|Salary:||£34,304 to £40,927 UH7 pro rata per annum depending on skills and experience|
|Placed On:||13th May 2022|
|Closes:||26th May 2022|
FTE: 0.6FTE, working 22.2 hours per week
Salary: UH7 £34,304 - £40,927 pro rata per annum depending on skills and experience
As a member of the newly established Student Success and Academic Skills (SSAS) team within the School of Health and Social Work (HSK), you will contribute to the service provided to support students within the School.
We particularly encourage applications from BAME candidates to tackle staff under-representation where it exists and better reflect our diverse student cohort. Appointment to the role will be based on strength of application and experience.
Main duties and responsibilities
This is an academic role with responsibility for designing/supporting development of inclusive practice. You will be expected to support the whole range of academic skills and student success provision that the SSAS team deliver, being aware of the School priorities particularly relating to enhancement of inclusivity within the School’s learning community, including improvements in the BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) degree awarding gap and increasing numbers of good degrees. The role will require you to work closely and collaboratively with the other members of the SSAS team and liaise with relevant colleagues across the School and university to provide and/or collaborate on a range of workshops, resources and events to support student success and academic literacy.
You will provide opportunities for students to work independently towards the development of academic skills through provision of quality online resources and learning tasks and contribute to the one-to-one support and small group tutorials provision that SSAS provide to students. Additionally, you will work in partnership with students to ensure that their perspectives and experience are at the centre of the school’s work.
Skills and experience required
You will have proven demonstrable experience of working with/supporting students in HE to enhance engagement and success and proven experience of working with peers or colleagues to improve outcomes. You will also be expected to have proven experience and confidence in designing and delivering workshop content and resources in a fast-paced environment, with knowledge and expertise in designing for inclusive practice.
You must be proficient in English Language and be able to use ICT effectively to support teaching and communication. You will also have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to correspond effectively and diplomatically with a wide range of stakeholders.
You will be able to work effectively as a team member, taking the lead where appropriate, whilst also having the ability to work independently.
Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria.
You must hold a minimum of a degree, or equivalent level 6 qualification, in a subject appropriate for the post. Having a Fellowship of AdvanceHE or a willingness to work towards the qualification during the first 12 months in post is also essential.
Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Amandip Bisel, SSAS Team lead Email: email@example.com
Interview Date: TBC
Our vision is to transform lives and UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics, and recognise there are different ways applicants may achieve the criteria in this document. #GoHerts
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