KS2 Class teacher English- Specialist Teacher for Dyslexic Learners, Wiltshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Calder House SchoolWiltshire

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: from £38,000 calculated pro rata for hours worked
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

KS 2 Classroom Teacher: English Specialism: Part time job share with current employee

Required as soon as possible an inspirational part time class teacher with special interest in teaching Year 6 English to dyslexic pupils. The successful applicant will hold an AMBDA approved post graduate qualification in teaching pupils with specific learning difficulties, or similar specialist qualification. 

The Applicant will be expected to work every day from 8.30 am – 2.20 pm with primary responsibility for a class as form tutor handing over this responsibility to an experienced colleague at 2.20 each day. There will no sharing of curriculum areas and each teacher will have distinct and separate subject responsibilities. 

Calder House is a coeducational preparatory day school whose pupils all have specific learning difficulties of a Dyslexic, Dyspraxic or Dyscalculic nature. We are rated OUTSTANDING by Ofsted in all categories.

The successful applicant will demonstrate enthusiasm and the ability to work successfully with an innovative and creative team. Our teaching approach is to investigate and address the reasons behind our pupils’ difficulties in the classroom, and the successful applicant will wish to broaden their knowledge and skill in this area.     

As form tutor of a class of eight the successful applicant will be responsible for maintaining a supportive, orderly and structured learning environment in which pupils start to take responsibility for their own learning, receive support in improving organisational skills and treat each other with respect.

As a core subject teacher the applicant will be expected to demonstrate an ability to plan and differentiate lessons to meet each child’s needs including the provision of appropriate challenges. The successful applicant will show they have the ability to earn pupil trust, and evidence that they are a good team player both seeking and giving support to colleagues.  Our teaching groups are eight pupils or fewer and English and Maths are taught in the mornings. The successful applicant will work to the direction of the English Subject Leader and Director of Studies.

Calder House is a specialist school and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils. Candidates must be prepared to undergo appropriate child protection screening including checks with past employers and the DBS. 

For further information about the school please refer to our website www.calderhouseschool.co.uk.  For further information about the position and to obtain an application form please contact Sandra Agombar on 01225 744377, or email sandyagombar@calderhouseschool.co.uk. 



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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 13 years
Address: Thickwood Lane, Colerne, Wiltshire, SN14 8BN, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1225 743566
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