Vacancy for

Literacy, Learning and Intervention Specialist (part time - 17.5 hours pw, Term time only)

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 with a SpLD 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. You must be familiar with writing Individual Education Plans. Planning, preparing and delivering high quality support lessons, setting up and utilising IT resources to support pupils learning all are aspects of this challenging and rewarding role.

You’ll need a minimum of Level 5 (secondary) but preferably Level 7 specialist qualification in dyslexia and literacy, a professional Accreditation such as ATS, APS, AMBDA and, ideally PGCE qualification. You must have tutoring experience gained working with older SpLD pupils on a 1:1 and small group basis. Experience in 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 28 February 2020.

Interviews to be held: w/c 9 March 2020.

For further details, including how to apply, please visit the teaching vacancies page of our website at

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.

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