Literacy, Learning and Intervention Specialist, Bracknell Forest

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Wellington CollegeBracknell Forest

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

17.5 hours per week

A school like no other, Wellington College is one of the world’s leading co-educational boarding and day schools and has an enviable reputation for excellence and innovation. We’re currently looking for a Literacy, Learning and Intervention Specialist with proven Dyslexia (SpLD) specialist knowledge to join our Academic Support team.

The Academic Support Department prides itself on delivering outstanding tutoring and learning. Using research-based interventions and a variety of data to track and monitor the impact of interventions, our focus is on the continual development of professional learning for our staff. Join us, and you’ll play a vital role at the heart of our friendly team.

A great opportunity to use your professional judgment and training expertise to identify learning needs as they arise, you’ll provide one to one and small group academic intervention for pupils in line with curriculum requirements. We’ll also rely on you to devise tutoring strategies to target individual difficulties effectively, as well as monitor pupil progress. Planning, preparing and delivering high quality support lessons, setting up and utilising IT resources to support pupils learning and scribing in class and in examinations and providing invigilation cover - all are aspects of this challenging and rewarding role.

You’ll need a Level 7 specialist qualification in dyslexia and literacy, professional Accreditation such as ATS, APS, AMBDA and, ideally PGCE qualification and tutoring experience gained working with pupils on a 1:1 and small group basis. Used to devising and delivering specialist literacy intervention to pupils with a variety of learning differences and severity, you have a good understanding of Educational Psychologist reports and their subsequent implementation too. What's more, you’re proficient using IT, work well as part of a team, are adaptable and flexible and comfortable communicating with colleagues, staff, pupils and visitors alike. You’re also mindful of observing safeguarding and professional standards, smart in appearance and keen to contribute to the College community.

If you are committed to boarding school life and are keen to continue to develop professionally, apply today. 

Closing date: 6pm, Friday 20 September 2019

For further details, including how to apply, please visit the teaching vacancies page of our website by clicking the apply button below.

The College is committed to equality and diversity and the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants for any of the positions available at the College must be willing to undergo a number of safeguarding checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, reference checks with previous employers and, where applicable, a Barred List, Prohibition and EEA checks.

More about Wellington College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Duke's Ride, Crowthorne, Berkshire, RG45 7PU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1344 444 000
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Wellington College is a vibrant and challenging co-educational boarding and day school which seeks to provide an inspirational educational experience for its pupils, teachers, parents and all other members of its communi...