Head of Learning Support, Streatham

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Streatham and Clapham High SchoolStreatham

Date posted:
Start date: Required as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary and pay progression
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Streatham & Clapham High School is seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic SEND specialist to lead and innovate the SEND and EAL provision at our highly successful school.

As Head of Learning Support, you will develop the department on the firm foundations already laid, while working with a supportive and engaged staff body to coordinate the provision for pupils with specific learning needs. 

You will have the ability to inspire girls to outperform expectations, and be willing to contribute energetically and enthusiastically to the curricular and co-curricular life of this ambitious and high-achieving school. 

The successful candidate will enjoy working with highly motivated and talented pupils and will play a strategic role in the development of the department. The ability to coordinate and support pupils with EAL would be an advantage. Successful candidates should have OCR Level 7 Cert SpLD.

Why Streatham & Clapham High School?

Streatham & Clapham High School is a highly successful, academically selective independent day school, located in a delightfully tranquil and leafy oasis of south London. It is in the top tier of UK schools in terms of its A Level and GCSE results and is a vibrant, exciting and fulfilling place in which to work. The teaching staff are highly professional and enthusiastic and includes some world leaders in their academic disciplines. All members of staff value the breadth of education offered by the school and enrich their teaching and broader contributions to the school with their own personal interests and experiences. The leadership team of the school promotes a vision of education that is liberal and humane in its approach, which aims to invigorate tradition with innovation, and which is receptive to new ideas and contributions. 

Benefits and how to apply: 

In addition to excellent facilities and a friendly working environment, we offer a range of benefits, including:

• Competitive salaries and pay progression

• Access to extensive professional development opportunities

• Training grants for qualifications

• Generous pension schemes

• Free life assurance benefit

• Free school lunches

• A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

Details of how to apply may be obtained by clicking apply or by contacting hr@schs.gdst.net (tel. 020 8677 8400).

Closing date: noon, Wednesday 17th January 2018.

Interviews: Friday 26th January 2018.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

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More about Streatham and Clapham High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior and Sixth Form, 42 Abbotswood Road, Streatham, London, SW16 1AW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 86778400
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Streatham & Clapham High School (SCHS) is a highly successful independent, academically selective school for girls aged 3-18.  It offers an inspiring, enlightened and rigorously challenging education in a lively, vibrant and warmly supportiv...