Cavendish School is a small mixed Independent School for 11-16 year olds who have an Education Health Care Plan for SEMH. Our students are taught the full curriculum, taking Entry Level and GCSE in year 11.

We will be recruiting over the next few weeks for positions to start as soon as possible or the beginning of the summer term 2022.

These are the positions available:

Cavendish is a special school for students who have social, emotional and mental health needs.  We are passionate about giving our young people the best school and learning experience. Our ethos is at the core of school life ‘Every day is a Fresh Start’.

We are looking to recruit:

Learning Support Assistant

Term Time only, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm

To enhance our team in supporting, integration and teaching of our students, this will require working in close association with our teaching staff in order to make a significant contribution to the quality of teaching and learning in the classroom.  

Successful candidates must have English, Maths and Science GCSE at A-C level, preferably with previous experience of working in a school setting primary or secondary in a similar position or without experience.  Must have an aptitude and enthusiasm for engaging positively with young people and wanting to ‘make a difference’.

Benefits: competitive salary, sick pay, pension and training.


For further information and an application pack (we do not accept C.V.’s, please email Debbie –

Cavendish School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, and successful candidates will need to undertake a DBS check.   The school will only accept completed School Application Forms.

For further information and to obtain an application form, please contact Debbie Sycamore on 020 7394 0088 or email



We welcome visits to the school. Further information about voluntary positions and arrangement for visits can be made by telephoning Debbie Sycamore on 020 7394 0088.

Our recruitment processes follows the guidance in the DfE document Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education.  All staff will be required to undertake a disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.
For an application pack please contact Debbie Sycamore on 020 7394 0088 or email Debbie at
Lady Gomm House, 58 Hawkstone Road, London SE16 2PA