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City College Plymouth

Variable Hours Dyslexia Tutor

Variable Hours | £17.54 to £25.18 per hour

A specialist lecturer, with an appropriate Level 7 qualification and assessment experience is required to undertake access arrangement assessments in accordance with JCQ examination regulations. The post holder will also need to have Full Membership of Patoss and a SpLD Assessment Practising Certificate and be able to assess and support students who have dyslexia and visual stress.

The post holder will be required to share good practice to improve outcomes for students, as directed by the Learning Support Manager, Line Manager and curriculum staff. The post holder will be available to undertake occasional evening and weekend work.

If you wish to apply for this position, please visit www.cityplym.ac.uk/jobs, and for further information, email recruitment@cityplym.ac.uk

Closing date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

City College Plymouth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The College is an equal opportunities employer.

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City College Plymouth

Learning Support Assistant (SpLD)

Part-time, 29 hrs p/w, 36 wks p/yr | Perm | £10,263 to £10,918 p.a. (pro rata £16,417 to £17,464)

The post-holder is expected to have an understanding of how to support students who have specific learning and behaviour support needs; the post-holder may also be required to help develop students’ work readiness skills.

The post-holder will work with students on a 1:1, small group or workshop basis, and will be required to share good practice to improve outcomes for students, as directed by the Learning Support Manager, Line Manager and curriculum staff.

The post-holder will be available to undertake occasional evening and weekend work.

If you wish to apply for this position, please visit www.cityplym.ac.uk/jobs, and for further information, email recruitment@cityplym.ac.uk

Closing date: Wednesday 29 November 2017

City College Plymouth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The College is an equal opportunities employer.

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City College Plymouth

Learning Support Assistant (SpLD)

Part-time, 25 hrs p/w, 36 wks p/yr | £8,262 - £8,354 p.a. (pro rata £15,330-£15,502)

A Learning Support Assistant (LSA) is required to support the delivery of a high quality student experience through providing additional support to students during term time. A specific responsibility will include supporting students who have Education, Health and Care Plans to make a successful transition to College life and learning.

The post holder will be required to develop, promote and deliver Learning Support provision and create best outcomes for students with a range of learning difficulties.  This will include:

  • Working with ‘feeder’ schools, parents and curriculum teams
  • Providing appropriate learning support guidance at student interviews
  • Assisting the Learning Support Manager in the organisation and implementation of annual Review meetings

 

The post holder will be available to support College events and, if required, undertake occasional evening and weekend work.

If you wish to apply for this position, please visit www.cityplym.ac.uk/jobs, and for further information, email recruitment@cityplym.ac.uk

Closing date: Wednesday 29 November 2017

City College Plymouth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The College is an equal opportunities employer.

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Blossom Lower School and Upper House

(for pupils aged 3 - 19)

Station Road, Motspur Park, New Malden, KT3 6JJ

Dyslexia Lead - Responsible for Whole School

(Nursery/EYFS, Primary, Secondary and Post 16)

Blossom House is an Ofsted-rated "Outstanding" specialist school for children aged 3-19 years of age with speech, language and communication difficulties. Although many of the children have some associated difficulties such as fine motor problems or poor organisational skills, they are all within the average range of cognitive abilities.

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled, experienced and dedicated person to lead our Specific Learning Difficulties Team and oversee the SpLD policy for children and young people who have primary speech and language and communication difficulties and co-occurring specific learning difficulties.

The ideal candidate will have excellent English skills (clear written and spoken English) and good reading, writing and numeracy skills, along with the ability to build good working relationships with children, teachers, parents and carers. Experience of working with children with Special Education Needs (SEN) is essential. Minimum Level 7 (OCR or equivalent) in SpLD qualification is required. Experience of line managing, working with children and the ability to manage groups of children and cope with challenging behaviour are essential for the role.

The role is available as either a Full-Time or Part-Time role.

Full-Time:- Monday to Friday (08:30 - 17:00)

Part Time:- 2x candidates job sharing; 3 days per week (08:30 - 17:00)

Annual sarary: Salary dependent on experience

Closing Date: Sunday 19th November 2017

For further details and a job description please contact Gemma Chapple, email: gemmac@blossomhouseschool.co.uk

If you wish to apply for the post, please download the application form from the school website: www.blossomhouseschool.co.uk/vacancies and email completed forms to: recruitment@blossomhouseschool.co.uk

The role is subject to the relevant Sarefuarding checks which will include an Enhanced DBS check and right to work in the UK checks.

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Merton College

Lecturer in Specific Learning Difficulties

Salary: £21,210 to £38,299 p.a. inc. London weighting

Job Ref: REQ000310

THE LEARNER SUPPORT SERVICE consists of a successful and well established team providing support for learners with a wide range of disabilities, learning difficulties and medical conditions.

We are looking for an experienced specialist teacher who can demonstrate a person-centred approach and a track record of improving the success rates of learners on mainstream provision who have, for example, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD, ASD or Asperger’s Syndrome.

You should have experience of teaching 1:1, small groups and whole groups; ideally in the post 16 sector from entry to level 4. You will need a teaching qualification and a recognised specific learning difficulties qualification for teaching and assessing for exam access arrangements. You must have a good working knowledge of the Children and Families Act 2015 and the skills and knowledge to act as one of our Lead Professionals in the EHCP process.

This post will be based at our Merton Campus.

Closing date for the return of an online application form is Sunday 26th November 2017.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 5th December 2017 in Wandsworth

South Thames College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

To apply for this post, please go to http://www.south-thames.ac.uk./jobs.html, search for the vacancy and then follow the steps to complete and submit an online application.

For any queries please e-mail recruitment@south-thames.ac.uk or telephone 020 8918 7777 quoting the job reference.

Please note CVs are not accepted.

The benefits package includes generous annual leave, pension scheme, subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do. 

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.

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Prior Park College, Bath

11-18 Boarding and Day HMC Established

Co-Educational Catholic Senior School

REQUIRED FOR JANUARY 2018

HEAD OF LEARNING SUPPORT

(SENCO) (Maternity leave)

 Prior Park College is looking to appoint an excellent part time Head of Learning Support (SENCO) as maternity cover to lead this pivotal department in our thriving school.  Our mission sees us providing quality pastoral care of an encouraging nature to allow all students to develop as fully as possible their academic and other talents.  The successful candidate must have relevant qualifications to allow assessment of senior access arrangements.

Closing date for applications is midday on Monday 20 November 2017. 

Application information can be obtained from the website or by contacting our HR department.

Telephone: 01225 835 353, ext. 284

E-mail: recruitment@priorparkschools.com

Website: www.priorparkcollege.com

Prior Park Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Yorkshire Dyslexia Network

Dyslexia Specialist Teacher

- South Yorkshire

- Initially unit paid - £15-£25 per hour

- 2 days a week

- To start January 2018 or sooner

We are currently looking for a highly skilled, dedicated Dyslexia Specialist Teacher, with Post Graduate Certificate or above in Dyslexia/SpLD to teach at two of our outposts in South Yorkshire.

A successful candidate will:

  1. have a deep understanding of the effects of learning difficulties and the strategies that may help learners develop their English, Maths and Study Skills.
  2. have a deep understanding of the education system in England.
  3. advise, plan, teach and assess children and adults seeking effective and personalised specialist intervention and support.
  4. have good personal and social skills.
  5. use their initiative and have a desire to reflect and improve their skills and knowledge. 
  6. hold a professional membership with PATOSS, BDA or Dyslexia Guild.
  7. hold a current DBS check, including the up-date service, and clear to work with young people and vulnerable adults.

 

CPD training opportunities will be available to the successful candidate.

We will consider a candidate who is currently studying for a Post Graduate in Dyslexia/SpLD.

The post has the potential to quickly grow into a full-time position.

Yorkshire Dyslexia Network is part of National Dyslexia Network. We are an organisation that provides support, advice, assessment, tuition and training for adults, students, children, schools and workplaces throughout South and West Yorkshire.

 Please get in touch and send your CV and cover letter to:

yorkshire@nationaldyslexianetwork.org.uk

ndnetwork.org

07787 933829

01226 210120

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Brighton College Prep School

Teacher of English with experience or an interest in supporting pupils with SpLD (Dyslexia)

Brighton College is one of England’s leading independent schools, located at the heart of the country’s most vibrant city.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspiring full-time Prep Teacher of English with experience or an interest in supporting pupils with SpLD (dyslexia) to join our successful and busy school from April 2018. A competitive salary is offered.

Brighton College Prep School caters for children aged between 8 and 13 and is part of the hugely successful Brighton College, situated in the heart of Brighton.

An application form and a letter outlining your suitability for this post together with a current CV should be completed as soon as possible but no later than 6pm on Monday 27th November

Further details and an application form are available from our website www.brightoncollege.org.uk/vacancies or from Alison Booker, HR Co-ordinator, abooker@brightoncollege.net 

Brighton College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the DBS.

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TWYFORD SCHOOL

WINCHESTER, HAMPSHIRE, SO21 1NW

Tel:  01962 712269

 IAPS co-educational day/boarding school – 408 pupils

 SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS COORDINATOR (SENCO) from April 2018

Working closely with the Headmaster, Head of Teaching and Learning and Director of Studies, and other colleagues, in the strategic development of Twyford School’s Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Policy, the successful applicant will oversee the day-to-day operation of that Policy and the Twyford Learning Skills Department, with the aim of helping SEND pupils reach their potential.

We are seeking to recruit a well-qualified and experienced teacher who is self-confident, energetic and resilient and who has the ability to enthuse and motivate others whilst being committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of pupils at all times.

Applicants will hold QTS and OCR Level 7 or equivalent together with a Patoss SpLD Assessment Practising Certificate and must have experience of working with children on the SEN register. The successful applicant is likely to have taught at KS2 and KS3 and have experience of leading a team, setting targets, monitoring, evaluating and recording progress of pupils. They will be fully conversant in the SEN Code of Practice, be experienced in implementing a wide range of strategies to help SEND pupils and be used to working with external professionals to ensure pupils attain their highest possible level.

Further details may be found on the website: www.twyfordschool.com

Closing date for applications:   28th November 2017 (Noon)

Twyford School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo our safer recruitment checks and child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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Target Consultancy

Somerset Assessment Centre

Vacancies are available in the South West of England for:

APC registered assessors

  • HCPC registered psychologists
  • QTS Registered teachers
  • BACP registered counsellors

 

For the following vacancies:

Assessors: Diagnostic and EAA

  • 1:1 study skills support
  • 1:1 specialist support-literacy/numeracy
  • 1:1 specialist support: Dyscalculia, Dyslexia, DCD, ADHD

 

All professionals are welcome to register their interest with us.

Currently, we have immediate vacancies for Specialist Assessors and Counsellors.

Please visit our website: www.targetconsultancy.co.uk to register your details (registration is free), and to find out more about Target Consultancy and Assessments Limited. 

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