Job Description

St Mary’s is seeking to appoint a SpLD or SEMH Learning Support teacher for September 2023..

The Learning Support department consists of three experienced members of staff including a Specialist

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and committed individual who has had experience working
with SEND pupils in years 7-13. They will have excellent communication skills and good judgment. Suitable
qualification would include a SpLD or SEMH level 5 qualification or equivalent. However, suitable experience
will be considered favourably.
The Line Manager for the Learning Support Teacher is the SENDCo.

The responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to the following:
• develop and implement schemes of work and lesson plans that contain practical, interesting and
contextual opportunities for learning;
• work in close co-operation with the pupils;
• liaise with the SENDCo, pastoral and teaching staff;
• strive to meet the individual needs of each pupil;
• develop knowledge of teaching pupils with SpLD, especially dyslexia and dyspraxia and/or SEMH;
• communicate with enthusiasm and promote Learning Support within the school;
• help with the organisation of Learning Support resources;
• keep accurate records in line with school policies;
• write efficient pupil reports;
• attend relevant courses in the interests of staff development;
• fulfil other duties as required by the Line Manager;
• attend any other out of school functions, training or duties as required by the Headmistress.

Other duties:
This job description sets out the main duties of a SpLD/SEMH Learning Support Teacher. No job description
can be fully comprehensive and a SpLD/SEMH Learning Support Teacher will be required to support the
Headmistress in any work reasonably required to support the operation of the school.


2pm-8pm two days a week excluding Fridays – for September 2023

A vacancy exists for an enthusiastic and committed Learning Support teacher. The successful candidate will be suitably qualified and have experience working with SEND pupils.

Please contact Nic MacRobbie (01344 296710 or for further details of the post and an application form.

Applications will be considered upon arrival.

St Mary’s School Ascot 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 & Barring Service.


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