Specialist Study Skills Tutor
We are seeking to a Specialist Study Skills Tutor, to join its busy Student Support team, working 37 hours per week during term time (34 weeks per year). Part-time applicants will be considered.
The team provides information, advice, guidance and interventions to students on mental health, wellbeing, dyslexia and disability, money and funding, and accommodation. NUA students are mainly young undergraduates aged 18-23, with over 30% disclosing a specific learning difference or other physical or mental health disability. Over 13% of our students identify as Black, Asian or from another minority ethnic group.
This role will be supporting students with specific learning differences eg Dyslexia and those with Autism to make the most of their university experience and prepare for life beyond. The work will be delivered mainly through one to one tutorials, there may be a need to support group activity.
As a Specialist Study Skills Tutor you will support students to overcome barriers to their learning, tailored to individual requirements and designed to develop skills and facilitate independent learning. You will have the freedom to adapt your tutorials to the needs of students putting them at the centre of what you do.
You will need to meet the relevant professional memberships and qualifications for Specialist Study Skills Tutors.
Offering a confidential service, working to effective personal and organisational boundaries will be important.
The post will require the successful candidate to build a good working knowledge of the university systems and courses to provide a holistic service within the university context and building positive relationships with university colleagues and external partners.
The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with substantial experience of working with young adults on a one-to-one basis and thinking creatively to identify options.
The post requires a flexible approach, and the working pattern may vary slightly in response to changes in demand throughout the academic year.
You will be highly organised and able to plan and prioritise work effectively in an environment with multiple deadlines and concurrent tasks. You will maintain accurate records, and be a confident user of Microsoft applications.
Application forms should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org