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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


                                         Hereford Sixth Form College    

Learning Support  Assessor

Required for the start of the Autumn Term 2015.  To work 22 hours per week, term time only.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a department with outstanding resources, support, accommodation and well-motivated and dedicated staff and students.

You will be required to assess the support and examination needs for identified students in accordance with JCQ Regulations and National Standards; write reports and ILPs and liaise with the Head of Learning Support.

Applicants must hold a recognised specialist dyslexia qualification (Level 7) in working with students with Dyslexia/SpLD and a current APC is desirable. Excellent organisation, communication and IT skills are required, along with a commitment to work in a team and to undertake further professional development. It is essential that the post holder has the ability to work with and relate to 16 – 19 year old students.

Salary Scale: £23,172 - £25,581 (full time)

Pro rata salary: £11,551 - £12,752 (22 hours per week, term time only)

Further details and an application form can be obtained from the College Web-site

The closing date for applications is Tuesday, 16th June 2015

Interviews will be held during the week beginning 22nd June 2015


 Egerton Rothesay School

Part-time Specialist teacher (SpLD)

From September 2015

Salary: FTE £26,415 - £30,149

ERS provides a mainstream curriculum with additional specialist support within a small and caring environment for pupils with additional needs, including SpLD.

We are looking for a part-time teacher (0.6/0.8) to join our enthusiastic and dedicated team of specialist teachers who provide individual or group teaching to pupils throughout the school. Specialist teachers are part of a multi-professional team, which also includes Speech and Language therapists and Occupational therapists, who work with classroom staff to support the needs of our pupils.

Applicants must hold a recognised specialist qualification in teaching students with SpLD/Dyslexia and have the ability to deliver specialist intervention to students with a broad range of literacy/numeracy difficulties

Egerton Rothesay School is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service check.

For further details and an application form please contact Mrs Susan Lucas,

For more information about the school please visit

Closing date: 24 June 2015  


City of Westminster College

An excellent opportunity for an outstanding individual at City of Westminster College, Central London’s top vocational FE college.

Do you have the experience and expertise to manage additional learning support across a varied and diverse curriculum? Do you have the skills and ambition to ensure that all students achieve their full potential? If so, this role could be for you.

The College is seeking to appoint an educational professional to the following Head of School position in our Adult Programmes Directorate, based at the Paddington Green Centre.

Head of School for Additional Learning Support

£42,427 - £44,827 per annum inc. London Weighting Allowance per annum


The College is seeking to appoint an experienced and dedicated educational professional to the post of Head of School for Additional Learning Support. The role will involve managing a team of teachers and Learning Support Assistants to ensure that students with learning difficulties and disabilities are able to access mainstream provision and achieve their full potential. The role will include a substantial amount of liaison with Local Authorities and managing statutory obligations under the SEND Code of Practice.

As well as a degree (or equivalent) and recognised teaching qualification, you will have experience of working in the relevant sector. In addition, you must possess a recognised specialist dyslexia qualification. You will also have an understanding of the current legislative issues surrounding SEND, dyslexia and disability support and provision of support for High Needs Students to be successful in this role.

Closing date for applications: 12pm, Monday 29th June 2015

For further information on the above post, to download a job pack and to find out how to apply, please visit the ‘Vacancies’ section on our College website: Alternatively, you can e-mail us at ‘ to request the job pack, quoting the above job reference.

In return, the College can offer generous annual leave, a contributory final salary pension scheme, access to our state-of-the-art gym, an interest-free season ticket loan, cycle scheme, childcare voucher scheme, free sight tests, enhanced maternity and paternity leave schemes and many other benefits.

City of Westminster is an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and all staff are expected to share this commitment. Persons appointed will be required to obtain a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure.