Specialist Teacher - one to one and small group, Between Bath and Chippenham

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Calder House SchoolBetween Bath and Chippenham

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018 or earlier by arrangement
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

KS 2 Specialist One to One/Small Group Remedial Teacher: 

Part time (4.25 hours/day 5 days/week) 

Required for September 2018 – with an opportunity to start earlier to ensure a smooth handover – a dedicated, part-time, specialist support teacher with an exciting approach to facilitating the learning of pupils with dyslexic and other specific learning difficulties.

The successful applicant will hold an AMBDA approved post graduate qualification in teaching pupils with specific learning difficulties or a qualification of equal standing in this field. 

Calder House is a coeducational day school for pupils aged 7 – 12. All our pupils experience specific learning difficulties of a Dyslexic, Dyspraxic or Dyscalculic nature and, before joining Calder House, were struggling to achieve their potential. Our mission is to re-connect them with this potential and equip with the skills and strategies they need to successfully return to mainstream education.  We have been rated OUTSTANDING by Ofsted across the board in 2012 and 2015. 

The successful applicant will demonstrate enthusiasm and the ability to work successfully within an innovative and creative team. Our goal is to identify and address the particular difficulties experienced by each of our pupils. The person we are looking to recruit will be able to actively contribute to our understanding of each child’s difficulties as well as working with pupils, individually and in small groups, to deliver effective remedial support.   The successful applicant will also work effectively as part of a team liaising with other staff, including our speech and language and occupational therapists, under the leadership of our Director of Studies.

Normal working hours will be 8.45 – 13.00 five mornings a week during term time and on preparation (non-contact) days. In addition, the appointee will be expected to attend three parents’ evenings each term and write reports on pupils' progress.    The position is a part-time permanent one. The first two terms are worked on a probationary basis. 

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. You will be asked to confirm that no member of your household has ever been disqualified from Registration under the childcare (Disqualification) regulations or is liable to be disqualified. Our Data Privacy Notice is set out in the applicant information section of this advert and your attention is drawn to it.

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 apply to Jason Page,Registrar, Calder House School, Thickwood Lane, Colerne Wilts SN14 8BN or email jasonpage@calderhouseschool.co.uk. Closing date 29th June, 2018. Please apply directly to Jason Page and not via TES portal

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More about Calder House School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 13 years
Address: Thickwood Lane, Colerne, Wiltshire, SN14 8BN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225 743566
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