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Specialist Study Skills Tutor

University Of The Arts London

Location: London
Salary: £35,468 to £43,558 (pro rata)
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 4th October 2021
Closes: 31st October 2021
Job Ref: 7357

This post offers an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced Specialist Study Skills Tutor to join our innovative Disability Service.

Approximately two-thirds of your time will be spent working directly with students. You will provide specialist 1:1 study skills tuition and SpLD screenings. You will be responsible for associated administrative tasks and will need to establish good working relationships with a range of staff to ensure effective support for disabled students. You will work closely with other tutors and the Specialist Study Skills Coordinator. You will participate in activities to develop processes and procedures to underpin effective delivery of support.

You will be based at London College of Fashion and London College of Communication. You will be expected to work flexibly across other college sites when required.

Why choose us? 

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

We are top 2 in the world for Art and Design (QS World University Rankings 2021) and home to the largest Art & Design postgraduate community in Europe.

Every position within the University plays an important part in shaping future creative professionals, and impacts on the future of many creative industries.

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You will hold a recognised teaching qualification and specialist qualification in the area of SpLD support. You will hold professional membership with a professional body (e.g. Patoss, ADSHE, the British Dyslexia Association, or the Dyslexia Guild) that enables you to meet NMH/DSA-QAG registration guidelines.

You will have comprehensive training or a qualification in autism, or be willing to work towards this qualification within the first year.

You will have experience of teaching students within a Higher Education/Further Education setting. Equally, you are able to work effectively in a team and are able to build and nurture good working relationships. You must be committed to inclusion.

The role requires the post holder to have an enhanced DBS check as the duties for this role involve working with vulnerable adults.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, a final salary pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.

Should you have any queries you can contact the ADS Recruitment Team via email on

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

Closing date: 31 October 2021 23:55.

Appointment to this role will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from employment. This will depend on the circumstances and background to your offence(s).

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

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