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Disability Coordinator

Royal Academy of Dramatic Art - Student Wellbeing

Location: London
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 pro rata, per annum
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 7th December 2022
Closes: 6th January 2023

0.8 FTE (4 days per week)

12 months fixed term

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join RADA’s dedicated Student Wellbeing team in a new post focused on providing specialist support for students with disabilities and specific learning differences (SpLDs), in addition to general advice to the wider student population. As part of a team of professional support staff, the postholder with work closely with the Head of Student Wellbeing, Depty Registrar (Admissions and Student Services) and the Access and Participation Team to provide effective and integrated services to students and specialist advice to teaching staff. The post is offered at 0.8 FTE, with some flexibility in the days and hours worked.

RADA’s diverse student population includes a significant proportion of students with disabilities and additional learning needs. The Disability Coordinator will assist students with Disabled Student Allowance applications and coordinate non-medical helpers, such as BSL interpretors, note takers, specialist mentors and study skills tutors. They will also work closely with Course Directors and other academic staff to identify and implement reasonable adjustments to RADA’s intensive training acivities and to build accessible and inclusive learning environments.

The role sits within the Student and Academic Services department and will work with the team to support the wider student experience through the provision of advice and pastoral support, signposting information and referring students to other internal and external services as required. We are seeking a friendly and approachable individual, with excellent communication skills, capable of building strong working relationships. The post is initially offered on a 12 month fixed term basis with the potential to extend to a longer term appointment.

We are very interested in hearing from Black, Asian, and Global Majority candidates as well as candidates who identify as disabled. RADA is embarking on a journey to become an anti-racist institution and is committed to supporting candidates in their positions, ensuring that the workplace is safe and inclusive for all. If you require any support to be able to take part in the interview process, please let us know when you apply and we will ensure our interview process is accessible for you.

About Us

The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) offers world-leading training in acting and theatre production disciplines, inspiring students to experience the transformative possibilities of stage and screen. As award-winners and leaders in their fields – as actors, directors, writers, producers, lighting, sound and costume designers, prop makers, scenic artists, stage managers and production managers – our diverse student and graduate body make a significant contribution to the creative industries globally.

How to apply

In order to apply, please submit a comprehensive CV along with a covering letter which sets out your interest in the role and describes the aspects of your experience relevant to the required criteria to Apply here

Closing date for applications: Friday 6 January 2023 at 5pm

Interviewing date: w/c 23 January 2023

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If you have any questions, please contact:

Vinodini Krishnan
HR Administrator
hrapplications@rada.ac.uk
+44 (0)20 7908 4895

The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art is dedicated to Equal Opportunities in employment and seeks to achieve diversity amongst its staff to reflect the community it serves.

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