Head of Learning Support, Wells, Somerset

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Wells Cathedral SchoolWells, Somerset

Date posted:
Start date: January 2019 (or March 2019)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Our outstanding junior school is seeking a dynamic, suitably-qualified Head of Learning Support (SENCO) who can demonstrate:

  • recent experience of working with children aged 2 - 11
  • delivering both one-to-one teaching and group sessions
  • monitoring and supporting pupils in academic and pastoral aspects of school life 
  • maintaining SEND documentation
  • knowledge of  the SEND Code of Practice
  • current legislation and recent research in this field
  • outstanding communication skills with staff and parents
  • the ability to work cooperatively with a successful team 

The role will necessitate working closely with the Head of Wells Cathedral Junior School in all areas of assessment and target setting, as well as working with all staff to support and guide best practice. In addition, the candidate may be required to teach some lessons within the timetable and play a role in the co-curricular programme we offer our pupils. 

For further details, please download an application pack from our website www.wellscathedralschool.com

Closing date: Thursday, 15 November 2018 at 12 noon.

Interviews will take place week commencing 26 November 2018.

Wells Cathedral School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and obtaining an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services certificate.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: 15 The Liberty, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2ST, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1749 834200
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Wells Cathedral School is a co-educational, Church of England, independent school offering day and boarding places to children aged 4-18. Based in Wells, Somerset, it currently has around 700 pupils. It is set up as a charitable trust and accepts bur...