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Career Opportunities at Fairley House School


 We are looking for teaching and therapy staff to start in September 2020. 

A  Primary Teacher based at our school in SE1

 A KS3 Teacher and  an English specialist for the Senior School in SW1

  An Occupational Therapist based at the Senior school in SW1

We are also looking to expand our bank of Freelance Educational Psychologists 



Required for the start of the Autumn term 2020.

We are looking for experienced teachers with vision, energy and passion to join our team.  All teachers must have experience of working with pupils with dyslexia  or an interest in working within an SpLD environment.

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

KS2/KS3  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.

The English Specialist will be based in our Senior School.

An OCR certificate or diploma or other dyslexia qualification would be an  advantage, or candidates must be willing to undertake the Fairley House Diploma. Competitive salaries and benefits above the national pay scales. Excellent CPD opportunities.

Closing date for applications: 10th April  2020. Interviews, where possible, will take place during the before the end of April . 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)



Paediatric Occupational Therapist required from September 2020

Salary range £32K- £38K   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.  

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 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