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Specialist Study Skills Support Worker (SpLD/Dyslexia)

Employer
Randstad Student Support
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 Jul 2021

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Are you looking for a job where you can truly make a difference? Do you have a SpLD/dyslexia background?

This could be the perfect role for you.

You will provide specialist study skills support to students attending universities in Northern Ireland and will help them become independent learners by creating Individual Learning Plans. Your help can give them skills to help them through university and in their careers beyond.

Benefits:

Flexible working hours - you choose your own hours
28 days holiday pay pro rata - perfect for the summer holidays and Christmas breaks
Working for the UK's leading provider - you're in safe hands
Interacting directly with students - YOU help them to achieve their goals
Dedicated specialist to answer any of your queriesResponsibilities:

Providing individual support to students with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD). You will help your students with:

Provide individual support to students with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
Support students in time management, assignment planning, research and comprehension skills, etc.
Set clear aims and objectives with students and support students to meet these
Work closely with Randstad to ensure any concerns are addressed in a timely manner
Act professionally and in a confidential manner within your role at all timesYou 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:

As this is a specialist role, you must hold a professional membership with one of the following organisations OR have extensive relevant experience in a similar role.

Professional Association for Teachers and Assessors (PATOSS)
British Dyslexia Association (BDA)
Dyslexia Guild
The Association of Dyslexia Specialists in Higher Education (ADSHE)To support students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) you must hold a degree and a teaching qualification with comprehensive training in adult autism.

Further skills/requirements include:

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to identify ways of helping students to build on their learning strengths whilst maintaining a confidential and professional working relationship
Accurate spelling and grammar skills
Punctuality and reliability
Ideally you will have experience in working with specific learning difficulties individuals in higher or further education

If you match the above criteria and want to start making a difference to students lives, then apply today!

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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