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Specialist Teacher - Level 7 (Dyslexia/SpLD)

Emanuel SchoolWandsworth

This is an opportunity for an experienced SEND practitioner to play an active role in developing and evaluating the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) provision within Emanuel School.

You will play an active part in leading and delivering SEND strategies to ensure that each pupil develops their full potential. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Working with the SENCo to identify and assess pupils who may have SEND
  • Adopting the most effective teaching approaches to ensure the best outcomes for pupils with SEND
  • Working with subject teachers to monitor in class teaching and learning activities, ensuring they meet the needs of pupils with SEND
  • Delivering a programme of study skills that will develop pupils’ ability to work independently
  • Delivering robust programmes of interventions for pupils with SEND who are identified as underachieving

The ideal candidate will have an OCR L7 Diploma in Teaching and Assessing Learners with Dyslexia/SLD (or be willing to work towards this) with a DfE recognised teaching qualification and proven recent success in teaching at secondary level. Experience of successfully preparing pupils with SEND for public examinations is equally important, along with high level knowledge of the SEND code of practice and strategies to support the teaching and learning of pupils with SEND.

You can find more detailed information about a role within the school in our 'Working at Emanuel' guide.

Why Emanuel?

Emanuel is a leading independent day school in south-west London. Pupils are happy, confident and kind, led by a community of supportive teachers who are dedicated to helping each child achieve their best. The staff environment is warm and welcoming, with dedicated initiatives to help individual wellbeing that include:

  • An appraisal scheme with a focus on individual professional development
  • Sponsorship of postgraduate courses and training opportunities
  • Simply Health healthcare plan
  • Teacher Pension Scheme provision
  • Staff sports teams and access to on-site sports facilities
  • Ride-to-Work cycling scheme
  • Personal IT tablets for teaching staff
  • Social events organised by the common room committee
  • Free lunches and refreshments

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

The closing date for applications is Monday 19th April 2021 at 10am.

Do note that interviews may be held at any stage after applications are received, so candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible. 

We may close the vacancy earlier than the specified deadline, if the right candidate is found.

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. Emanuel School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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