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Dyslexia Adviser - Part Time

Salary range: £30,942 to £32,817 per annum pro-rata,£9,649 to £10,233 per annum, plus holiday pay element. Permanent, 15 hours per week, 40 weeks per annum,focused around the University semester pattern
Part Time

Students, Support and Information Services

Working within a network of multidisciplinary teams this rewarding role contributes in supporting our students to achieve their goals.

The Dyslexia Adviser provides information, advice and guidance to current and prospective students with a range of specific learning difficulties. This includes offering an initial meeting and/or screening appointment to current students or offer-holders with possible or confirmed specific learning difficulties e.g. dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD; plus assistance with the Disabled Students'' Allowances application process.

The Adviser will also evaluate and arrange adjustments for students in order to support them to participate fully in academic life and meet their potential.

An additional facet to the role is responsibility for the delivery of high quality, one-to-one study skills tuition to students in order to encourage independent learning and facilitate academic progress.

It’s essential you have relevant experience and professional qualifications and are familiar with current issues regarding support for students with dyslexia/specific learning difficulties in higher education.

With some flexibility on working days and hours the post will be located at least one day each week at our Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Patricia Montaldo, Lead Dyslexia Advisor via telephone on 01243 812076.

The University of Chichester embraces all forms of diversity and aspires to be a fully inclusive and representative employer and so we encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people.

Closing Date: Thursday 14 October 2021 (midnight) Interview Date: Friday 22 October 2021