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Helen Arkell Specialist Assessors - Primary/Secondary (Farnham/Oxford/London/Salisbury)

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With demand higher than ever for our charitable services, Helen Arkell Dyslexia Charity is recruiting for a number of posts in and around our hubs and, for some roles, from anywhere in the UK.

Helen Arkell Specialist Assessors (Primary and Secondary)

Paid per assessment. Minimum 12 per year

Based in the vicinity of a Helen Arkell hub (currently Farnham, Oxford, Southwark, Salisbury)

Essential: AMBDA/OCR (or equivalent) Level 7 Diploma in Teaching and Assessing Learners with Dyslexia/SpLD


• Plan and carry out diagnostic assessments, according to Helen Arkell Dyslexia Charity (HADC) protocol and SASC guidelines

• Provide provisional verbal feedback to parents/carers immediately after assessment

• Produce diagnostic assessment reports within required timeframe, according to HADC protocol

• Liaise with parents/carers to clarify aspects of assessment or report, as required

• Stay up to date with legislation and professional guidelines in this field

• Maintain Assessment Practising Certificate (APC)

• Undertake CPD activities

• Attend Helen Arkell Specialist Assessor meetings as required

• Be committed to safeguarding the physical, emotional and mental well-being of young people

Application pack



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