Protocol are working with a college in West Yorkshire to recruit for an experienced Dyslexia Support tutor.
The University has played a central role in providing specialist education and training in the arts for 170 years. Both teaching and non-teaching staff, enjoy being part of such a dynamic and creative environment.
The goal is to provide staff with ongoing development opportunities. The college know that its future success depends on the calibre of all staff.
The college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all learners, and expects our staff to share this commitment.
The college is committed to pursuing equality of opportunity.
The role is full-time, permanent.
The role is to teach and support students with SpLDs across the University, including diagnostic
assessment and recommendation.
The main responsibilities include:
- To teach an annually agreed timetable as specified in the University’s current
Management Guidelines and the Framework for Lecturing Posts;
2. To provide specialist, non- subject specific support delivered on a 1-to-1 and small
group basis. Teaching academic study skills to meet students’ specific dyslexia
learning needs and developing students’ meta cognitive awareness to ensure they
have a good understanding of their dyslexic learning styles.
3. To support the development of critical thinking skills which underpins higher order
learning and and which is an essential element within the metacognitive process for
4. To provide and deliver a high quality learning experience to students accessing the
support, utilising a variety of methods and learning strategies and to ensure all
students are engaged and make progress;
5. To liaise with tutors regarding individual students’ progress and to safeguard
students’ welfare making referrals where necessary;
6. To participate in the University’s procedures for initial assessment, dyslexia
screening and reasonable adjustments.
7. To contribute to the annual review of the service. To implement the review
decisions ensuring constant improvement in effectiveness and efficiency;
8. To ensure learning support records are comprehensive and prepared in accordance
with the University’ and external audit requirements and quality standards
9. To implement and assist in monitoring the Quality Standards for the area ensuring
they are met. To assist in annually reviewing the Quality Standards;
10. To carry out designated non- teaching duties as directed by the Dyslexia Support
11. To contribute to the University’s strategic planning process as required;
12. To follow the University’s Financial Regulations and Procedures;
13. To adhere to and monitor the University’s Health and Safety policies and
14. To ensure that course staff and students abide by the requirements of the 1974
Health and Safety at Work Act and all regulations and advisory codes of practice
published by statutory bodies such as the Health and Safety Executive and to
perform any University wide designated duties with regard to Health and Safety and
the security of the University.
The person and qualifications:
- Degree educated
- Hold an SpLD Qualification (l5 or above)
- Professional membership (full or
associate level), of at least one of the
following professional bodies:
The Dyslexia guild
- Teaching qualification (desirable)
We are looking to interview immediately. If you are interested in working at this fantastic college and are available for interview, please apply with your CV and daytime contact number.
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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 National ltd trading as Protocol are acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Protocol is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond 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.