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Job vacancies

London's leading day school for specific learning difficulties

020 7976 5456


Career Opportunities at Fairley House School

Required for Summer and Autumn 2020 :-

Primary Teacher,

Occupational Therapist,

Business Administration Apprentice,

Freelance Educational Psychologists 

Primary School Teacher

Required for the start of the summer term 2020

We are looking for an experienced teacher with vision, energy and passion to join the team at Fairley House School.

We are a specialist independent school meeting the needs of children with dyslexia, dyspraxia and Dyscalculia in Central London. 

Teachers must be able to teach English and Maths  to small groups, be able to cover a range of other subjects and in some cases take on the role of form tutor.

An OCR certificate or diploma or other dyslexia qualifictaion would be an advantage, of candidates must be willing to undetake the Fairley House Diploma via our own professional development programme.


Competitive salaries and benefits above the national pay scales. Excellent CPD opportunities

Closing date for applications: 23rd February 2020. Interviews, where possible, will take place during the last week of February or early March . For an applicant’s pack and more information about the school please visit our website www.fairleyhouse.org.uk or telephone HR on 0207 976 5456 or e-mail hr@fairleyhouse.org.uk (application forms only. No CVs or agencies)



Business Administration Apprentice

Required from March/April 2020


Based at our Senior School (SW1 but some time will be spent each week at the Junior School SE1). Normal office hours 8:30-4:30 Monday-Friday.

 We are looking for someone to support our busy office team with a variety of administration tasks and the opportunity to undertake the level 3 qualification in Business administration. You will be supporting a range of school professionals so there will be a variety of tasks to learn and undertake this could include general office work, finance, ICT and reception.


Job Description

You will work closely with the Bursar and the school secretary and be part of the admin team across both schools. When based in the school office, you will be  first point of contact for the school you will be responsible for providing cover for reception, for representing the school in a professional manner while dealing with a steady flow of visitors including parents, pupils, prospective parents and professionals from education and health. To assist with afternoon register checking (electronic), support the annual review process with bookings and coordinating reports, there are also general office task such as ordering stationary, making up pupil files and scanning. You will also support the Bursar with finance tasks such as checking invoices, processing expense claims, issuing PO numbers etc. You will be a team player, have a sense of humor, enjoy working with children, be adaptable to school life, and enjoy the challenge of working in a fast pace environment. please see full job description below.


We follow a safer recruitment policy for the school. All successful candidates must be willing to undertake an enhanced DBS check, a medical, and provide us with two references.

Administration staff work full time all year round but flexible hours are offered during school holiday periods. All annual leave must be taken during school holiday periods.




 Further details and job description and application pack  available from

hr @Fairleyhouse.org.uk  

Paediatric Occupational Therapist required from September 2020

(full time/part time/term time only considered)

Salary range £32K- £38K  (pro rata for part time/term time) dependent upon qualifications and experience

Fairley house School is an independent school for children with Specific Learning Difficulties. We are looking for a committed Occupational Therapist with experience in assessing and treating children with specific learning difficulties, including DCD and dyspraxia.  You will work as part of a transdisciplinary team of specialist teachers, speech and language therapists and educational psychologists.  You will be required to carry out a range of standardised assessments and clinical observations, complete clinical reports, keep progress notes up to date and contribute to parent conferences.  Treatment will include one to one, small groups and class-based sessions working on developing gross and fine motor skills, handwriting, classroom tool use and keyboarding.  You will provide consultation and advice to teachers in relation to sensory diets and environmental adaptations. You will be part of the specialist teaching team supporting the development of literacy and numeracy, you will contribute to IEP setting and the Annual Review processes.  Training and/or experience in using Sensory Integration principals and/or CO-OP approach is essential.    School experience is desirable.

 Closing date for applications is 10th April and interviews are likely to take place the last two weeks of April 2020.

Job description and  application form available below  




 Educational Psychologists - Freelance for assessment work


For more information about working as a freelance EP with Fairley House please contact our Assessment Clinic - Ms Melanie Tham on 0207 976 5456

Fairley House School is committed to safeguarding children and young people.  All applicants must be willing to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring service check.  

Read about our safer recruitment policy here

Read about our DBS policies

Read about our Mission Statement


Person Specification Teacher.pdf

 Job Description - Business Administration Apprenticeship.doc

 Job Description  Job Description OT Band 5 - Junior OT May 2014.pdf

 Job Description  Job Description OT Band 6 - Experience OT May 2014.pdf

Person Spec Therapist updated.pdf

You can download an application form for teaching employment here 

You can download an application form for non-teaching employment here