Specialist One to One Study Skills Support (SpLD) (6188)



University of Leicester


12 Months

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Not Applicable





Applications are sought for temporary workers to provide specialist study skills support to students who have specific learning difficulties and/or Attention Deficit Disorder or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Duties and responsibilities
One to one sessions will comprise offering relevant advice and guidance on university systems and providing support with study skills, strategies and techniques. Successful candidates will be able to understand and interpret SpLD assessments and explain these to students and will be responsible for undertaking relevant CPD to maintain their membership in order to be able to work with students who are funded by the Disabled Students’ Allowance.

Liaison with academic departments may be required in order to enable disabled students to achieve their full potential and facilitate the University's compliance with disability legislation.

In addition, successful candidates will be required to learn administrative systems in order to be able to maintain records and other administrative documents which are of a personal and sensitive nature and be prepared to contribute to the evaluation of the service to continuously improve existing provision.

Skills and experience
Successful candidates must be a member of a professional organisation such as PATOSS, ADSHE or similar.

University of Leicester main campus and remote working, according to the needs of the AccessAbility Centre and the disabled students that are supported by the successful candidate.

Additional information
How to apply:

Applicants should submit a copy of their CV and a covering letter explaining their suitability for the post.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to give consent for the University to check and obtain appropriate clearance with a DBS for the existence and content of any criminal record in the form of an Enhanced DBS check.

Start date: 01 October 2022

Duration and Hours & days:

Applications are welcome from those who can offer a part-time hours from a day a week, or full-time up to five days a week, between 01 October 2022 and 09 June 2023.

Dress code: Smart

Queries relating to the advertised position should be emailed to Dr Paula Dobrowolski, Head of the AccessAbility Centre:

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