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Director of Learning Development

Shiplake CollegeOxfordshire

Shiplake College is seeking to appoint a dynamic and forward-thinking Director of Learning Development who is fully conversant with current developments in the teaching of pupils with SEND. 

This is a superb opportunity for a suitably-qualified practitioner to lead this well-established and respected department. The successful applicant will lead a committed and experienced team of teachers and should have an infectious enthusiasm for both the provision of Learning Development support and its key role in enabling pupils to develop, progress and achieve across the curriculum.

Acting as the College’s SEND co-ordinator the successful applicant will also be part of the Academic Leadership Group.

Shiplake College is situated in 45 acres of beautiful countryside on the banks of the river Thames between Reading and Henley-on-Thames. All teachers are expected to contribute to our co-curricular programme. We offer a competitive salary, Teachers’ Pension Scheme, private medical insurance and access to our gyms and sporting facilities. Subsidised onsite accommodation may be available depending on availability.

Please visit our website to learn more about the College, our community and our values. If you would like to have an informal pre-application discussion, please call Maria Moir on 0118 9405218. A candidate pack together with an application form are available from 

The College reserves the right to appoint at any stage during the application process, so early applications are encouraged.

Closing date: Friday 10 December 2021, 10.00am.

Interviews: Tuesday 14 December 2021. 

Day and boarding school for ages 11-18, fully co-educational from 2023

HMC, The Society of Heads, BSA, ISBA

Shiplake College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Shiplake is an equal opportunities employer.

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