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Leighton Park has wonderful facilities and beautiful grounds but it is the people that work here that make it truly special. Whether you are part of our academic, pastoral or support staff, Leighton Park is a fulfilling and rewarding place to work.
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Why work at Leighton Park?

Leighton Park exists to form young people of real character and confidence, with a determined desire to change the world, reflecting the school’s Quaker values.

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Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

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Job vacancies

If you are an effective and ambitious Learning Support Teacher who is committed to raising standards of student performance through positively impacting on teaching and learning, then Leighton Park is your next school.

As well as being an excellent classroom practitioner who can teach across all age ranges, you should be passionate about supporting all students by developing and supporting classroom practice so that all students make rapid rates of progress.  You will be working with children (on both a one-to-one and small group basis) who need additional support in order to reach their full educational potential. This includes children with learning, emotional, behavioural or communication difficulties, conditions such as ASD, dyspraxia, dyslexia and ADHD, sensory impairments (for example, visual impairment), sensory processing disorder and mental health issues.

A key aspect of this role is identifying individual needs and being responsible for creating a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment.  This is a demanding but incredibly rewarding role. You will be unwavering in your belief that with the right support and quality teaching, all students can succeed. We are looking for an excellent practitioner, who is committed to making a real difference to the lives of young people.

The school offers a supportive and professional workplace with excellent terms, conditions and benefits and a willingness to participate in extra-curricular life of our busy boarding school is essential.

To apply, please complete the attached application form and email it to apply@leightonpark.com. If you require further information, please email us at apply@leightonpark.com.

Applicants are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interviews will be conducted remotely.

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Job Description

Person Specification

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

Leighton Park is looking to appoint House Managers with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work alongside our boarding House Team.   These are non-residential roles and are pivotal to the success of the boarding experience at Leighton Park.

As a House Manager, your warm and empathetic personality, tactful manner and good listening skills will be essential to build harmonious relationships with all students, staff and parents.  Your excellent communication skills and ‘can do’ attitude will take our House provision beyond outstanding.  Discretion and confidentiality are paramount with this role as is a genuine understanding of the needs of teenagers.  The role is multi-faceted alongside the above will require you to demonstrate excellent levels of planning and organisational skills to manage the daily operations of the boarding House.

House Managers will need to be computer literate and hold an up to date first aid qualification.  Training will be given in child protection, safeguarding, dispensing medicines and on our, boarding software, REACH.

The school offers a supportive and professional workplace with excellent terms, conditions and benefits.

To apply, please complete the attached application form and email it to apply@leightonpark.com. If you require further information, please email us at apply@leightonpark.com.

Applicants are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interviews will be conducted remotely.

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.