Literacy Intervention Tutor

Posted 3 years ago by Twenty 4 Seven
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Twenty4seven Education are currently working with a Secondary school based in Coventry seeking a full time Literacy Intervention Tutor. This role is to start ASAP.

About the role

We are seeking to appoint a Literacy Intervention Tutor to provide support to students with literacy and dyslexia difficulties through bespoke interventions; working with curriculum areas to ensure that students with low levels of literacy and/or dyslexia are able to develop strategies to help them make good progress.

The postholder will work with students with a specific learning difficulty (SpLD) supporting their learning and assisting with their progress to obtain the maximum benefit from the school curriculum.

The role will support the SENDCo / Assistant SENDCo and include literacy screening to identify SpLD, provide one to one and small group tuition, establish and deliver a coherent and appropriate curriculum for groups of students, assessment guidance, and provide training to the wider school to meet the needs of all students with SpLD.

We are looking for someone who:

• Holds a suitable relevant higher level qualification in English or similar subject, such as a degree

• Comprehensive knowledge of literacy and dyslexia difficulties and bespoke interventions

• Excellent knowledge and experience of recommended assessments for students identified with dyslexic type difficulties

• A good understanding of the needs and characteristics of students across the age range 11-19 in particular with literacy and dyslexia difficulties

• Recent experience of working with young people, either in a school setting, or involvement in voluntary work.

• Experience of using a range of computer packages including Microsoft Office

• Confidence to work in a challenging environment and work under pressure handling situations with patience and sensitivity

• Excellent communication skills

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