Assistant Head of Learning Support, Gloucestershire

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Cheltenham Ladies' CollegeGloucestershire

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Circa £40,000 per annum depending on skills, qualifications and experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We have an exciting new opportunity for an Assistant Head of Learning Support to assist our Head of Learning Support (SENDCo) in leading and managing College’s provision for girls with special educational needs & disabilities (SEND). The successful candidate will assist in ensuring the continuation of high quality teaching and learning as well as the effective use of resources, so all girls achieve to the best of their ability.

As well as having a specialist qualification in Specific Learning Difficulties; PG SpLD or Level 7 Diploma in Assessing and Teaching Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties, a current Assessment Practitioners Certificate (APC) or Assessment for Access Arrangements Certificate (AAA) and evidence of up to date and relevant training in meeting the needs of children with special educational needs, you will be able to inspire, empower and motivate students to engage with new initiatives and developments and to encourage them to take responsibility for their own learning and development.

You can look forward to a genuinely rewarding role, as well as excellent training and development at every stage of your career. Full support with induction and ongoing CPD is provided.

As one of the world’s leading schools, and with a strong pioneering heritage, our aim is to embody excellence, independence and empowerment in the education of young women. College itself combines a rich and pioneering heritage with an exciting future. Around 850 pupils benefit from the knowledge and expertise gained over the last 165 years of teaching young women. You will join a friendly and supportive community of committed professionals who believe that girls are at the heart of all we do. We are ambitious for their futures, collectively and individually, and have been so for over 165 years.

To find out more, please click the apply button below to be directed to our website.

Closing date: Friday 28 February 2020 (12.30pm)

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 9 March 2020

For informal enquiries regarding the role, please contact David Gamblin, Head of Upper College on 01242 520691 or

Applications will be considered as they are received and College reserves the right to appoint at any time in the process.

Cheltenham Ladies’ College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

More about Cheltenham Ladies' College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Bayshill Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3EP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1242 520691
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