Peripatetic EAL / Learning Support Tutor (Y7-Y11)

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Peripatetic EAL / Learning Support Tutor (Y7-Y11)

Job advert

The School

Set in 26 acres of beautiful parkland in Cobham, Notre Dame School nestles in a picturesque 18th century mansion beside the River Mole. Notre Dame is a Catholic School and is a Foundation of the Company of Mary Our Lady with an ethos shaped by the life and work of St Jeanne de Lestonnac.  Despite the tranquil setting Notre Dame School is a hive of activity, with over 600 children and teachers working hard in the important business of education. The school has an enviable reputation for the highest academic standards and a progressive, holistic, academic education that is underpinned by over 400 years of international educational tradition in 30 countries. Established in England in 1937, the school has always had the philosophy that the greatest success comes from knowing how to learn and how to ask the right questions; training pupils to take an active role in reaching and exceeding early expectations. From the vibrant Nursery to the exciting Sixth Form, tomorrow's professionals acquire the skills, knowledge and qualifications that give them the best possible start in life.


The Role

Notre Dame School is seeking to appoint a Peripatetic EAL / Learning Support Tutor to join the Learning Support Department in the Senior School with a qualification/diploma in teaching Specific Learning Difficulties or equivalent experience of, who is able to provide individual tuition in English to our students requiring intervention.


The Tutor will be required to assess EAL students on entry and teach individual or small group EAL lessons.


  • Qualification in SpLD
  • Previous experience as an EAL and/or Learning Support Tutor
  • Ability to use ICT for teaching, admin and personal development
  • Knowledge of a range of teaching strategies to support pupils with additional learning needs
  • Knowledge of relevant areas of Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) – Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dyspraxia (DCD), memory, and other minority syndromes
  • Good level of oral and written communication skills internally and externally

The School will require evidence of your Public Liability Insurance certificate.


Closing Date: 9am on Monday 21st October 2019

Interviews: Wednesday 23rd October 2019

Start date: TBC


Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by senior members of the School and take a tour of the school.


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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.