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Tutor for Professional Level Training

You would be one of a team of tutors directly reporting to the Course Leader. The BDA delivers a wide range of training activities to educators, employers, employees and individuals through open courses, onsite courses and E-learning. Training is across all levels from basic awareness through to programmes leading to professional accreditation.

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Contract length: 12 months
Job Type: Full-time, Temporary
Closing date: Ongoing

To apply: Please view the Job Description for full details of this position. We invite applications with an up-to-date CV and cover letter explaining how your skills and experience match our requirements, and why you would like the role. Please email through to

British Dyslexia Association Associates: Diagnostic Assessors

The BDA have changed the way we operate our diagnostic assessment service. We have set up a new service for self-funded assessments and now hold a BDA Approved Assessors list. Following a successful application, the cost to be added to the list is £100 per year. Once you are added to the list we refer clients requesting an assessment in your area to you directly. For each successful referral the BDA will charge you £120 including VAT. You provide your own biography that we send to the client, this is where you list your assessment fee. This must include the BDA £120 referral fee.

Please complete and return the application form and include the following information:

  • APC (HCPC for psychologists)
  • AMBDA (in some circumstances other professional memberships may be acceptable)
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • DBS (within the last 3 years) or details of the update service along with your D of B
  • A copy of an anonymised report (using the new SASC report format if you are a Specialist Teacher)
  • A photo of your assessment room

Assessor Application 2021

APC reviewers needed to assess APC renewal applications

The British Dyslexia Association is one of the three organisations licensed to issue APCs by SASC (SpLD Standards Committee).

We are looking to increase our bank of APC reviewers to meet the growing demand for APC renewals. Reviewers are freelance and will be paid for each renewal they review. We are a small collaborative team that meet regularly to discuss developments in testing, writing reports and SASC updates.

Applicants Must

  • Hold a current APC
  • Have been through at least one APC renewal
  • Hold a Level 7 SpLD qualification recognised by the BDA
  • Ideally hold AMBDA
  • Have a good solid understanding of SASC regulations

If you are interested in joining our team, please send your CV, evidence of your continuing professional development and a short email to by midnight on Friday 4 October 2021.