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South West London & St George's Mental Health NHS Trust

Are you committed to making a difference to the lives of others? 

Do you have a professional interest in multi-sensory learning environments / assistive technology? 

Are you looking for a fresh opportunity to develop your practice and support adult learners facing challenging circumstances?

If so, you could be the person we’re looking for…

South West London & St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust is looking for an experienced Functional Skills tutor, with a Level 5 SpLD qualification, to provide Literacy and Numeracy (IT desirable).

We are looking for a committed individual to work with adult offenders with mental health needs, to provide education, study skills and specialist SpLD support.  Working in the Forensic low and medium-secure services, you would be working in partnership with a large, friendly Occupational Therapy team, to deliver Functional Skills from Entry Level 1 to Level 2 through our Open College Network accredited centre. 

This post also provides an exciting opportunity to assist in developing learning support provision for those with Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ASD and ADHD.  This will include working closely with a care team, particularly Occupational Therapists qualified in sensory integration and functional cognitive assessment, to create a new care pathway for service users needing additional support.

We are ideally looking for 14 hours provision per week, 44 weeks per year. There is some flexibility around how hours can be timetabled, but we would require a routine, weekly commitment.

£30 p.h, negotiable dependent upon candidate’s experience.

If you would like to find out more about the role before applying, we’d love to hear from you! 

To apply for the post, please contact Julia-Marie White, Senior Occupational Therapist on 0203 513 6038 (e-mail: Julia-Marie.White@swlstg-tr.nhs.uk) or Sarah Cook, Lead Occupational Therapist on 0203 513 6084 (e-mail: Sarah.Cook@swlstg-tr.nhs.uk) to obtain a job description and person specification.  All applicants will be asked to submit a CV demonstrating experience to date, and a supporting statement outlining how you meet the person specification and your suitability for the post. 

Closing date for applications Friday 20th January 2017, interviews to be held 2nd February 2017.

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 Keyfort (UK) Ltd

Specialist Study Skills Tutors (SpLD)

Keyfort Group work in close partnership with numerous Universities and Further Education Colleges, providing a comprehensive range of academic support packages to students.  We put the student at the centre of the support they receive, encouraging independence and aiming to fulfil their ambitions and aspirations - real people providing real support to make a real difference to students. 

SPLD Study Skills Tutors will create comprehensive Individual Learning Plans (ILP) and provide support to students as stipulated in the assessment remit on a flexible, zero hour’s basis. You will encourage students to take responsibility for their own learning and to develop their skills as far as possible. You will provide expertise in the area of study to help students to develop their learning strategies.

Hours will depend on the number of students referred to you and your flexibility and availability to take on student support hours. As a guide, please note that students usually receive 10-30 hours of study skills per academic year and maximum delivery of study skills support will be capped at 25 hours per week to ensure staff wellbeing and quality of support.

Suitable candidates will be available for flexible, term-time working for the academic year and have professional membership (full or associate) of one of the following:

•          Professional Association of Teachers Of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties (PATOSS)

•          British Dyslexia Association (BDA)

•          The Association of Dyslexia Specialist in Higher Education (ADSHE)

•          Dyslexia Guild

Candidates will be expected to provide proof of the professional membership upon their interview.

Wage: £25 per hour.

Locations: Newcastle

For further details on qualification, professional membership and experience requirements please contact the HR Department.

We can offer you:

  • Competitive wages, annual leave pay and development opportunities
  • Free training will be delivered in a range of topics appropriate to the role you are applying
  • A rewarding and flexible role, where you are only required to deliver support during University or College term time
  • You may be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure
  • We welcome applications from all sectors of the community
  • To request an application form please email recruitment@neuropartners.co.uk or phone 0191 491 1735
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Dyslexia Action

Part-time Teachers – London

Salary: Sessional pay                                       

We are looking for teachers holding a specialist dyslexia qualification to join our London and South East Team. Experience in working with children and/or adults with Dyslexia and other associated co-occurring difficulties is essential. 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 recruitment@dyslexiaaction.org.uk        

Closing date: 23 January 2017           

Dyslexia Action is an Equal Opportunities employer.

A DBS enhanced disclosure will be required for this post.

www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk

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 Act on Dyslexia

Act on Dyslexia are looking to appoint the following to join the team at their centre.

Teachers

We are looking for teachers holding a specialist dyslexia qualification to join our team in South Birmingham.

We teach across all age ranges and teachers will be expected to have proficient skills in English language.

Experience of working with children, young people and adults with dyslexia and co-occurring difficulties is essential.

The position would suit someone who is flexible, committed and highly motivated. Preferably familiar with Dyslexia Action training but not essential. Hours would be on an ad-hoc basis with some Saturday work. 

We are also looking for secondary maths tutors, preferably with a knowledge of dyscalculia but not essential. This will be on an ad-hoc basis with some Saturday work. 

Please phone for application form in the first instance to:  Bernadette Finnegan

Telephone:  0121-251 6957   Mobile: 07735458149

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 Dyslexia Action

Part-time Teacher – Wilmslow and North West

Salary: Sessional pay                                       

We are looking for teachers holding a specialist dyslexia qualification to join our North West team. A current Assessment Practising Certificate would be desirable. Experience in working with children and young people with Dyslexia and other associated co-occurring difficulties is essential. An interest in working with adults would be desirable. The position would suit someone who is flexible, committed and highly motivated.

We are currently looking for teachers to deliver teaching in Cheadle and Wilmslow on Thursday and Saturday.

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 recruitment@dyslexiaaction.org.uk

Closing date: 8 February 2017    

No agencies please                   

Dyslexia Action is an Equal Opportunities employer.

A DBS enhanced disclosure will be required for this post.

www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk

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Dyslexia Action

Part-time Teachers – Hull, Leicester, Nottingham, Derby and Lincoln

Salary: Sessional pay                                       

We are looking for teachers holding a specialist dyslexia qualification to join our East Midlands team. A current Assessment Practising Certificate would be desirable. Experience in working with adults children High Education students with Dyslexia and other associated co-occurring difficulties is essential. The position would suit someone who is flexible, committed and highly motivated. We are currently looking for teachers to deliver teaching and/or assessments in Hull, Leicester, Nottingham, Derby and Lincoln.

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 recruitment@dyslexiaaction.org.uk    

No agencies please              

Dyslexia Action is an Equal Opportunities employer.

A DBS enhanced disclosure will be required for this post.

www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk

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Claremont Fan Court School

A co-educational, independent school for 2½-18 year olds

Specialist Individual Needs Teacher part time, term time

A part-time (c.2 days per week) specialist individual needs teacher is required to join the Individual Needs department in the Senior School ideally starting 20 February or soon after.

This post involves teaching pupils with specific learning difficulties on an individual or small group basis and supporting the development of literacy and study skills. Applicants should be educated to degree standard, hold a recognised SpLD teaching qualification (Level 5 or above) and have experience of working with pupils at Years 7 to 11.

A competitive salary is offered along with all the benefits of a thriving independent school including Teachers’ Pension, parking on site, lunches in term time, well-resourced classes and motivated, happy children all set in 99 acres of the beautiful and historically significant Claremont estate.

For further details and how to apply go to the employment tab at

www.claremont-school.co.uk or by calling HR on 01372 473720.

Closing date: Tuesday 31 January 2017

Interviews: Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8 February 2017

Claremont Fan Court School is active in securing the welfare of all students; the successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS and other pre-employment checks. 

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