Academic Note Taker

Recruiter
Randstad Student Support
Location
Hertfordshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Aug 2019
Closes
19 Aug 2019
Ref
1213523541
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Would you like to help students fulfil their academic potential whilst having a role which will fit around your current commitments?

Randstad Student & Worker Support are looking for reliable and committed Academic Note Takers and Study Assistants to work with Students at the University of Hertfordshire

Working as an academic note taker, you will be providing an essential service to students with disabilities while having the chance to learn something new everyday. You will attend various lectures and seminars and take accurate notes for students who due to their disability find it difficult to make notes for themselves.

Benefits:

Flexible working hours
E-learning and CPD
28 days holiday pay pro rata
£8.21- 11 per hour - you will receive this rate, plus your benefits such as holidays
Working for the UK's leading provider
Improving your knowledge for free by being a part of higher education lecturesResponsibilities:

Providing note taking support to students suffering from disabilities/mental health conditions your responsibilities will include:

Producing accurate and legible handwritten notes for lectures, seminars/tutorials and group tasks
Reviewing notes at the end of the lecture and ensuring that they are in a suitable format for the student to access effectively
Producing typed notes where preferred in certain circumstances
Maintaining a professional role as a note taker and being aware of the need to maintain this professional relationship with the student at all times
Acting in the best interests of learners at all times whilst also working within the policies and procedures of the institutionYou will work closely with Randstad regarding the needs of individual students, and to ensure that any concerns are addressed in a timely manner. You will be expected to act professionally and maintain confidentiality within your role at all times, sharing all relevant information with Randstad to ensure the best possible service to your students.

Requirements:

Have neat handwriting - able to produce notes in a legible and presentable manner
Good typing skills - preferable
Accurate spelling and grammar skills
Punctuality and reliability
You will need to be able to work quickly and under time restrictions
Good organisational skills
Ideally you will have experience in working with specific learning difficulties individuals in higher or further educationIf you have the above skills and are interested in this rewarding part time role supporting students in Higher Education - please apply now!

Successful applicants will be invited to take part in a telephone assessment and also interviewed to discuss suitability for the role.

If you have any questions, please call the office on (phone number removed)

Randstad SWS acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad SWS is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone

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