Overview

1:1 Study Skills Tutor (SpLD/ASC) Job at Onyx Support – Nottingham

Onyx Support are looking for a Study Skills Tutor who is enthusiastic and committed to their role. The candidate should have experience of working with individuals with Dyslexia. You will be working within the Universities and Further Education Colleges that Onyx Support work in partnership with. Your role will include supporting students following the requirements highlighted in the assessments and creating a detailed Individual Learning Plan (ILP). You will ensure a high quality, positive service is provided which focuses on removing barriers that prevent students from participating in higher and further education.

To be considered for this position you must be highly motivated and have experience managing a case load. You must encourage students to take responsibility for their own learning and to develop their skills as far as possible. You will provide expertise in the area of study to help students to develop their learning strategies.

Candidates who are able to provide support demonstrating a client-centred approach would be ideal for this role. If you enjoy working with people to make a real difference, have excellent communication skills and you are able to adapt your support style to meet the needs of the client, we believe this is the ideal career for you!

For more information please see www.onyxstudents.com

What we can offer:

  • £25 per hour
  • On-going support, training and development opportunities

Experience / Memberships

All staff must be education to higher education level.

For SpLD Study Skills Tutoring, all staff must have professional membership of one of the following:

PATOSS

Full or Associate Membership

BDA

Full Professional Membership

ADSHE

Professional membership

Dyslexia Guild

Associate Member (ADG)

Associate Member (ADG/FE/HE)

Member (MDG)

Fellow (FDG)

For ASC Study Skills Tutoring, you must:

1.Holds any degree

AND

a teaching qualification (see below)

AND

Comprehensive training in adult autism. (item 1 and item 2a or 2b from Column C)

OR

2. Holds a relevant degree

AND

a teaching qualification (Column B).

AND

National Autistic Society (NAS) Autism and Girls on line course

Note: A relevant degree must contain a substantial autism component. This will be checked at audit.

OR

3. Holds a Post Graduate Certificate (PGC) in Autism or Asperger’s or Critical Disability Studies focusing on autism

AND

a teaching qualification (Column B)

AND

National Autistic Society (NAS) Autism and Girls on line course

OR

4 .Holds a Master of Arts, Master of Education or Doctorate (MA /MEd/PhD) in Education (Autism or Special Educational Needs and Disability or Critical Disability Studies focussing on autism)

AND

a teaching qualification (Column B)

AND

National Autistic Society (NAS) Autism and Girls on line course

Note 1: Additionally we expect ALL practitioners to undertake 10 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) each year and keep a record of this for audit. CPD–should be autism related, teaching, HE and so forth.

Note 2: CPD is automatically thought of as formal training but professional development can include a wide range of activities. While attending lectures, conferences and courses remains a key aspect it is important to realise that the majority of learning comes from experience day-to-day. The following list of CPD activities is not exhaustive, but it will provide you with some idea of the types of activity that support workers can undertake which will contribute to their CPD.

  • Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA) or higher.
  • Certificate of Education (Cert Ed)
  • Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (DELTA) Level 7
  • Diploma in teaching in the lifelong learning sector(DTTLS)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education(PGCE/PgCert.ED)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in Primary Education
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) Post Primary education
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education(PGCHE)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice(PGCAP)
  • Postgraduate Certificates in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
  • Qualified Teacher Learning & Skills(QTLS)
  • Diploma in Education & Training (DET)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (PGCTLHE)
  • Associate Membership of the British Dyslexia Association (AMBDA)
  • Associate Membership of the Dyslexia Guild(ADG)
  • PgCert/PgDip/MA Specific Learning Difficulties(SpLD)

National Autistic Society (NAS) Autism and Girls on line course Learners will receive a certificate ofcompletion.2.a) National Autistic Society (NAS) one-day face to face course in Autism and SPELL in Higher Education. This can be by individual attendance at an NAS organised course, or by attendance at an in-house course delivered by NAS tutors.

AND

National Autistic Society (NAS) Autism and Girls on line course if not taken as part of 1 above

OR

2. b) In-house, or other accredited training, at an HE institution or elsewhere, and accredited to at least CPD level, which must include autism in HE as its lead subject. All training should be delivered by an appropriately qualified trainer (a qualified trainer from a recognised organisation/charity, or a trainer who can demonstrate a relevant qualification in autism)which results in a certificate of attendance.

AND

National Autistic Society (NAS)Autism and Girls on line course if not taken as part of 1 above Note 3: The in-house autism training provided by Clear Links and Spectrum First/Spectrum First Education is acceptable under item 2b above but may not be publicly available. Autism training provided by the National Association of Disability Practitioners (NADP)‘Working Effectively with Autistic University Students’ which is likely to be available from November 2019 will be acceptable under item 2b above

National Autistic Society (NAS) Autism and Girls on line course Learners will receive a certificate of completion.

2.a) National Autistic Society (NAS) one-day face to face course in Autism and SPELL in Higher Education. This can be by individual attendance at an NAS organised course, or by attendance at an in-house course delivered by NAS tutors. AND National Autistic Society (NAS) Autism and Girls on line course if not taken as part of 1 above

OR

2. b) In-house, or other accredited training, at an HE institution or elsewhere, and accredited to at least CPD level, which must include autism in HE as its lead subject. All training should be delivered by an appropriately qualified trainer (a qualified trainer from a recognised organisation/charity, or a trainer who can demonstrate a relevant qualification in autism) which results in a certificate of attendance.

AND

National Autistic Society (NAS) Autism and Girls on line course if not taken as part of 1 above

Note 3: The in-house autism training provided by Clear Links and Spectrum First/Spectrum First Education is acceptable under item 2b above but may not be publicly available. Autism training provided by the National Association of Disability Practitioners (NADP)‘Working Effectively with Autistic University Students’ which is likely to be available from November 2019 will be acceptable under item 2b above

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Salary: £25.00 per day

Education:

Work remotely:

About the Company

Company: Onyx Support –

Company Location:  Nottingham

Estimated Salary:

About Onyx Support -