Appointment for 1st September 2021.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Cognition and Learning team (CALT) to support positive outcomes for pupils. The role involves working with colleagues in mainstream schools to support the development of good practice and appropriate provision for pupils with Special Educational Needs particularly Specific Learning Difficulties in both literacy and numeracy. The role also involves planning, delivering and evaluating training, some of this will be within schools and some delivered for groups of practitioners.
You will need to have extensive knowledge and had significant experience of working with pupils with cognition and learning difficulties as well as supporting colleagues. You will need to be able to work collaboratively with colleagues in the CALT team and with other teams in education, health and social care.
The successful candidate will be a qualified teacher, ideally hold an accredited L7 qualification in SpLD (dyslexia) or be committed to gaining the qualification within the first two years in post. You will need experience of planning and delivering training and providing advice/guidance to those working with children & young people.
This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.
West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more.
Interviews will be held before May half term.