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Learning Support Teacher

SEN Job Vacancies

Learning Support Teacher

January 2019

The Role

St. Teresa’s seeks to appoint a Learning Support Teacher to help and support our current team. We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic, energetic, well organised experienced person to assist in both our Prep School and the Senior School.

The School

St Teresa’s has a school population of 640 including over 80 boarders, and a healthy Sixth Form. The school has its own Preparatory School and Pre-prep. The school sits in 55 acres of beautiful countryside and the school 

It benefits from excellent facilities.  In recent years the school has carried out a significant development programme and further exciting projects are in the pipeline.  

St Teresa’s offers a strong, caring community based on its Catholic traditions, but remains an inclusive environment that welcomes pupils from all backgrounds. With recognised strengths spanning academia, sport and the creative and performing arts, we focus on the individual, allowing the girls to achieve their best and enabling them to follow their own unique path to happiness and success.


St Teresa’s stands in grounds of 55 acres in an area of outstanding natural beauty between Dorking and Effingham in Surrey.  There is easy access to London by road or rail; both Gatwick and Heathrow are within 45 minutes’ drive.


The School is centred around the original nineteenth century manor house and has evolved over the years and now proudly boasts some outstanding facilities.

A number of new facilities have been provided to meet the needs of a modern education.  These include a brand new Equestrian Centre, Tennis Academy, a Performing Arts Centre comprising a large theatre, drama studios, music classrooms, practice rooms and recording suite.  In addition, St Teresa’s boasts a swimming pool and an all-weather pitch.

Exciting new plans for the next phase of development have recently commenced with the building of a Sixth Form centre.

The Learning Support Department

An enthusiastic and motivated Learning Support teacher is required for January 2018 to join our forward thinking and nurturing LSU team. The ideal candidate would be qualified in either AMBDA Associate membership or Postgraduate SpLD Certificate at Level 5 or above.

The successful candidate will work in the classroom as well as on a 1-to-1 basis with a range of learning support pupils from across the school. The department is committed to providing excellent support for pupils with special educational needs throughout the curriculum in order to remove barriers to learning and raise achievement.

The Appointment

The remuneration paid to the person appointed will be commensurate with the importance of the post and with the experience and qualities of that person.  The successful applicant will be eligible for fee discounts for any daughters attending the School.

As part of St. Teresa’s commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, any offer of employment to this post will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check, along with qualifications, satisfactory references and a satisfactory response to a Health Questionnaire.

Please complete the Application Form in full accompanied with your letter of application and CV. 

The letter should indicate your suitability for the post and your motivation for submitting the application. Further information including examination results and the Independent Schools’ Inspection Report can be found on the School’s website

Please note: Closing date for applications is Thursday 13 December 2018.

Applications should be sent to:

Mrs Natacha Menzies

[email protected]

PA to the Headmaster

St Teresa’s 


Surrey RH5 6ST

St Teresa’s reserve the right to interview at any stage of the selection process.


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