Learning Support Manager

University for the Creative Arts - Learning Enhancement & Support

UCA is a top 40 university, this year entering the Guardian University Guide league table at position 39, with its School of Architecture placed 5th in the Subject listings. For over 150 years the University for the Creative Arts in Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Maidstone and Rochester has been leading the way for art and design education.

Full Time: 36.25 hours per week

We are currently recruiting for a new Learning Support Manager to help manage our disability service at our Farnham campus.

As part of the University’s drive to become more inclusive, a new ambitious and challenging 2 year project is being undertaken and this role will be expected to assist in its successful management and delivery. The post holder will be required to take responsibility for helping to develop best inclusive and enabling learning, teaching and assessment practice for students with disabilities. In addition, you will manage and engage in action research activities across our new team of learning support co-ordinators to identify and achieve inclusive solutions in studio, workshop and classroom settings. To support these activities, you will be largely academic-facing, working in partnership with teaching and technical staff to enhance inclusive teaching and learning practice.

You will also be responsible for the operational delivery and review of services to disabled students, including managing a team of Learning Mentors and Learning Support Assistants. You will work with individual students, needs assessors, academics and the wider Library & Student Services department to ensure UCA students are provided with innovative, inclusive and enabling solutions.

For further details and to apply for this post please visit our website https://jobs.ucreative.ac.uk

The closing date for receipt of applications is 18th December 2016.

Interviews will be held on the 6th January 2017.

We value the diversity of our organisation and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

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