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Patoss seeks CPD Programme Co-ordinatorPatoss logo

You will be responsible for

Leading the planning, development, maintenance, and offering of training opportunities that are relevant for all PATOSS members, SpLD practitioners and broader education workforce

Your role will be to

  • Coordinate the development and maintenance of professional growth and development opportunities that meet the needs of the membership and the field.
  • Promote leadership and high-quality professional practice for individuals and institutions.
  • Ensure that programmes and modifications are based on market research and rigorous quality evaluation.
  • Prioritize member practice concerns
  • Develop and implement practice initiatives to address concerns of highest priority.

This role is home based. You should be prepared to travel and also attend occasional meetings at the Patoss office in Evesham, Worcestershire.

Please download the full job description here. To apply complete the application form and send it via e-mail to Mrs Mandy Williams, Office Co-ordinator, by 7th April 2015


The SpLD Test Evaluation Committee (STEC)

seeks Psychologist


We are seeking a psychologist to join the SpLD Test Evaluation Committee who is:

  • A registered practitioner with the HCPC and
  • Chartered (British Psychological Society)  


STEC is a standard-setting group concerned with the diagnostic assessment of specific learning difficulties in higher educational settings. The authority for this committee and its remit stem from the SpLD Working Group 2005/DfES Guidelines. The committee seeks to extend the principles of good practice contained in the Guidelines across all age ranges and throughout the professions.

If you are interested please send to Hilary Dinham at as WORD or PDF documents by the end of June:

  •   a full CV
  •   at least one anonymised diagnostic report for DSA completed within the last year  
  •   a brief statement of how you consider you would contribute to the work of STEC
  •   evidence of relevant CPD in past three years.

Please download full details here.

Closing date: 30 June 2015


    Dyslexia Action

Part-time Teacher – Chelmsford Centre and outposts

Salary: Sessional pay                                       

We are looking for a teacher holding a specialist dyslexia qualification to join our Chelmsford team, with additional outpost teaching opportunities. A current Assessment Practising Certificate and the ability to carry out diagnostic assessments would be desirable. The position would suit someone who is flexible, committed and highly motivated.

An application form and job description can be found on our website.

Apply by post to Recruitment, Dyslexia Action, Dyslexia Action House, 10 High Street, Egham, Surrey TW20 9EA

Apply by email to     

Closing date: 17 April 2015

No agencies please    

Dyslexia Action is an Equal Opportunities employer.

A DBS enhanced disclosure will be required for this post.



Specialist Teacher for the Dyslexia Outreach Service

Required:  September 2015

Full Time UPS +TLR2

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an outstanding and inspiring practitioner for the Specialist Outreach Resource Base (Dyslexia) to be based at Taverham High School. The successful candidate will be working in an outreach capacity and will be instrumental in working to develop the capacity of Norfolk schools and clusters to meet the needs of their pupils with dyslexia. This position presents an excellent professional development opportunity for someone who is a passionate advocate for the needs of students with dyslexia and wishes to make a real difference across Norfolk. To support transition into this role a mutually agreed, comprehensive induction plan will be put in place.

To receive an application pack either:

Informal visits to the academy prior to interview can be arranged.  The appointment is subject to regulatory checks including an enhanced-level DBS check.

Closing date for applications:  17 April 2015

Interviews: w/c 27 April 2015


 Pipers Corner School


Part-Time Learning Support Teacher - English

0.6FTE – 0.8FTE to be worked over 5 days. Required September 2015

An opportunity has arisen for a Specialist Teacher for English to work across Junior and Senior phases of the school supporting our girls’ English development to GCSE level in individual lessons, small group and within the classroom. A Certificate or Diploma in SpLD alongside an Assessment Practicing Certificate would be desirable.

An application form and recruitment information can be downloaded from our website

Completed application forms and a covering letter should be sent to the Headmistress.

Closing date: Monday 13 April 2015

Pipers Corner School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

At Pipers Corner we are committed to providing a well-structured staff development programme to enhance personal and team development. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Registered Charity No. 310635


Dyslexia Action

Part-time Teacher – Tonbridge

Salary: Sessional pay

We are seeking a suitably qualified teacher to work one day per week (Saturdays). A current Practising Certificate would be desirable and the role will suit a teacher with flexibility and enthusiasm.

An application form and job description can be found on our website.

Apply by post to Recruitment, Dyslexia Action, 10 High Street, Egham, Surrey TW20 9EA

Apply by email to

Dyslexia Action is an Equal Opportunities employer.

A DBS enhanced disclosure will be required for this post.