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Qualified Accountant or Experienced Fianace Professional

The Dyspraxia Foundation are recruiting a qualified Accountant or Experienced Finance professional to join the Board of Trustees as Treasurer.  The post is voluntary and would require visits to our offices in Hitchin on a monthly basis and attendance at Meetings of the Board of Trustees held every 2 months, usually in London.  The applicant should be familiar with SAGE Line 50 and used to preparing and monitoring cash flows and budgets

The objects of the Foundation are:

  • To support individuals and families affected by Dyspraxia
  • To promote better diagnostic and treatment facilities for those who have Dyspraxia
  • To help professionals in health and education to assist those with Dyspraxia
  • To promote awareness and understanding of Dyspraxia

What is Dyspraxia/DCD?

Dyspraxia/DCD is a lifelong condition affecting gross and fine motor coordination in adults and children. In addition many may experience difficulties with organisational skills, memory, processing speed and, in some cases speech.

To find out more about dyspraxia and the work of the Dyspraxia Foundation, please see www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk

A copy of the latest accounts are available on request

Please submit a CV in the first instance and a covering letter to:
Eleanor Howes CEO   eleanor@dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk

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Education Trustee

The Dyspraxia Foundation is looking to increase the strength and representation of the trustees in the following areas.

We are looking for an individual who has strong experience in special needs education. An ideal candidate would have direct experience of working in an education institution and understand the current issues, policies and practice surrounding special needs provision and DSA support. An educational psychology qualification or SpLD practising or assessment qualifications would be ideal.

Working with our existing education panel, the education trustee has the opportunity to guide charity’s support offering to the education sector, parents and students.

The Education Trustee would oversee the Dyspraxia Foundation’s contribution to national policy through response to consultation and making representation to government on the needs of students with dyspraxia/DCD.

Interested parties should contact:

Eleanor Howes C.E.O.
Dyspraxia Foundation
8 West Alley
Hitchin
Herts SG5 1EG

01463 455016 or admin@dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk