Specialist teaching team

Overview

We provide specialist practical support to children and young people with SEN. This helps them achieve the best possible educational outcomes and make successful transitions to adulthood.

The range of services we offer includes:

  • direct specialist teaching
  •  assessments to identify dyslexia and/or specific learning difficulties in maths

In addition, we offer:

  • assessments to identify dyslexia and/or specific learning difficulties in maths
  • assessments for access arrangements and special considerations
  • bespoke student programmes from which student progress can be measured
  • specialist learning profiles detailing learning differences, strengths and weaknesses
  • training for teachers and teaching assistants
  • parental liaison and workshops
  • SEN consultancy and advice on specialist support equipment
  • SENDCo support and support for SEN administration

In addition to recent practical experience and qualified teacher status, each team member also holds at least one specialist qualification. These include:

  • Post-graduate diplomas in dyslexia
  • Post graduate certificate in Autism
  • Post graduate certificates in SEN co-ordination
  • Patoss Practising certificates
  • AMBDA status

Team members have experience teaching and assessing learners with the following specific learning differences:

  • Dyslexia
  • ASD, ADHD and Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD) / dyspraxia
  • Speech and language communication needs
Benefits

The 2018-19 customer satisfaction survey responses showed:

  • 100% agreed the team provides value for the money
  • 100% agreed that their specialist teacher provided practical advice.  They agreed this was relevant to their school

During the financial year 2019-20

  • 88% of settings across Lincolnshire accessed support from the Specialist Teaching Team
Cost

Charges are as follows:

  • Academy Schools £67 per hour
  • LCC Maintained Schools £65 per hour

Assessments can be purchased as follows:

  • Specialist Assessments (includes assessment and report) - up to 6 hours per student
  • Access Arrangements assessments – usually 2 hours per student.
  • Ad Hoc hours may be purchased but are not guaranteed - subject to staff availability. 

To guarantee access to support:

  • place your order via Edulincs by the last Thursday in Feburary

After this date, schools may only request ad-hoc hours.  These are not guaranteed

Cluster working with schools

Training support can be provided to a cluster of schools.  The cost being shared between the cluster.

All arrangements will be agreed with the lead school before the training takes place. The lead school will be responsible for making the single payment. 

Delivery can take place at any school within the cluster.

The maximum recommended number of participants is 50.  Please ask if you want more.  We will advise you how to get the most from your training.

Feedback

Our teachers find the information provided in reports so important in assisting our children with SEND to reach their full potential.

Contact
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 01522 553265
  • Address: Specialist Teaching Team; 9/11 The Avenue; Lincoln LN1 1PA
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