Learning Support Manager

University for the Creative Arts

UCA is the No.1 Specialist University for the Creative Industries in the Complete University Guide and Guardian University Guide league tables.  Ranked 21st in the UK by the Guardian, UCA is also top 10 in three of its subject listings: Fashion & Textiles (6th), Film Production & Photography (7th) and Architecture (9th).  For more than 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. 

Learning Support Manager


Full Time Post: 36.25 hours per week

Salary: £34,521 - £39,993 per annum

Ref: 17-LIBR164-0396-1 

We are currently recruiting for a Learning Support Manager to manage our Disability & SpLD team and  deliver specialist services at our Farnham campus. 

You will 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. 

As part of the University’s mission to be inclusive, an ambitious and challenging 2 year project is being undertaken and this role will also be expected to assist in its successful management and delivery.  The post holder will support the enhancement of learning, teaching and assessment practice for students with disabilities and may be required to manage and engage in action research activities across a team of Learning Support Co-ordinators to identify and achieve inclusive solutions in studio, workshop and classroom settings.  To support these activities, you will need good awareness of sector practice in Further Education and/or Higher Education, be skilled at working with and facilitating the learning of students with disabilities and have the ability to be academic-facing, working in partnership with teaching and technical staff to enhance inclusive teaching and learning practice. 

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 17th September 2017. 

Interviews will be held on the 29th September 2017. 

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

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