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Learning Support Teacher (Trainee)

Learning Support Teacher (Trainee)

Part Time (20 hours) – Permanent Post – Starting September 2023

We are seeking a Trainee Learning Support Teacher to help create a stimulating environment and support our pupils in making excellent progress across all areas of their development. Using effective observation, assessment and planning, you will teach literacy and study skills lessons to pupils with additional needs so that they can fully access our curriculum.

As part of your role, you will also spend approximately 6 hours per week working as a Teaching Assistant to support pupils with specific SEN needs. We are interested in hearing from candidates who may already be working at Teaching Assistant level or who have other relevant experience or qualifications which would support a move into a career in Learning Support. This is an excellent opportunity with full training and the opportunity to gain a recognised SPLD Level 5 qualification.

For a full description of the role, please see the attached Candidate pack.

The Leys is an inclusive and inspiring co-educational boarding and day school offering an incredible learning environment and pupil experience in Cambridge. Putting pupils at the heart of everything we do, our shared values create a strong, caring, and cohesive community. The successful candidate will be joining a dedicated, successful, and welcoming team of teaching and business professionals, committed to working together to combine their skills, experience, and insights to deliver an excellent education to our pupils.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Before appointment to any role in the school, checks including an Enhanced DBS Check and workplace references will be undertaken in accordance with current statutory guidance.  Evidence of eligibility to work in the UK is required. A six-month probationary period will also apply.

The Foundation is committed to fostering an inclusive culture that promotes and values diversity and celebrates the diverse voice of our community.

For further details call 01223 508955 or email [email protected]

Applications with a covering letter should be submitted to the HR Department, The Leys School, Cambridge CB2 7AD by 09.00 on Tuesday 18 July 2023.

Interviews will be held w/c 24 July 2023.

This role has the opportunity for regular contact with pupils and therefore is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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