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 Waltham Forest Dyslexia Association

Specialist Dyslexia trained Secondary School Literacy Tutor

£35 per hour teaching session

‘Now I know I am dyslexic and if people call me dumb I don’t take offence.  Thank you for being there for me’.

Waltham Forest Dyslexia Association (Registered Charity Number 802993) requires a specialist dyslexia trained secondary school literacy tutor for after school support classes..  Our classes are funded by parent donation, BBC Children In Need and Hilton In the Community Foundation. .

Classes are 50 minute sessions for 2 -3 students  held between 4.00pm – 7.00pm on Mondays during term time at Walthamstow School for Girls, Church Hill, Walthamstow E17 (classes will be moving to George Mitchell Secondary School, Farmer Road, Leyton E10 5DN, running on Tuesdays from January 2016).

If you’re interested to apply please contact our Charity Manager, Helen Bigham on 07702 601897 or email with your CV. 

Please visit our website for the job specification, WFDA Policies and to find out more about us.

WFDA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  The successful applicant will be required to either provide a DBS or undertake a criminal record check via the DBS.

Closing date:  12 October 2015

Interview date:  To be confirmed


Wynstones School

Job Advert for Upper school Sendco; September 2015

Wynstones School (Steiner Waldorf Education)

Middle/Upper School SENDCO

An experienced, enthusiastic and suitably qualified teacher of Special Educational Needs is required from January 2016. The ability to support numeracy as well as literacy would be an advantage.  Applicants must be fully qualified and conversant with current JCQ regulations. This is a full time, permanent post, on the Wynstones School pay scale. Job description available on the school website: Please email the College secretary on

 Wynstones is committed to ensuring the safety and welfare of its pupils at all times.  All posts will be subject to the relevant safeguarding checks, including a DBS check.


 Brunel University London

Disability and Dyslexia Service

Study Skills Co-ordinator             Vacancy Ref: LJM0013-4 


Salary (Grade H3): £37,422 - £48,120 per annum inclusive of London weighting

Full-time, fixed-term up to May 2016.

The Disability and Dyslexia Service is seeking a Study Skills Co-ordinator who will provide specialist one to one study skills support for students with dyslexia, and other specific learning difficulties. The post holder will also co-ordinate and oversee the work of a team of hourly paid Study Skill Tutors.

Applicants should hold the OCR Diploma in SpLD (or equivalent) and have a recognised teaching qualification. Experience of teaching study skills strategies to adult learners at higher education level is an essential requirement.

Closing date for applications:  Monday 12th October 2015

For further details and to apply please visit



 Oakwood School


Dates: Friday 25th September to Monday 12th October (closing date)

Location: Oakwood School, Chichester, West Sussex

Contract type: part time 0.8 FTE

Contract term: permanent

Oakwood School has an opportunity for an Individual Educational Needs Co-ordinator. This post is available from January 2016. The successful candidate will lead and oversee the provision made for the individual learning needs of all groups of pupils within Oakwood, which has an age range of 3 to 11 and with up to 240 pupils in total. In addition, he / she will lead, develop and manage inclusive practice throughout the school, including in EYFS.

A detailed job description and an application form are available to view and can be downloaded from the vacancies section of the school website Applications must be submitted electronically and be received no later than mid-day on Monday 12th October 2015. Interviews are expected to take place during the week of 12th October.

Informal enquiries about this role are welcome, and in the first instance please contact the school office on 01243-575209 or to

Working hours and salary will be agreed with the successful candidate and will depend on experience and specialist qualifications.

Oakwood School is committed to safeguarding and to promoting the welfare of young children. All staff are expected to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to the usual recruitment checks, including an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.


 Northampton College

Hourly Paid Lecturer Dyslexia Support

Ref: HPDYS0915

£18.42 - £21.89 per hour

Various (12 hours per week over 2 days)

Northampton College, Booth Lane, NN3 3RF

Northampton College is a large FE College with sites at Booth Lane, in the Town Centre at Lower Mounts, and at Daventry.  Northampton College's purpose is to provide high quality further education, training and associated services to individuals and businesses.

Northampton College wish to recruit an hourly paid Dyslexia Support Lecturer to join a strong team who provide support to students with dyslexia. Candidates must be qualified to a minimum of level 5 (level 7 preferred) and hold a teaching qualification relevant to FE.

Closing date: Noon, 8 October 2015.

Interview date: TBA

This post will require a DBS check

Applications should be submitted online via the Northampton College website


 Middlesex University Hendon

Specialist Study Support Facilitator


Ref: LIB687


Middlesex University Library & Student Support (LSS) department provides a wide range of support services to students including Library & IT Support, Student Information & Advice, Student Achievement, Wellbeing Services, Learner Development and the Museum of Domestic Architecture.

We have recently restructured some of our services within Student Support and are now recruiting Specialist Study Support Facilitators within our Wellbeing Services team. Wellbeing Services combines a number of services to deliver holistic support for students, including:

•          Disability and Dyslexia Service

•          Student Mental Health

•          Student Counselling

The Specialist Study Support Facilitator will work as part of a multidisciplinary team, provide assistance and coaching to students with dyslexia and other SpLDs (both individually and in groups) in developing learning strategies to build on their strengths and to facilitate the development of skills to learn and succeed independently.

The post-holder will work with students individually to identify learning styles and strengths and use these to facilitate independent learning, set clear standards and expectations for the sessions delivered and ensure the nature of the help provided is in line with agreed support.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate relevant and recent experience of supporting students with SpLDs, preferably in an HE environment, a high standard of IT literacy, should have a good knowledge of best practice with regard to data protection and confidentiality in an integrated service, and be able to build professional relationships with colleagues.

Part time positions will be considered.

To apply, please visit If you wish to discuss the job in further detail please contact contact Dr. Simon Cassar, Head of Wellbeing Services on 020 8411 4717 or email

Closing date: 14th October 2015


 Dyslexia Action are recruiting

Dyslexia Action is a national charity with over 40 years’ experience in supporting people with literacy and numeracy difficulties, dyslexia and other specific learning difficulties.  We are committed to removing barriers to learning, employment and personal fulfilment.

We currently have a number of exciting opportunities for professionals with qualifications relating to dyslexia, to play a key role in expanding our work.  The roles are salaried positions at a range of levels and in a variety of geographical locations.

For more details please go to