Saffron Cooksey began her career as a French and Special Needs teacher in Newport. She has worked as a specialist dyslexia teacher in Blaenau Gwent since 2003.
As such she has experience of teaching in both the primary and secondary sector. She holds a specialist postgraduate qualification in Specific Learning Difficulties which enables her to assess and deliver tuition to dyslexic pupils of all ages.
She has also worked as a Special Needs Education Business Adviser for Cardiff and Vale Careers Service. She is passionate about teaching dyslexic youngsters and her extensive experience enables her to motivate, enthuse and build their self esteem.