will be an energetic and confident teacher, able to understand the context of an academic school, looking to provide opportunities to develop their own practice through CPD and to disseminate this through training of teachers and Heads of Department. They will need to advocate for the needs of a large group of pupils, and to ensure that those who teach here are doing so in a way that allows all pupils to succeed.

Full participation in the broader life of this busy charitable boarding school is expected and accommodation is provided.

Applications should be received by 9am on Monday 17th June 2019.

Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).  More details on the disclosure process can be found on www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

Christ’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Registered Charity No. 1120090.

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