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Junior School Learning Support Coordinator

St Dunstan's CollegeLewisham

St Dunstan’s College is seeking to recruit an outstanding Learning Support Coordinator, who will join a well-established and experienced SEND team, led by the whole-College SENDCo. This position is ideal for a HLTA or specialist Teaching Assistant who is ambitious and looking to progress within a supportive, strong and successful SEND team. The successful candidate will be both organised and enthusiastic, with some experience working with pupils with a variety of SEND in a school or educational setting including the delivery of high quality interventions, as well as demonstrating excellent knowledge of access arrangements for examinations. We are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate excellence working within a team, as well as the ability to adapt and respond proactively to the needs of pupils, parents and staff and demonstrate a collaborative approach when working with others. The College is able to assist and support with further professional development opportunities and coaching is readily available; the successful candidate should be looking to grow as part of this dynamic team. The ideal candidate will be able to encourage and advise teachers whilst maintaining the highest standards of collaborative and collegial practice.

The Junior School Learning Support Coordinator will coordinate SEND provision within the Junior School. They will work collaboratively with the Junior School teachers and teaching assistants, to encourage the appropriate implementation of strategies within the classroom. They will collaborate with staff within the SEND and pastoral teams to ensure that those pupils with individual needs, both pastoral and academic, are given sufficient consideration and have access to a variety of strategies which reflect the wide range of support mechanisms available. The Junior School Learning Support Coordinator will be based in the Junior School and will be supported and guided by the College SENDCo, whilst also having access to some administrative support.

Application Closing Date: Sunday 26 September 2021

Interviews Week Commencing Date: Monday 4 October 2021

Early applications are advised as the College reserves the right to appoint at any stage during the application process.

In order for a candidate to be considered, a completed application form must be submitted. Completed application forms and cover letters must be emailed to hr@stdunstans.org.uk.

For further details, please visit www.stdunstans.org.uk 

St Dunstan’s College reflects the particularly diverse location in which it is situated. In a recent review of our racial diversity, by the company ‘Flair Impact’, we were found to be the most racially diverse school out of their entire client base of over 30 British independent schools. We see diversity to be of intrinsic and essential value to the contemporary, ambitious and forward-thinking education we offer at St Dunstan’s. We encourage applications from people who share this view, and from professionals of all backgrounds, communities and industries. We are a school that places individuality and identity at the heart of what we do.

St Dunstan’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the DBS.

St Dunstan’s Educational Foundation Registered Charity Number 312747

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