Higher Education Study Support Officer

Recruiter
Location
Swindon
Salary
£22786 - £26908 per annum
Posted
28 Nov 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Ref
SW189
Contact
Richard Lawes
Sector
Education
Function
Teaching
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Higher Education Study Support Officer

22.2 Hours per Week (0.6 FTE)

£22,786.25 to £26,908.36 per annum pro rata

This is an exciting opportunity to join the HE Team and help co-ordinate the provision of study support for students on Higher Education programmes. You will provide information and advice to students through their study journey from application through to completion of studies. The role involves working alongside students and staff to provide study support appropriate to the level being studied, and will undertake initial assessment of the students' needs on entry to the college, using this as a basis for provision.

Key duties include:

  • Co-ordinate provision of study support for HE students studying at the college.
  • Collate information collected at interview on Students' learning difficulties and disabilities and disseminate to appropriate staff
  • Prepare initial screening exercises appropriate to the level of programme, in order to identify learning needs within the student's period of induction
  • Determine the need for diagnostic assessment from this screening information, advising and supporting the student appropriately
  • Support students to apply for a Diagnostic Assessment and/or Disabled Student Allowance as appropriate

As the HE Officer you will provide support to the curriculum teams and the HE Manager in a range of HE matters, including programme documentation, events and reviews.

Closing date: 4th December 2017

Reference: 17-17

Please note this vacancy may close sooner if sufficient applications have been received so please apply as soon as possible if interested. We reserve the right to change the interview date if circumstances require it.

'The College is committed to the advancement of Equality of Opportunity (ensuring everyone is treated fairly), the elimination of discrimination and the safeguarding and welfare of children and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We welcome applications from all sections of the community'