Head of Learning Support, Dorset

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

The Headmaster wishes to appoint a dynamic and well-qualified graduate to lead the Learning Support Department from September 2018.  This is a full time post.  All appointments are probationary for a period of one year.  The successful candidate will be a qualified SENCo and will be able to teach boys across the full age range.  Training as a level 7 specialist assessor is desirable, as is a background in either Maths or English. 

You will be an inspiring teacher with the capacity and determination to lead your department to continued further improvement. The imagination to inspire, guide and challenge boys of all ages and abilities is essential, as is the enthusiasm to contribute to the breadth of opportunities in this full boarding school. Previous boarding experience is not required. Applications from teachers from both the independent and maintained sectors are welcomed.

For a job description and application form, please visit the School website: www.sherborne.org/vacancies 

Applicants should send their completed application form to: Mrs Samantha Belgeonne, (Recruitment Manager), Sherborne School, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3AP.
  T: 01935 810502 E: hr@sherborne.org

Closing Date: 9.00am on Monday 19 March 2018
 Interview Date:  22 March 2018

Sherborne School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

PHASE: Secondary
  Age range: 13 – 18
  Gender: Boys only
  School type: Independent
  Religious Character: C of E
  Address: Sherborne School, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset. DT9 3AP
  Employer website: www.sherborne.org

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More about Sherborne
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3AP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1935 812249
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Sherborne is a boys’ independent school situated in the shadow of Sherborne Abbey. Founded by Royal Charter in 1550, the school has roots going back to the origins of the See of Sherborne in 705. There are eight boarding houses accommodating a total ...