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Head of Learning Support

Wetherby SchoolKensington and Chelsea

The Post

Wetherby School are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Learning Support specialist teacher to be responsible for the Learning Support department from January 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.  

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious teacher with excellent organisational and inter-personal skills who wishes to further their leadership experience or to embark upon a leadership role in a highly successful Pre-Preparatory School. Applicants will lead an innovative, forward-thinking and committed learning support team of three members of staff. 

The position would suit dynamic teachers who are able to inspire pupils of all abilities to reach their full potential and lead staff in developing the department. Experience of Key Stage 1 or 2 is essential as is a qualification in OCR Level 5 or higher and experience teaching SEN pupils 1:1.

The School

Wetherby School is a thriving and highly successful non-selective, independent school in Notting Hill with 360 boys, aged 2 ½ to 8. The school is heavily oversubscribed and extremely successful in securing pupils’ entry into the preparatory school of their choice. It is part of the Alpha Plus Group of schools, which is one of the country's leading educational groups.


The Alpha Plus Group has its own salary scale, which is above the Central London Maintained Scale. A salary at the appropriate point on the Teachers’ scale will be offered to the successful candidate and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. 


Wetherby School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all Wetherby staff and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of our organisation. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance along with other relevant pre-employment checks. References will be taken up and carefully checked.

Equal Opportunities 

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

The closing date for applications is Friday 17th September. Interviews will take place from Wednesday 22nd September.   

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