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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


    Moor House School & College

Mill Lane, Hurst Green, Oxted, Surrey, RH8 9AQ

Registered Charity No: 311871

Moor House School & College is an outstanding residential and day special school for children and young people with significant speech, language and communication needs.

Moor House provides a differentiated mainstream curriculum to students aged from 7 to 19.

Specialist Literacy Tutor – Part Time (0.5 minimum) – Permanent

Starting September 2015

We require a qualified and flexible practitioner to join our dedicated team of tutors. Applicants must hold a recognised qualification in working with students with Dyslexia / SpLD and have the ability to deliver specialist intervention to students with a broad range of literacy difficulties on a 1:1 basis. Experience of teaching older students is desirable but not essential. However, the successful applicant will need to use a highly visual and interactive teaching style to support students’ learning. The ability to work flexible hours would be an advantage.

Closing date for applications:

Tuesday 5th May, 12.00 noon

Interviews will be held on:

Date to be confirmed

For an application and further information go to:

Completed applications should be e-mailed to:

If you are interested in applying and would like to visit us, please contact us to make an appointment; tours will be available on Wednesday 22nd April, Thursday 23rd April, and possibly other dates too.

Moor House School & College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a full enhanced DBS check.


Dyslexia Action

Part-time Teacher – Chelmsford Centre and outposts

Salary: Sessional pay                                       

We are looking for a teacher holding a specialist dyslexia qualification to join our Chelmsford team, with additional outpost teaching opportunities. A current Assessment Practising Certificate and the ability to carry out diagnostic assessments 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      

Closing date: 1 May 2015

No agencies please           

Dyslexia Action is an Equal Opportunities employer.

A DBS enhanced disclosure will be required for this post.


Dyslexia Action

Teaching and/or assessment sessions available now through Dyslexia Action’s London Learning Centre                                                                   

We are currently looking for additional Teachers to support our Learning Centre in London.   We currently have regular sessional work for teaching and/or assessments available both during the week and on Saturdays.

We are looking for teachers who hold a SpLD Level 5 or Level 7 qualification and are experienced in working with children and young people with Dyslexia and other associated co-occurring difficulties. Teachers holding an APC will be particularly welcome to apply as there is the opportunity for the appointed teacher to carry out assessments which formally diagnose dyslexia.

Joining Dyslexia Action as a teacher is an ideal opportunity to work flexibly at the same time as broadening your portfolio of work with children and adults with Dyslexia.

If you are looking for a flexible role or additional flexible work in addition to your current role, (which could include hours on a Saturday), we would like to hear from you.

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                

Dyslexia Action is an Equal Opportunities employer.

A DBS enhanced disclosure will be required for this post.


Claremont Fan Court School

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

Part time SENCO and Individual Needs Teacher

for September 2015

A part time specialist teacher is needed to provide SEN specialism and leadership in our Pre-Preparatory and Nursery School. The SENCO and IN Teacher will support children in their ability to access the curriculum to make progress and develop self-confidence. The successful candidate will work alongside class teachers, liaise with external professionals, teach individuals and small groups, and work with parents to support their children’s needs.                             

Applicants should hold a recognised SpLD teaching qualification and have experience of working with pupils in the Early Years and KS1. Recent SpLD graduates are welcomed. A good degree is required as is a willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular and pastoral life of the School.

A competitive salary will be offered along with all the benefits of a thriving independent school.   

Further details of the role and how to apply can be found under the  employment tab at

Closing date: Friday 24 April 2015

Interviews: w/c 27 April 2015

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.


 St Francis of Assisi

Catholic Technology College


Main Scale or Upper Pay Scale PLUS 1 SEN Point (£2,043)

Do you get a real sense of satisfaction knowing that you have helped a child who has learning difficulties?  Governors want to appoint, for September 2015, a Specialist SEN teacher to inspire and support children with learning challenges and specifically those with dyslexia.  You should be an enthusiastic, well-qualified individual who will further enhance the quality of provision for students with SEN and Dyslexia.  Part of your role will be to liaise with our subject teachers to offer specialist advice so that our students with SEN and Dyslexia are fully involved in the curriculum.

Applications would be welcomed from non-Catholics willing to support our Catholic ethos.

The successful candidate will:

  • Will be willing to support the Catholic ethos of our school.
  • Hold a post graduate certificate or diploma in SpLD recognised by the BDA
  • Have experience in delivering SEN and specific Dyslexia provision within the secondary sector
  • Will be an excellent teacher
  • Will be able to devise specific programmes and resources for dyslexic students to support their progress and inclusion in the curriculum
  • Be able to enthuse, engage, motivate and challenge students to exceed their expectations

Key responsibilities will include:

  • To ensure the accurate assessment of learners with SEN and Dyslexia
  • To assist the SEN Progress Leader in whole-school testing
  • To contribute to the further development of dyslexia-friendly teaching styles and resources across the school
  • To plan and develop personalised learning programmes for identified learners
  • To deliver relevant INSET training to staff

St. Francis of Assisi is a highly successful, over-subscribed school with a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS/Criminal Records check.  Ofsted said “Support for … those who have special education needs, and those who are eligible for pupil premium is consistently good”.  If this sounds like something you are good at, please give us a ring – visits welcomed and encouraged.

Further details and application forms are available from the school website:

Closing Date:  12.00 noon on Tuesday, 5th May 2015


Fairley House School

Fairley House School is an independent special school for specific learning difficulties, based in central London. We offer the OCR Level 5 and 7 in Teaching and Assessing Students with Specific Learning Difficulties as after school courses for qualified teachers, therapists and psychologists.

We are looking for a part time Course Manager (includes tutoring and marking) for January 2016.

Candidates must have successfully completed the Level 5 and Level 7 courses, and must hold QTS. They must be experienced and creative teachers of students with specific learning difficulties across the age range. They must have experience of using standardised tests and diagnostic measures, producing effective teaching programmes. They must also have experience of training teachers, including lecturing on teacher training courses. Excellent organisation, communication and IT skills are required.  Our OCR Level 7 course currently runs after school on a Tuesday  and OCR 5 on a Wednesday (term time) plus additional hours for preparation and marking.

Salary according to qualifications and experience

No Agencies, no CVs.

Closing date for Applications: 15th May 2015:  If you would like to arrange to speak to the current course leader about this vacancy, or it you would like receive an application pack please email

FHS is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check as well as the usual reference checks.