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        Chepstow House School

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Special Educational Needs Support teacher for the school in September 2016. The successful candidate will work within the SEND department to support children with curriculum learning. A willingness to contribute fully to the extra-curricular activities and life of the school is vital. A SpLD teacher (with OCR Level 5 or equivalent) is desirable but an opportunity for gaining this qualification is available for the right candidate.

Job Summary

The successful candidate will work within the department to maintain an innovative, dynamic and high achieving setting. They will need to interact and support children in a positive way to foster their enthusiasm for learning. A willingness to contribute fully to the extra-curricular activities and life of the school is vital.

Employer information

Chepstow House School is an established 3 form entry, Co-ed Prep with a nursery attached and outstanding facilities within the Notting Hill Gate area. It is a growing school offering opportunities for staff development and career progression. It is part of the Alpha Plus Group, which is one of the country's leading educational groups.

The aim of the school is to provide a broad and balanced curriculum that enables each child to achieve their full potential in a happy and caring environment. Chepstow House aims to discover the best in every child and challenge them to go beyond their expectations.

Chepstow House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our children.  All staff are trained in child protection and understand to report concerns by following the safeguarding whistle blowing policies. We ensure all candidates are properly police checked. The successful applicant will need to obtain an enhanced disclosure via the DBS and have DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) clearance.

References will be taken up and will be carefully checked.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applicants to send application forms (downloaded from the school website or the Alpha Plus website) and a covering letter to:-

School Administrator, Mrs Linda Farrow

Address

Chepstow House School

108a Lancaster Road

W11 1QS  

Telephone  0207 243 0243

Email info@chepstowhouseschool.co.uk

Website www.chepstowhouseschool.co.uk                

Closing date for applications 27th May 2016

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  Driver Youth Trust

Primary

Location: Based in central London (Southwark) with travel to schools across the schools in Wigan and Hastings

Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 dependent on experience in line with lead practitioner pay scales

Contract: Full time, Permanent

Closing date: Friday 20th May 2016

Interview date: w/c 23rd May 2016

We are seeking an experienced qualified teacher with significant experience with respect to teaching primary literacy, especially pupils with low prior attainment and specific difficulties. The successful candidate will deliver our model for strategic change in education, Drive for Literacy.

You will demonstrate multi-site working and the ability to engage actively with classroom practitioners, school leadership, learners and parents. In addition, you will be highly self-motivated, organised, able to work autonomously and have a relentless desire to change the lives of children with literacy difficulties.

The role will encompass training and consultancy in a number of different schools nationwide. Initially this work will be focused in two locales, Wigan and Hastings.

The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and delivering training to promote good classroom practice across the network as part of the Drive for Literacy model. Using your expertise in identification of need, you will provide advice and support to school teams on the adjustments, interventions and resources required to meet the needs of pupils with literacy difficulties, which have real impact. This requires a high level of awareness of national and current developments developments in policy and legislation around inclusion, access arrangements and best practice in schools.

To apply please complete the application form attached. Please submit your application by midday on 20th May 2016. Interviews are expected to be held on 25th May 2016. If you would like to discuss this role of have any queries please contact Christopher Rossiter, Director of the Driver Youth Trust, on 07734006545 or email chris.rossiter@driveryouthtrust.com

Reports to: DYT Director

Location: Central London based, with travel to Wigan and Hastings.

Driver Youth Trust is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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 Driver Youth Trust

Secondary

Location: Based in central London (Southwark) with travel to schools across the Ark Network

Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 dependent on experience in line with lead practitioner pay scales

Contract: Full time, fixed term until September 2018

Closing date: Friday 13th May 2016

Interview date: w/c 16th May 2016

Contract: Full time, fixed term contract until August 2018. Please note this role is not offered under teacher terms and conditions.

We are looking for a talented and dynamic Secondary Advisory Teacher for Literacy and Dyslexia to work on Drive for Literacy (DfL), a collaborative project between the Driver Youth Trust (DYT) and Ark Schools. DfL aims to develop and implement a sustainable school model for supporting secondary students experiencing literacy difficulties, with a view to establishing a national benchmark of excellence.

The post holder will be expected to work with a high degree of autonomy across the Ark secondary academies on the practical application of the model on a .8 FTE basis, in order to:

  • Implement a system for the identification of literacy need.
  • Provide guidance to faculty departments and SEND teams on how to maximise Quality First Teaching, deliver high impact interventions, create appropriate resources and ensure timely access arrangements to meet the needs of students with specific learning difficulties, such as dyslexia.
  • Plan and deliver training events to promote good practice in these areas to practicing teachers and those engaged in Ark’s training programmes.

For the remainder (.2 FTE), the post holder will work at DYT offices under the supervision of DYT’s director to:

  • Develop a sustainable model for secondary provision at both a strategic and operational level.
  • Contribute to the design of teacher CPD.
  • Act as an ambassador for DYT and DfL by attending events.
  • Comment on current developments in education and policy, through contributions to external communications.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Specialist teaching qualifications (for example, a postgraduate Level 7 accreditation or equivalent).
  • Experience of embedding the graduated response, including methods for identification, at both a strategic and operational level across a school.
  • Abilities to design and deliver training to secondary school staff.
  • Excellent results in teaching secondary literacy, especially with students with low prior attainment and specific learning difficulties, in the classroom and through interventions programmes.
  • Understanding of how relevant legislation, policies, secondary curricula operate across the key stages.
  • Understanding of how to implementation appropriate reasonable adjustments, including technology.
  • Experience of managing transition arrangements for students with literacy difficulties and dyslexia between schools, higher education providers and vocational settings.

If you would like to discuss this role of have any queries please contact Christopher Rossiter, Director of the Driver Youth Trust on 07734006545 or email chris.rossiter@driveryouthtrust.com

The Driver Youth Trust is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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PRIVATE TUTOR

We are a Swiss/English family moving to Zurich / Switzerland in September for up to two years . We have two really great boys who have been educated in a London day prep school. Currently they are in years 1 and 3.

We are looking for someone to continue the English curriculum and tutor them along side their schooling .

JOB SUMMARY

This person will have approx 14-15 hours per week of teaching . They will need to set up a routine and support the children in a positive way and continue their enthusiasm for learning in a fun and imaginative way .

EMPLOYER INFORMATION

Depending on the applicant we are happy to discuss live in or out.

Salary discussed accordingly and trips back to UK included .

We would like the person to be with us for a minimum of one year.

Please contact samheskiafarhadi@me.com

References would be required.

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 Riverston School

Dyslexia Specialist Teacher required for September 2016

A specialist teacher experienced in SpLD’s (specific learning difficulties) and Dyslexia with ATS (Approved Teacher Status) and preferably a member of the BDA (British Dyslexia Association) is required for September 2016.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and self-motivated teacher and will work closely with the SEND department to support children with additional needs. This is a crucial and important role that requires a close working relationship with the English Dept. in combination with Speech and Language therapists and the SENCOs. Experience in both Primary and Senior School education is preferable but not vital, but a willingness to engage totally in the welfare and wellbeing of pupils of all ages is important.

Riverston School is an independent mainstream co-educational school in southeast London that is totally inclusive and provides a well-rounded and balanced curriculum for pupils of all abilities, some of whom have additional educational needs. A good number of these students require specialist intervention and dyslexia support plays a substantial part in the provision available. Experience of working with statemented children or those with an EHCP is a pre-requisite, therefore monitoring, tracking and report writing for reviews will be a necessity. 

Riverston School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils and the successful applicant will need to obtain an enhanced disclosure via the DBS and have DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) clearance. References will be carefully checked.

Salary will be commensurate to experience and qualification.

Interested applicants can obtain an Application Form from the school by contacting Mrs T Cook, the Bursar by email tcook@riverstonschool.co.uk or phoning 0208 318 4327 and speaking to the school secretary Mrs M Aldridge. Accompanying letters and CVs are welcome. For further information about the school please visit our website: www.riverstonschool.co.uk.

Closing date for applications 26 May 2016

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 Communicate-ed

Self Employed Assessor/Tutors for Communicate-ed

We are currently recruiting Assessor/Tutors for our Post Graduate Award of Proficiency in Assessment for Access Arrangements (PAPAA). Ideally applicants would hold an Assessment Practising Certificate, but we will consider those with a level 7 qualification in assessment including AMBDA.

All applicants will need a good knowledge of the JCQ regulations relating to Access Arrangements.

This role would suit teachers who work part time or on an independent basis.

Please email papaa@communicate-ed.org.uk for more information. 

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 Croydon Literacy Centre: part of the Octavo Partnership

Specialist Team Leader for the Literacy Centre, Croydon

Based at Howard Primary School

We are creating a new post due to set up a peripatetic arm to our successful service.

Happy to consider a temporary contract.

Do come and join our expanding and forward looking team!

Leadership Pay Spine (L5)

Croydon Literacy Service is seeking to recruit a full time permanent, suitably qualified teacher with an SpLD Teaching and Assessment Qualification or Equivalent at Level 7, to join our team in September 2016 or sooner, if possible.  We are looking for a Team Leader to fully develop our offer in our new trading context.

We welcome applications from experienced teachers. We are a committed and hardworking team who moved out of Croydon Council into a mutual company, the Octavo Partnership, in April 2015.

The Literacy Centre is a well regarded specialist provision aimed at addressing gaps in literacy and accelerating progress for all pupils with specific learning difficulties.

We are now looking to set up a peripatetic service in addition to the work at the centre, and in response to demand from schools.  Consequently, we are seeking someone who would rise to and enjoy this challenge. You will need to engender trust from head teachers based on your experience, knowledge and interpersonal skills.

We look forward to hearing from you.

An Enhanced DBS check will be necessary.

For informal enquiries please do contact: Anne Moore, Chief Educational Psychologist

Full details available on the Octavo website http://www.octavopartnership.org/careers/

020 8241 5468 or anne.moore@octavopartnership.org

Closing date: 9am 23.05.16      Interviews will be held on 25.05.16

All applications to be sent to careers@octavopartnership.org

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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.

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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                                       Calder House School

Required for September 2016: an inspirational full time class teacher with special interest in teaching English to dyslexic pupils. The successful applicant will hold an AMBDA approved post graduate qualification in teaching pupils with specific learning difficulties.

Calder House is a coeducational preparatory day school, located between Bath and Chippenham, whose pupils all have specific learning difficulties of a dyslexic, dyspraxic or dyscalculic nature. We are rated OUTSTANDING by Ofsted across the board.

To find out more visit www.CalderHouseSchool.co.uk

To apply for the role please email jasonpage@calderhouseschool.co.uk requesting an application pack.

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Peter Symonds College

SpLD Specialist Teacher / Assessor                                                               

Ref 18/16

Required for September 2016. Part time (0.7 FTE)

Salary in the range £22,707 - £37,984 pa pro rata. Actual salary £15,895 - £26,589 pa.

Peter Symonds is located in Winchester.  It is a vibrant sixth form college which has been rated by Ofsted as ‘outstanding’ in every respect. Our unofficial college motto has long been ‘Counting in Ones’ and we work hard to make this a supportive and friendly place to study, with every student treated as an individual. Not only is this at the heart of our work with our students, but we also strive to support and value our staff in the same way.

The Study Support Department comprises an unusually large team of dedicated and professional staff, committed to the support of students with a wide range of specific learning differences (SpLDs) and support needs. It has a very strong reputation, both within and outside the college, for the quality of its work. This is a rare opportunity for a qualified individual to join the team as a SpLD Specialist Teacher/Assessor.  You must have a teaching qualification and hold either a current SpLD Assessment Practising Certificate or a post-graduate qualification in individual assessment at Level 7. Experience in supporting students with SpLDs in the post 16 sector is highly desirable as is experience of assessing under JCQ regulations.

We would also advise you that posts advertised to start in September 2016 actually commence with student enrolment on Tuesday 30 August 2016.  Teaching staff are required to work this week but should you have an existing commitment please make this clear on your application and we will honour it.

Closing date:  12 noon on Friday 3rd June 2016

Interview date: Tuesday 14th June 2016

More details and information on how to apply are available on our website at www.psc.ac.uk under Staff Vacancies. If you require further assistance please phone the Personnel Department on 01962 857557 or email personnel@psc.ac.uk quoting the reference number.

We are dedicated to safeguarding the students in our care. To that end, a Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced disclosure will be required in the event of an individual being offered a position within our College. Our staff undertake regular safeguarding training and are subject to ongoing safeguarding scrutiny.

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 Dyslexia Action

Dyslexia & Literacy Specialist – Liverpool/Wilmslow (North West Area)

Salary: £29,000 per annum full time, 37.5 hours per week (part time will be considered)

We are looking for a Dyslexia & Literacy Specialist to join the North West Area team from 1 November 2016.

Playing an active role in supporting the Area Management team in growing the reach, volume and breadth of high quality services offered

The main responsibilities are

  • Design and development of Services
  • Specialist literacy teaching to children and adults
  • Assessment services
  • Delivery of existing or new services
  • Promotional activities.

A Certificate in SpLD teaching or the Level 7 Diploma in SpLD, AMBDA status and APC status would be ideal.

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: 17 June 2016          

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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Garden House School

An IAPS pre-preparatory and preparatory school for girls and boys aged 3-11

Learning Support Teacher

Garden House School in Chelsea is seeking to recruit a full time motivated and enthusiastic person to join their team of learning support specialists ideally from September 2016 but a January 2017 start would be considered. This is an opportunity to be part of a busy, well-resourced department which takes an active role in supporting children throughout the school.

Candidates with a dyslexia teaching qualification (or similar), preferably with teaching experience and experience of working in a learning support department in an independent or maintained school, are invited to apply for this post.

Garden House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure Barring Service.

To apply, please contact Sarah Pitt, at Garden House School, by email sarah@gardenhouseschool.co.uk or by telephoning the school 0207 730 1652.  Applicants will be required to complete an application form to include a full up to date CV and covering letter.   A detailed job description and person specification are also available on request.

For more information about the school please visit our website www.gardenhouseschool.co.uk

Closing date: Friday, 3rd June 2016

Initial interviews:  Week beginning 6th June 2016

Salary:  Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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 Halcyon London International School

Halcyon London International School is now seeking to recruit a teacher for the following position:

  • Special Education Needs (SEN) Part-time (50%)
    • Start Date: 08 August 2016

First interviews commence after 25 May 2016 and application period will remain open until position is filled.

The ideal candidate should have knowledge and experience of international school systems and would enjoy leading and working in a collaborative, digitally­-focused environment. They must hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher with a recognized teaching qualification and be an active digital learner excited about pioneering leading­-edge learning. They must demonstrate compatibility with the Halcyon philosophy and a commitment to meet the demands of an innovative and expanding school.

Ready for an interesting challenge? Please complete the application form here. See full job description and person specification, here.

Salary range: £32,000 - £54,000

Halcyon London International School is the only not-for-profit, co-educational, exclusively International Baccalaureate (IB) School in London. Located at Marble Arch, Halcyon offers the IB’s Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) and Diploma Programme (IBDP) for students aged 11 to 18. Halcyon currently has students and staff holding over 25 nationalities and will grow to a maximum of 240 students by academic year 2018/19. Please see our Safeguarding & Promoting Welfare of Children Policy for details of our safer recruitment procedures.

Approved by Peninsula 19 May 2016

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