Specialist Coordinator for Dyslexia, Birmingham

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John Henry Newman Catholic CollegeBirmingham
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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Band C – Point 20 £19,430 (pro-rata) Term Time Only
Contract term: Permanent

Are you looking for a challenging yet  rewarding position through which you can make a real difference to the  lives of young people? We are an outstanding secondary Catholic Academy  in Birmingham offering outstanding graduates the opportunity to join our  lively and well supported team of Learning Coaches.

You will be working in small groups and  on a 1:1 basis focusing on developing literacy or numeracy skills for  dyslexic and dyscalculic students across all year groups. The College  promotes equality and fair access to the curriculum for all students and  this role is ideal for anyone passionate about an inclusive curriculum.  Additionally you will be involved in identifying testing and supporting  dyslexic students in the College. The Academy is recognised as a beacon  of excellence in terms of providing professional development  opportunities to all staff and encourage staff to develop their  expertise.

Our facilities are outstanding and we  are easily accessible by public transport from Birmingham’s vibrant City  Centre. We have invested heavily in technology and all graduate staff  use iPads to promote the use of digital technology in the classroom.

We offer an attractive starting salary, a  contributory pension scheme, free car parking, subsidised dining  facilities and genuine opportunities for progression in an energetic and  supportive environment.

If you have an excellent degree (minimum  2:1) in a subject relevant to literacy or numeracy and a real desire to  make a positive contribution to the education of the next generation we  are keen to hear from you.  Visits to the College are encouraged,  therefore, if you would like to come and have a look around before  submitting an application, please contact Mrs L. Maddison (PA to the  Principal) on:0121 770 5331 or via email:  lmaddison@jhncc.org 

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