Specialist One to One Study Skills Support Tutor, Northumbria

£23-£28PH DOE

Posted 2 months ago | ref: 208026

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Protocol are recruiting a Specialist One to One Study Skills Support Tutor to work with Students with Northumbria. We have students with disabilities who are requiring one to one support with their Higher Education studies. We are looking for the right individuals to support our students to really make a difference! You would be providing one to one assistance to students and would be working with an Individual Learning Plan (ILP). Its important for you to encourage students to take responsibility for their own learning and to develop their skills. Specialist support tutors are facilitators, not advocates or mentors. In this role, you would provide expertise in the area of language and study skills to help students to develop learning strategies to improve their studies.


  • Flexible working hours – you choose your own hours – a great work / life balance
  • 28 days holiday pay pro rata – perfect for the summer holidays and Christmas breaks
  • Competitive rate of pay DOE, plus your benefits


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

  • Organisational skills-
  • Research skills
  • Comprehension skills
  • Writing skills

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- Good organisational skills- Ideally you will have experience in working with specific learning difficulties individuals in higher or further education.

You will be expected to act professionally and maintain confidentiality within your role at all times, sharing all relevant information with Protocol to ensure the best possible service to your students.


This is a specialist role, so requires specialist skills. You must hold a professional membership with one of the following:-

  • Professional Association for Teachers and Assessors (PATOSS)
  • British Dyslexia Association (BDA)- Dyslexia Guild
  • The Association of Dyslexia Specialists in Higher Education (ADSHE)

If you have one of the above memberships and are interested in this rewarding, flexible role supporting students in Higher Education… we want to talk to you. With you on board we can really help your students have a better future.

About Protocol

Protocol are the specialist full-service recruiter dedicated to education, training and skills. People are at the heart of everything we do. We place people first.

We’re more than a recruitment agency – we pride ourselves on our ongoing support and aftercare delivered by our expert team, and all our candidates benefit from free access to our exclusive online CPD portal, Learning Zone.

Whatever your career goals, we’ve got the right role for you. With a wide range of temporary and permanent positions available, from lecturing and training jobs to assessment and support staff roles, all with very competitive pay rates and benefits – your future is in good hands.


The legal bit

Protocol promotes equal rights and is an employment business under The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. Work is undertaken on a self-employed basis under contract with Protocol. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for all Protocol assignments. All positions advertised by Protocol comply with the Agency Workers Regulations 2010.

As a result of the volume of applications we receive, we regret that we might not be able to respond to every candidate with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.