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Learning Support Tutor - Graveney School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About Us

Would you like the opportunity to work as part of a team of highly experienced and ambitious colleagues? Graveney is an extremely popular and successful 11-18 School, situated in South West London, SW17 with the benefit of being situated in beautiful campus style surroundings with excellent facilities and a warm community atmosphere. We have a commitment to providing the best opportunities to all students and to developing the professional skills and career opportunities of our staff, within a supportive and collaborative environment

Designated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted in March 2015 and widely recognised as one of the top 100 state funded schools in the country.

Full time – 39 weeks [TTO]

This is a unique opportunity to get to know a designated class of pupils really well through helping them to access the curriculum and make excellent progress at our school. A number of pupils in the class will have SEND.

We wish to appoint an experienced individual to support classroom teachers in their work with SEND students aged 11 – 14 which will include:

Assisting class room teachers in the teaching, inclusion and management of children with Special Educational Needs and disabilities in a specified KS3 class.

Working under the direction and guidance of teachers, with individuals or groups, both inside and outside the classroom, to support the education, personal and social development of pupils in the designated class.

You will need to be an excellent communicator, with sound knowledge and comprehension of English and Mathematics for secondary students. Applicants will have worked with or supported children in the secondary age group.  

This post would be highly suitable for those wishing to gain in depth understanding and experience of a secondary school environment prior to teacher training or a permanent teaching post.

Applicants will need to be appropriately qualified to either degree or similar accreditation and have gained demonstrable experience of working with students with special educational needs. They will need to be able to support teachers by organising and managing appropriate learning environments and resources. Knowledge and experience of the national curriculum is essential, as is a good understanding of child development and learning processes, including the statutory frameworks relating to teaching.

An Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below. Alternatively, these can be found at:

Electronic applications should be returned to

Closing date for receipt of completed applications: Noon, Thursday 15 June 2023
Interview date (approximate): Week commencing 19 June 2023

Please note that applications will be considered for shortlisting as and when they are received and the Trust reserves the right to close the advert at any time.

Graveney Trust is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the well-being and safety of staff and students. All our employees, volunteers and contractors share this commitment and we will carry out Enhanced DBS checks for all appointments as well ensuring that our rigorous pre-recruitment checks are strictly adhered to.

We foster an inclusive culture that promotes equality of opportunity and values diversity creating an environment where the rights and dignity of all members of our community are respected. We promote a culture that allows staff to grow and flourish, regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Graveney School
(Graveney School is part of Graveney Trust)
Welham Road
Tooting, London
SW17 9BU
Tel: 020 8682 7000
Principal: Cynthia Rickman

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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