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  • Start date details

    5th of June 2023 (with transition opportunities prior)

  • Closing date

    24 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary

AAT Grade 9 SCP 31 - 34 Pro-rata salary £31,628.14-£34,357.76

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will be happily resourceful and creative, highly resilient and adaptable, able to work excellently as a member of a successful team, demonstrate highly developed interpersonal skills and have a good sense of positive humour/perspective. In addition, you will be highly organised and have excellent communication skills, with a deep understanding that success at Longspee is achieved by developing the success and independence of others. You may also have skills, interests, or an area of knowledge that you will want inspire others with.

We are looking for candidates who are passionate and ambitious with a drive and commitment to improve the life chances of our students and the wider community, with a dynamic, exceptional and creative approach to ensuring progress. We look forward to hearing from you.

What the school offers its staff

We offer a rich and high-quality learning experience for our students, with a relentless and positive focus upon Happy, Safe, Progress to help ensure that our students can build and achieve successful adult lives. In support of ongoing excellence in Learning Support and Inclusion, we are seeking to employ an enthusiastic, excellent, compassionate and experienced member of staff.

As the Learning Support Team Leader within Longspee Secondary, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring high-quality Inclusion and Pastoral support, to empower and enable progress and aspiration. You will be managing a team of people, working in partnership to ensure positive outcomes for all students. The role will require close working with the school community, and in particular the Classroom Team, SENDCo and the Senior Leadership Team, to develop and enhance positive school-wide approaches.

To be successful at Longspee Secondary, you will need to demonstrate a high-quality flexible and dynamic approach to learning and progress, whilst being creative, open and authentic in your communication. Knowledge and experience of working with secondary pupils with additional needs would be an advantage, though the ability to make, understand and sustain positive relationships, whilst leading with compassion, understanding and clarity, is key.

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About Longspee Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
School size
108 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16

Arranging a visit to Longspee Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email alison.evans@Longspee-academy.co.uk.

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