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Learning Support Leader – Numeracy

Published on 25th April 2018

Closing Date

Noon - 18th May 2018

Salary Information

F4-1 £20,831 – F4-4 £22,845 permanent term time only (pro-rata)

The Fernwood School enjoys an excellent reputation. It is an oversubscribed 11-16 school which achieved ‘outstanding’ in all categories from Ofsted in April 2012.

We offer a school with:

  • Leading Edge Status
  • an outstanding record for GCSE
  • a diverse, 11-16 multicultural and positive student population, and
  • a dynamic professional environment with a dedicated, innovative and talented teaching team.

Our motto of High achievement with care and discipline for all” extends to all professionals working in the school. We have an innovative professional development roadmap providing support and progression routes for all staff irrespective of stage of development.

Learning Support Leader – Numeracy (permanent term time only)
The successful candidate will be a Qualified Level 2 Teaching Assistant.

Required from 1 September, or sooner if possible, our Learning Support Team requires a highly skilled and qualified learning support leader with strong communication and literacy skills, to deliver 1 to1 and small group numeracy interventions, as well as supporting individual students and small groups within the classroom. An expectation is that the successful candidate will liaise with the mathematics team to target the right students in order to plan and deliver effective interventions.

Applicants must have English and maths GCSE at grade C or equivalent.

If you would like to have a look around the school or talk about the post prior to application, please contact Mr A. Grant (SENCO)


How to Apply

Application forms and further details are available to the right under supporting documents. Please note: the Application Form is in Word 97-2003 format (.doc). Please return your completed application form, together with your letter of application (no more than 2 sides of A4) to the Head Teacher’s PA, Mrs C Smith, by post or by email to: The Fernwood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring) check.

Head Teacher – Mr P Burke
The Fernwood School, Goodwood Road, Wollaton, Nottingham, NG8 2FT
0115 9286 326 |
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