Specialist Tutor

Loughborough University
February 29, 2024
Offerd Salary:£33966 to £44263
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Management and Specialist grade 6 from £33966 to £44263 per annum. Subject to annual pay award.

Job description

Student Services

We are currently expanding and are seeking committed and passionate Specialist Tutors to join our Disability, Access, and Learning Team.

Come and be part of a professional team committed to fostering an inclusive and supportive educational experience for disabled students, including those with long term health conditions, neurodiversity e.g. dyslexia and autism, physical and sensory disabilities and those experiencing mental health difficulties including neurodivergence.

Available roles:

1 post is 37 hours per week all year round 4 posts are 37 hours per week for 33 weeks during Term 1, Term 2 and Term 3 1 post is 14.5 hours per week over 2 days for 33 weeks during Term1, Term 2 and Term 3

Please see the University website here for Term dates

As a one-to-one specialist tutor:

  • You will help students with neurodivergent profiles achieve their potential.
  • You will work alongside students at all levels of study and across all disciplines to develop bespoke strategies for effective study at the university.
  • You will, in collaboration with the student, investigate the challenges they have, in areas such as academic writing, critical thinking, reading and researching, and time management, and consequently, support them in developing skills and strategies to mitigate them.
  • This support will be underpinned with helping and guiding your students to develop skills and strategies to become confident independent learners.
  • The students you will be supporting will often have co-occurring conditions therefore your caseload will call for an understanding of the range of neurodivergent areas such dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD and Autism alongside other physical and mental health conditions.
  • As a member of the Student Wellbeing and Inclusivity (SWAI) multidisciplinary team you will work collaboratively with colleagues to support students holistically.
  • You will be joining an experienced, well respected, and collaborative team of specialist tutors which will give you access to a range of CPD opportunities.
  • The University is committed to an equitable, diverse and inclusive environment – to create a community where both students and staff feel valued and are able to realise their full potential.
  • As part of our commitment to our Specialist Tutors we offer training and development opportunities for candidates who do not hold the mandatory qualifications.

    Our Benefits

    • Generous annual leave allowance up to 44 days (inclusive of Bank Holidays & University closure days) • Competitive pension schemes • A range of childcare support initiatives and benefits including childcare vouchers; on-site university nursery (with salary sacrifice scheme); and holiday play schemes • We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies • BUPA Cash Plan (100 scheme) • Employee Assistance Programme • Season ticket loan scheme • On campus parking with charging points for electric vehicles • Fantastic range of sports facilities and preferential membership packages available • Fantastic CPD, Linkedin learning and inclusive resources for development

    Informal enquiries should be directed to Jackie Hatfield, via email to [email protected] or by telephone to 01509 228911.

    Applications for Full-time, Part-time and Job share will be considered.

    Please state clearly on your application which post you would like to be considered for.

    For more information refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

    Closing Date: 29th February 24

    Interview Date: 20th, 21st & 22nd March 24

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