Specific Learning Difficulties Assessor

Specific Learning Difficulties Assessor

Term Time only

Salary:  £30,987 - £33,382 per annum (Actual)

£32,995 - £35,545 per annum (P04) (FTE)

Location: Bridgwater Campus, TA6 4PZ

 

Bridgwater & Taunton College is located in the heart of Somerset, with main centres in Bridgwater, Taunton and Cannington. The College has an excellent reputation both regionally and nationally as a highly successful provide of Education & Training.

 

Additional Learning Support at BTC has a dedicated, highly qualified and experienced team.  The staff work closely with Cross College staff in organising and implementing a wide range of support programmes each tailored to the needs of individual learners.

 

As a SpLD Assessor, you will be dedicated to ensuring students have the appropriate support/strategies to enable them to achieve in their education. You will provide training and guidance to colleagues to ensure that staff are able to make reasonable adjustments for students.

 

You will respond to referrals by assessing the needs of each learner through consideration of previous evidence/assessment. You will carry out diagnostic testing and screening assessments, ensuring appropriate support strategies can be provided to students with SpLDs; including literacy difficulties, dyslexia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia and processing difficulties, particularly in relation to examination access arrangements.

 

You will have the ability and motivation to actively seek to improve the service by networking and sharing practices with other education providers, working in partnership with schools to share information, including the transfer of agreed examination access arrangements from school to college.

 

BTC offer a range of fantastic employee benefits including:

Generous pension scheme

Competitive holiday entitlement

2 week Christmas closure

Additional holiday purchase scheme

BTC Extra discount package, this includes top retailers, supermarkets, holidays, entertainment packages and much more…..

 

For further information about this role and to view the application pack, please visit

https://bit.ly/BTCSPLD

 

Application closing date: Monday 4 July 2022

Interview date: Wednesday 13 July 2022