Dyslexia Support Tutor

Leeds, West Yorkshire (GB)
£28,098 – £31,604 per annum
27 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Dyslexia Support Tutor

Salary: £28,098 – £31,604 per annum (£11,239 - £12,642 pro rata’d)
Hours: Part Time - 14.8 hours per week
Contract: Fixed Term (Up to 12 months maternity cover)

Leeds Arts University is now recognised as the only specialist arts university in the North of England. We have contributed significantly to the development of arts education for over 170 years, and have developed a national and international reputation based on the achievements of our students and staff. Leeds Arts University has been formally recognised as the new title for Leeds College of Art, after being granted full university status by the Privy Council.

A vacancy has arisen for a Dyslexia Support Tutor, to be part of our Student Support Team. The role is responsible for providing study skills tuition, SpLD screenings, and non-subject specific support, primarily delivered 1:1 but also, where necessary, on a small group basis. They will also deliver academic study skills to meet students’ individual learning needs and to develop student’s skills for autonomy within an inclusive learning environment. Qualified specialist Study Skills tutors are required to provide 1:1 study skills support to students with a specific learning difference (SpLD) studying in Higher Education.

The successful candidate will be Degree educated, have a relevant Post-graduate qualification (or equivalent) for working with learners with a specific learning difference. They must also have professional membership (full or associate level), of at least one of the following professional bodies: Patoss, BDS, ADSHe or The Dyslexia guild. Evidence of relevant work with a range of students with specific learning differences in an educational setting is desirable.

Full details of the essential requirements for the role can be found in the job description.

Please note CV’s will not be accepted for this position. If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please click the 'apply' button where you will be redirected to our website.

Please note, we will not accept applications from Recruitment Agencies for this position.

Closing date: Thursday 16th November 2017 at 5.00pm

Interview date: Tuesday 28th November 2017 

Leeds Arts University is committed to pursuing equality of opportunity and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all learners and expect our staff to share this commitment.  

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