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    Specialist Study and Strategy Skills Tutor, Loughborough University

    19 August, 2021 - 09:24 -- jtrisnan

    Student Wellbeing and Inclusivity is looking for Specialist Study Skills and Strategy Support tutor to provide 1:1 support to students with a range of neurodiverse profiles including dyslexia, dyspraxia, AD(H)D and ASC.

    The successful applicant will provide individualised 1:1 holistic teaching support tailored to enhance and develop the student’s academic achievements whilst developing lifelong skills and strategies, based on the student’s individual prolife.

    They will be an excellent communicator with the ability to work independently whilst also contributing to the professional discourse within the Study Skills and Strategy Support team.  They will have full membership of one of the DSA-QAG’s stated professional bodies and a commitment to the Social Model of disability.

    The service currently operates a hybrid support model and therefore we welcome applications from candidates interested in home working.

    Further details can be found here

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    SpLD Assessors - Lexxic

    19 August, 2021 - 09:17 -- jtrisnan

     

    About Lexxic 

     

    Lexxic are leaders in empowering neurodiversity in the workplace. A specialist psychological consultancy, we believe all minds belong. So, it is our mission to inspire a working world that supports and values the talents of neurodiverse minds, empowering individuals to be their best selves at work and in Higher Education.  

    We partner with organisations and HE institutions to make a positive difference by delivering assessments and support services to neurodiverse individuals. 

    Our team of assessors support these organisations to develop environments where neurodiversity can flourish, supporting individuals who have Dyslexia, Dyspraxia (DCD), Dyscalculia, Autism Spectrum Conditions and ADHD. 

    As part of our next stage of growth, Lexxic is excited to have a partnership between psychologists and SpLD assessors, we believe a first in the field.  We are recruiting APC holders to deliver diagnostic assessments for dyslexia, DCD (Dyspraxia) and ADHD, and possibly dyscalculia (dependent on experience with this). We are flexible in terms of associate/employed work and part-time/full-time work. We also offer ongoing support and training on assessments, so please apply if interested.

      

    The ideal candidate will have:

    -A current Assessment Practising Certificate, preferably with at least one renewal
    -Experience in conducting specialist diagnostic assessments in line with SASC guidance with knowledge of appropriate recommendations for examination adjustments in Higher Education.  An advantage would be to have knowledge of current JCQ regulations for examination access arrangements
    -Confidence, experience and a passion for supporting individuals who are neurodiverse
    -An understanding of how to support and improve the skills of neurodiverse individuals
    -A keen desire to extend their knowledge and widen their experience
    -Excellent ‘people’ skills; qualities of empathy and patience
    -Excellent attention to detail and proofreading skills
    How to apply: Please send your CV and a one-page cover letter explaining why you are suitable for the opportunity. Please send this to Cise Kilic, Head of Psychological Services, jobs@lexxic.com
    End date: ongoing opportunity but assessors needed asap

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    SpLD Study Skills Tutors

    10 August, 2021 - 14:32 -- jtrisnan
    Diversity and Ability is an award-winning disabled-led social enterprise paving the way for a future where everyone is welcomed and included. We are a vibrant,disabled-led community of people with a celebratory model of disability at the forefront of everything we do. If you'd like to be part of our mission, we'd love to hear from you.
    You can find out more on the vacancy page of our website and are asking people to apply by emailing a CV along with a bit about your experience and why you'd like to join us as an SpLD study skills tutor to jointheteam@diversityandability.com
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    Specialist NMH Tutor/Mentor, University of Surrey, Guildford

    3 August, 2021 - 08:58 -- jtrisnan

    The Disability and Neurodiversity team at the University of Surrey has a part-time vacancy for a qualified and experienced person who can deliver Study Skills Tuition and/or Specialist Mentoring support to students on a regular one-to-one basis. In a typical 7.2-hour day you would meet with five students, with the remaining time being used for follow up administration daily, and attending a Non Medical Helper (NMH) team meeting weekly. 

    The vacancy is for two days per week during term-time (0.29 FTE).

    Closing date 22 August 2021.  Please contact Catherine Lowe at c.a.lowe@surrey.ac.uk with any queries or if you would like to arrange a chat.

    For further details click here

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    Free Webinar - ‘Young Gifted and 'Dis'...abled‘ as part of our ‘How Much Do Black Lives Matter’ series – Tuesday, 27th July, at 6.00 pm – 7.30 pm.

    20 July, 2021 - 12:36 -- jtrisnan

    Coventry BME staff Network would like to invite you to join us for our next event, ‘Young Gifted and 'Dis'...abled‘ as part of our ‘How Much Do Black Lives Matter’ series – Part 7 on Tuesday, 27th July, at 6.00 pm – 7.30 pm

    You can register by clicking on ‘Click Here’ on the PDF flyer attached or via this link - Register in advance for this webinar:  coventry-ac-uk.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8pb8hGlASXapAYZ4DLp7Vg  /  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.  
     

    This event will include:
     

    • An insight into the life of a young woman who is living with a chronic illness, and the additional challenges she faces having a disability, whilst Black!
    • A talk on the acute educational inequalities experienced by Black children and young people with 'hidden' disabilities.
    • A presentation from a student Occupational Therapist on their experiences of Higher Education and how being a Black professional and leader will positively impact the care and support needs of Black patients and families.

      We welcome anyone who is interested in attending this event, as we expect that there will be elements that will resonate with many of you on a topic that is so important, but often overlooked or side-lined.  We particularly would like to encourage people who are working or training to work in the health and caring professions and sector.

     

    So please share details of this event and invite everyone to come a long and listen, support, discuss and learn.

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    Disability Adviser Vacancy at Kingston University

    13 July, 2021 - 16:25 -- jtrisnan

    Kingston University are currently recruiting a Disability Adviser to work in a team alongside 4 existing Mental Health Advisers and 2 Disability Advisers. This is a full-time, permanent post, welcome applications and queries from anyone who is interested.

    Salary: £34 295 to £38 274

    Closing Date: Sunday 25 July 2021
     

    For more information and to apply please click here. Queries can be addressed to me on Elliott.reed@kingston.ac.uk

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