(Required for September 2024)


St Edmund’s College offers modern facilities in a magnificent country setting in rural Hertfordshire, providing a safe and stimulating environment for young minds.


We are looking for a creative, dynamic and enthusiastic practitioner to lead the further development of our well-regarded and established Learning Support department.
The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher, experienced and interested in provision for special needs and with the ability to lead a department of talented Learning Support Assistants.


The successful candidate will welcome the many opportunities to contribute to the lively co-curricular life of the College, which is situated in rural East Hertfordshire. St Edmund’s is England’s oldest Catholic school offering an all-round co-education for students from 3 to 18 and for families from all faiths.


The post will involve close contact with, and a high degree of responsibility for, children and young adults. The majority of this will be regulated activity and as such an enhanced DBS check (which includes children’s barred list information) will be required in advance of appointment.


If you would like to apply, please download an application pack 

Closing date for applications when all forms must be received by HR is:
Midday, Wednesday 17th April 2024.
Interviews to take place: As soon as possible after the closing date.

Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.


Telephone: 01920 824335
Email: hr@stedmundscollege.org


The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates will be required to undergo relevant Safeguarding Checks. We may seek references on short-listed candidates that will include questions about past disciplinary actions or allegations in relation to behaviour with children and may approach previous employers for information to verify particular experience or qualifications before interview.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.




Working Hours

Term-time only

Brochure - Head of Learning Support
Application Form