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Locations: Derby and Nottingham
Salary: Sessional pay
We are looking for a teacher holding a specialist dyslexia qualification to join our Derby and Nottingham team. A current Practising Certificate is essential. This position would suit someone who is flexible (as you must be prepared to work at both centres), highly motivated and prepared to teach both primary and secondary pupils.
An application form and job description can be found on our website.
Apply by post to Recruitment, Dyslexia Action, Park House, Wick Road, Egham, Surrey TW20 0HH
Apply by email to email@example.com
Closing date: 31 March 2014
No agencies please
Dyslexia Action is an Equal Opportunities employer.
A DBS enhanced disclosure will be required for this post.
Head of Learning Support
Solihull School is seeking to appoint a suitably experienced and qualified full-time Head of Learning Support to commence in September 2014.
The successful applicant will also be expected to contribute to the co-curricular life of the School.
The closing date for return of applications is 12 noon Wednesday 12 March 2014.
The 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.
Support for Learning Teacher
Two positions – one at the elementary level,
the other at the high school level
Support for Learning provides assistance to students with specific learning disabilities or other challenges that prevent them from being successful in core academic subjects. Services may be provided to individuals or in small groups. Teaching may take place within the regular classroom or in a Support for Learning classroom.
Identification of Students
- Collaborate with core and specialist teachers to identify students requiring assessment and/or Support for Learning
- Conduct assessments in reading fluency, comprehension, writing, mathematics, and/or other relevant areas
- Review accommodations and services for continuing students receiving Support for Learning
Write reports and/or report summaries based on assessment of needs
Lesson Planning and Implementation
- Design lesson plans for students receiving Support for Learning. These plans may be subject related or skill related, and should address areas that interfere with successful functioning.
Identify and articulate the accommodations and/or interventions needed by students receiving Support for Learning
Communication & Team Collaboration
- Communicate regularly with classroom teachers in order to monitor the progress of students receiving Support for Learning
- Organize and/or conduct workshops aimed at equipping teachers and/or parents to work with students who have different learning needs
- Collaborate with outside professionals such as educational psychologists and child psychiatrists
Attend weekly Core subject meetings and monthly all-school staff meetings
- Identify resources and material required for the program
Identify and attend workshops for professional development for continued upgrading of knowledge and skills
Provide written reports at least quarterly on students receiving Support for Learning
- Knowledge and experience working with children with specific learning disabilities and children from diverse cultural backgrounds
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong organizational skills
Willingness to participate in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities
- Bachelors or Masters in Special Education with teaching experience
- Familiarity and experience with standardised assessment tools for identification of student needs, as well as progress monitoring
- Applicant should be familiar with needs and accommodations for students with learning differences, including:
- Expressive and/or Receptive language difficulties
- Organizational difficulties
- Attention difficulties
- Sensory integration difficulties
- Challenges with executive function
Applicant should be comfortable with a depth and breadth of subject content in either the elementary or high school curriculum
Reporting & Accountability
Report to Head of Support for Learning department
Farleigh is a vibrant and thriving co-educational Prep School situated in 60 acres of beautiful parkland three miles from Andover in Hampshire. A leading prep school, Farleigh is committed to delivering the very best educational experience to its 430 pupils aged 3-13.
QUALIFIED SEN TEACHER (minimum 3 days a week) – to commence September 2014 or January 2015
Motivated and committed teachers are invited to apply for a position within our highly successful Learning Support Centre. The successful candidate will join a dedicated team of specialists within a well resourced department.
We are specifically seeking applicants who offer:
- additional assessment qualifications (Dip.SpLD/OCR Level 7)
- experience in the teaching of children with Specific Learning Difficulties
In return we offer:
- enthusiastic pupils who enjoy learning
- a strong sense of community
- a supportive management team
- an attractive employment package
- opportunities for career development
For further information and an application pack please contact Farleigh School on 01264 712823 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: Friday 14th March 2014. Interviews will be held during the week commencing 17th March 2014.
Farleigh School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be required to undergo appropriate Child Protection Screening, including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS disclosure.