Quick facts
  • What we do:
    DYSLEXIA ACTION IS THE UK'S LEADING PROVIDER OF SERVICES AND SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE WITH DYSLEXIA AND LITERACY DIFFICULTIES, SPECIALISING IN ASSESSMENT, TEACHING, TRAINING, DISTRIBUTING TEACHING MATERIALS AND UNDERTAKING RESEARCH
  • Year established:
    1972
  • Website:
    http://www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk
  • UK locations:
    National
  • Contact
    • Dyslexia Action House, 10 High Street, Egham, Surrey TW20 9EA

About DYSLEXIA ACTION


What is it like to work for DYSLEXIA ACTION

Leadership
Leadership
There are live Q&A sessions through staff meetings and in service training events. Many managers work in open plan offices alongside employees and the CEO adopts this approach as well. There are regular updates by Senior Managers and the CEO via internal newsletters.
My Team
My Team
Dyslexia Action have a professional team ethos where staff share their experiences and expertise. Dyslexia Action recognises that staff efforts, both great and small are equally important contributions which are key to meeting their vision and mission statements. Dyslexia Action welcomes staff who bring new ideas and ways of working to the organisation. This approach increases the engagement of staff and altruism permeates from the top down and bottom up. The spirit of achievement in the face of adversity is one that attracts and retains many of the staff.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Dyslexia Action endeavour to recycle as many work materials as possible. They have an environmental policy which is published throughout the organisation. They increasingly use webinars as a meeting format, reducing the need for travel. They email and thereby have reduced their postage and paper use significantly. They ensure that all machinery is switched off at the end of working days.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

Company Statistics

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    0.00

  • Staff Turnover:

    14%

  • Sites:

    27

  • UK sites:

    27

  • Earning £35,000+:

    3%

  • Staff:

    354

  • Average Age:

    50

  • Male : Female:

    7% / 93%

  • Under 35 to Over 55 Ratio:

    No employees under 35

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