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Dyslexia & SpLD Adviser

University for the Creative Arts

Location: Epsom
Salary: £32,347 to £36,386
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 4th August 2022
Closes: 24th August 2022
Job Ref: 22-LIBR200-0422-2

At UCA, creativity and innovation are at the heart of what we do. Our legacy of educating eager and passionate artists, makers and thinkers runs back almost 160 years, and today we’re helping shape a global future that supports and nourishes talent worldwide. 

Our campuses across Surrey and Kent are vibrant communities, each specialising in different areas of the creative industries. We are also home to a thriving research hub, with academic experts and fellows leading the way in research on sustainability, design, textiles, animation, history and culture, and more. 

Are you ready to share your passion for creativity with the next generation of innovators? If so, we want to hear from you.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Dyslexia & SpLD Adviser for our Epsom campus, home to our School of Fashion and Textiles and our Business School for the Creative Industries.

UCA remains committed to continuous development and enhancement of our teaching, learning, research and assessment practices to be totally inclusive, enabling all students to be fully engaged and emersed in their learning experiences.  

We are seeking an individual with specialist expertise and knowledge of dyslexia and specific learning differences with experience of working with both international and home students. You will be enthused by the prospect of being able to affect real institutional change and will:

  • Work in partnership with our academic communities to create teaching and learning strategies that enable our diverse student groups to succeed within our specialist art and design context.
  • Work within a multi-disciplinary team to enhance and further improve the experience of students with SpLDs and disabilities.
  • Develop innovative methods of providing support to student with SpLDs, and embed best accessible practice within curriculum delivery to benefit all learners

You will hold a degree or equivalent, together with a recognised professional qualification in specific learning difficulties and be a qualified dyslexia tutor, with a background in higher or further education. You will be passionate about developing inclusive teaching and learning practice and will possess the skills to positively influence change.

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

Contact Maggie Stephenson (Disability Services Manager) Maggie.Stephenson@uca.ac.uk  for an informal conversation regarding the role.

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) aims to be a welcoming and inclusive University that is truly representative of all sections of society. We particularly encourage applications from people from minoritised ethnic groups and people with disabilities who are currently under-represented within the University.

Please note UCA may close a vacancy early in the event of high numbers of applications being received.

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