Specialist Teacher (Dyslexia)
Grade/Salary: MPS-UPS £46,971 - £50,935 plus £963 essential car user allowance
Are you a Specialist Teacher?
Do you have a specialist post graduate diploma in SpLD (Dyslexia)?
Do you have a desire to share your knowledge and skills through training to teachers and teaching assistants?
Then the Language and Learning team in Merton Council would love to hear from you.
This is an expansion/additional full time post (part time will be considered) to joining Merton Borough Council's language and learning team.
LBL Team (Language, Behaviour and Learning)
The learning team are a part of the Merton Language and Learning Service. This small multidisciplinary, much respected and Borough Excellence Award winning team delivers speech and language statutory work, EHCP assessments and a unique buy-back service providing therapy, training, support and advice across Merton schools. You will be part of the growing learning team which currently consists of four specialist teachers, of which one also supports SEN in schools working closely with SENCOs. This small team primarily deliver individual learning and dyslexia assessments as well as training to the schools in the authority through the buy-back process. The training element is an opportunity that we are looking to enhance.
The post holder will be expected to work remotely but directly with pupils, parents, teachers, school staff, managers and other agencies as well as with the teachers and therapists in the Language and Learning Support Team.
There are timetabled regular whole team and learning team meetings in order to support colleagues and pursue best practice.
Mileage or public transport costs between schools is covered, as are any training (in line with CPD) and professional fees incurred.