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Garden House School

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

Head of Learning Support

Garden House School in Chelsea is seeking to recruit a full time, (4 days a week will be considered), motivated and enthusiastic person to lead their team of learning support specialists.  The position is available from September 2017 but an earlier start is also possible.  This is an opportunity to work in a happy and vibrant school and lead 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: Wednesday, 8th February 2017

Initial interviews:  Friday, 10th February 2017

Salary:  Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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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

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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HALLIFORD SCHOOL – HMC 400 ON ROLL

Head of Learning Support

Required for September 2017

We are looking for a well-qualified, talented and energetic individual to lead this excellent department.  Halliford is a thriving School with a particularly friendly and supportive staff and pupil community.  You will be expected to participate in the School’s extensive pastoral and extra-curricular programme.

For further details of the post, school and application procedure, please visit our website:  www.hallifordschool.co.uk

or contact the Headmaster’s PA on 01932 234925

or email:  head.pa@halliford.net

Closing Date:  0900 on Monday 27th February 2017

Halliford School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  An enhanced DBS check and workplace references will be required; a one year probationary period will also apply.  Evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.  Charity No: 312090

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SENCO; Salary: £40-54K depending on experience

A leading independent school on the Wiltshire/Somerset borders require a SENCO from September, 2017.  This is a permanent, full-time position which would involve managing a department of 22 teachers and looking after children with SEN needs such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, EAL and mild learning difficulties.   Responsibilities would include:  

  • Regularly updating systems for identifying, assessing and reviewing learning needs.
  • Identifying and adopting the most effective teaching approaches for pupils with learning needs.
  • Setting and evaluating IEP targets for raising achievement among pupils with learning needs
  • Supporting the identification of and disseminating the most effective teaching approaches for individual pupils with SEN.
  • Working with staff to develop effective ways of bridging barriers to learning through:  assessment of needs, monitoring of teaching quality and pupil achievement, target setting and keeping accurate records.
  • Collecting and interpreting specialist assessment data to inform practice.
  • Identifying and teaching study skills that will develop pupils' ability to work independently, where required.
  • Undertake day-to-day co-ordination of SEN pupils' provisions through close liaison with staff, parents and external agencies.
  • Keeping parents informed about their child's progress on a regular basis

 

Essential: Several years’ management and teaching experience at secondary level, particularly in the area of dyslexia, as well as an excellent track record of achievement

Desired: A background in the independent sector and an additional degree/diploma in Special Needs would be a bonus, however, this is certainly not essential.

If you are looking for a supportive environment in a leading independent school, please forward your CV asap to schools@harrishill.co.uk or please ask for Devra on: 020 7587 5153  or Mob: 07795 221266 for an informal chat.

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Deputy SENCO; Salary: £32-45K depending on experience

A leading independent school on the Wiltshire/Somerset borders require a Deputy SENCO from September, 2017.  This is a permanent, full-time position which would involve assisting in the management of the Learning Support department and looking after children with SEN needs such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, EAL and mild learning difficulties.  The Deputy SENCO will be expected to work closely with the SENCO and to take an active interest in the wider aspects of Learning Support within the school, helping to remove barriers to learning where they exist. Responsibilities would include:  

  • Assisting the SENCO with the identification, assessment and provision for all children with Special Educational Needs and to deputise for the SENCO if required
  • Supporting the SENCO with providing a strategic vision for the Department
  • Advising staff with developing a broad, balanced and inclusive curriculum to help SEN students succeed
  • Monitoring student progress through the use of IEP's and other school wide or departmental assessment data to ensure that appropriate intervention strategies that raise overall standards are implemented
  • Liaising with Learning Support staff, Heads of Department, class teachers and Heads of House about students with SEN and, where necessary, refer students to the appropriate external agencies for further support.

 

Essential: Several years' experience teaching SEN pupils, particularly in the area of dyslexia.

Desired: A background holding a position of responsibility, as well as experience in the independent sector and an additional degree/diploma in Special Needs would be a bonus, however, this is certainly not essential. 

If you are looking for a supportive environment in a leading independent school, please forward your CV asap to schools@harrishill.co.uk or please ask for Devra on: 020 7587 5153 or Mob 07795 221266 for an informal chat.

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NORTHAMPTON COLLEGE

Teacher in Dyslexia Support

£24,284 - £34,560

Reference Number: ME16170015a

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.

We are looking to recruit a highly-motivated, person to teach to a high standard within the School of Maths and English. The purpose of this role is to work within the Additional Support Team to provide expertise, knowledge and understanding of Dyslexia to benefit students and staff. You will assess and teach students with Dyslexia, develop their independent learning skills and to advise curriculum staff on the most appropriate teaching, learning and assessment strategies for students with Dyslexia.

If you would like to be part of a successful team, please apply via our online application form at: www.northamptoncollege.ac.uk clearly outlining your experience, skills and qualifications.

Job share may be considered for this post.

This post will require a DBS check.

Closing date: Sunday, 19 February 2017.

Interview date: Tuesday, 28 February 2017.

We strive to achieve diversity in our staff to reflect the community we serve.

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Oxford Brookes University

Specialist 1-1 Study Skills Tutors required to work on a freelance basis approximately 30 weeks a year with flexible working hours (semester time only). 

The role

  • Deliver Specialist 1-1 Study Skills with students on foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate courses from across all faculties
  • Be part of a dynamic team of freelance tutors, working together in our Assistive Technology Suite
  • Opportunities for Professional Peer Supervision, training and CPD
  • Maintain your self-employed, freelance status without needing to manage your own DSA-QAG registration, audit etc
  • £45 per hour of student support is paid on a freelance basis

You must be registered with ADSHE, PATOSS, Dyslexia Guild or BDA and DBS enhanced Disclosure will be required. Previous experience is essential. 

​This is an ongoing opportunity with an immediate start. 

Please send your CV and supporting statement by email to specialistsupport@brookes.ac.uk 

​or call 01865 484650 ​

if you'd like to find out more about any of these opportunities

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