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Kickstart Scheme

To apply:

You must be aged 16-25 and on Universal Credit. Speak to your work coach at your local Job Centre to apply.

We’re working in partnership with Charityworks, the UK-non-profit sector’s Kickstart gateway as part of a collaborative effort to power up our sector with exceptional talent and make a real impact on youth unemployment. To find out more about the scheme, please click here. We have 5 roles available in the following areas:

Administration Assistant

Design Assistant

Fundraising Assistant

Marketing Assistant

Policy and Public Affairs Assistant

Each role includes a supported 6-month development programme delivered by Charityworks. The programme will equip you with the connections, experiences, tools and insight needed to succeed at work, help you to build a peer community of fellows and give you the skills to transition well beyond the placement, and develop long term careers in the non-profit sector.

Tutor for Professional Level Training for Dyscalculia and Maths Learning Difficulties - Immediate Start

Reports to: Course Leader
Post: Two days but may increase as number of candidates grows. Fixed Term for one year (but may be extended)
Location: Home based but willing to travel to Bracknell approx.
1 or 2 x per year
Purpose of Job: Tutoring responsibilities for a case load of candidates undertaking the BDA’s professional level 5 training initially and possibly level 7 from September.

About us:
The British Dyslexia Association (BDA) is the voice of people with dyslexia and dyscalculia . We aim to influence government and other institutions to promote a dyslexia and dyscalculia friendly society that enables dyslexic people of all ages to reach their full potential.
We will listen to, and act upon, the needs of people with dyslexia and dyscalculia whenever we are able. We will foster a feeling of togetherness for all of our membership and respect for people with dyslexia and dyscalculia, volunteers and staff. BDA employs around 35 people from diverse range of backgrounds and they are all amazing at what they do. Staff are dedicated and proud to work for the organisation and know that everyday their work changes in a positive way the lives of dyslexic individuals

View the full details here

British Dyslexia Association Associates: Diagnostic Assessors

The BDA will be changing the way we operate our diagnostic assessment service from 1st June. Details will be listed on how you can become BDA Approved Assessor shortly.