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Special Education Needs

Featured Employer - Ashmount School in Leicestershire

Have you been responsible for mentoring and supporting staff in the past? Do you want to use your skills in an exciting way to make a difference to other teachers?

The Loughborough Learning Alliance is seeking to appoint a dynamic, effective and ambitious strategic leader who has the experience and drive required to take the Teaching School into its next phase of development. Working alongside the Leadership Team at Ashmount, the successful candidate will be responsible for the vision and strategic development of all six areas within the Teaching School.

To find out more about our Special School and this special role click here…

The World is just a Dream

"The World is Just a Dream" is a short story written by 12 year old Troy Hutt who has been diagnosed with severe dyslexia. In his story he shares with us an insight into what life is like with dyslexia, and how he wishes the world could understand his disability more. Please read Troy's page to better your understanding of a student's life with severe dyslexia.

Special Education Needs Blog Post

Deciding to become a Special Education Needs teacher can be an exciting, yet daunting prospect. A teacher of this kind usually works with students who have learning difficulties, behavioural problems and physical or sensory disabilities. Read our blog on Special Education Needs

Becoming a Special Needs Teacher

The role of a Special Education Needs (SEN) teacher is usually to work with pupils who have learning difficulties, behavioural problems or physical or sensory disabilities. Whilst the National Curriculum is followed as closely as possible, sometimes the subject being taught is adapted slightly in order to suit the needs of the students. Read more about becoming a Special Needs Teacher