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Learning Support Teacher

Caterham SchoolSurrey

Caterham is a UK leading co-educational day and boarding school. We are a high-achieving, ambitious and friendly school recognised for our academic achievement, our innovation and our Wellbeing programme, which underpins all that we do here. Our academic results consistently place us as a top-performing UK independent school. Caterham is an EdTech 50 and an Apple Distinguished School, winner of the TES ‘Best Use of Digital’ award and the first UK school to be awarded the National Children’s Bureau’s Wellbeing for Schools Award.  

Our progressive approach to learning and teaching, our focus on embracing the best of technology, combined with the strength and warmth of our school community, makes Caterham a unique place in which to work.  Caterham is a school which supports its teachers to progress and play a full part in our pupils’, and the school’s achievements.

The community here is vibrant and energetic, both in the classroom and across the gamut of co-curricular activities provided. Our community holds a wide range of academic, artistic and sporting interests, all underpinned by a collective drive to support achievement - and each other. 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Learning Support teacher to teach pupils from Years 7 to 13, either one-to-one or in small groups.  The successful candidate will have a teaching qualification in Specific Learning Difficulties at a minimum of Level 5, or equivalent; (Level 7 desirable, but not essential). Applicants must be passionate about supporting pupils to achieve their academic potential, whatever their learning need. The post would suit an experienced teacher and who is keen to contribute fully to the life of the school.

Caterham provides a competitive remuneration package and also offers:

·         A highly successful 3 to 18, co-educational, day and boarding
          environment providing a wealth of experience

·         A comprehensive induction programme with a range of personal
         development opportunities including outreach with partner

·         Superb sporting, arts, outdoor learning and co-curricular facilities

·         Excellent pastoral care


The closing date for applications is 9am, Monday 25 January 2021, although early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to appoint before the closing date.


The 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 will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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