Head of Learning Support, York

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The Mount SchoolYork

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are currently seeking to recruit for September 2020 a highly motivated and inspiring Head of Learning Support to join The Mount School York .

The role is to lead and oversee the provision of SEND across the whole School to ensure high quality teaching and intervention, together with the effective use of resources, ensuring strong outcomes for our pupils with SEND.

The successful candidate must be an experienced teacher of pupils with SEND and hold a post-graduate qualification in individual specialist assessment or equivalent to Level 7. Currently the School uses the Dyslexic Action Literacy Programme (DALP), therefore a Dyslexia Action postgraduate certificate is required. Experience of working with pupils with a range of additional needs including; autism, attachment disorder, ADHD as well as a knowledge of the SEND agenda is essential.

The Mount School York is a high achieving day and boarding community set in 16 acres of beautiful grounds located ten minutes’ walk from York’s historic city centre. The Mount is a school for girls aged 2 to 18. In our most recent ISI Inspection the School was rated ‘excellent’ in both areas of educational quality. Find out more by visiting www.mountschoolyork.co.uk

The Mount School York is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please download an Application Pack, Application Form, Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and Reference Consent Form via https://www.mountschoolyork.co.uk/contact-us/staff-vacancies/ .

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 25 February (9.00am).

Interviews will be held on Friday 6 March 2020.

More about The Mount School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Denomination: Quaker
Address: Dalton Terrace, York, North Yorkshire, YO24 4DD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1904 667500
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