Learning Support Teacher, Somerset

Closing date:

Taunton SchoolSomerset

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £17.24 per lesson (Peripatetic contract)
Contract term: Fixed Term

Job Title: Learning Support Teacher
Job Reference No: 19-20023
Hours per week: Part time 1.5-2.5 days a week
Salary: £17.24 per lesson (Peripatetic contract)
Contract: Fixed Term
Start Date: January 2020
Closing Date: 9am Thursday 31st October 2019
Interview date: w/c 11th November 2019

Taunton School is over 170 years old and is an Independent School educating approximately 1200 boys and girls aged 0-18 (around 400 boarders) on one impressive site. We aim to challenge, inspire and nurture young people to succeed in a global community. We have a vibrant Preparatory School (Years 3 to 8) of some 290 pupils with another 230 pupils in the Pre-Prep and Nursery.

We are seeking an outstanding individual to fill the role of Part time Learning Support Teacher for our Prep School from January 2020. The Learning Support Teacher will plan and deliver an individualised programme for pupils with Numeracy and Literacy difficulties including SpLD using a multi-sensory approach and support and monitor students’ progress in their day-to-day learning.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a thriving and happy Prep School. The successful applicant will maintain and develop further the excellence of the Educational Progress Department for our current pupils and be enthusiastic to adopt innovative teaching and learning techniques. 

The post holder will have some or all of the following:- 

• Qualified teacher status

• Experience in teaching students with Special Educational Needs, including Dyslexia.

• A recognised and significant qualification in teaching pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties, or a willingness to gain such a qualification. 

Application details:
Further details are available at https://www.tauntonschool.co.uk/vacancies/ Please complete and submit a Taunton School application form and equal opportunities monitoring form accompanied with a covering letter to tsrecruit@tauntonschool.co.uk. Alternatively, applications can be posted to the HR Department at the main School address. Please note CVs alone will not be accepted.



More about Taunton School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Staplegrove Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1823 703703
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Taunton School is a co-educational, independent boarding and day school educating pupils from 0-18. Its values are based on Christianity and it is situated in Taunton, Somerset. There are 591 pupils in the senior school and 434 pupils in the lower sc...