HE Support Team Leader (Maternity Cover)
37 hours per week, fixed term (maternity cover).
This is an exciting time for University Centre Reaseheath as our Higher Education programmes continue to grow and develop. Our HE Support Team (HEST) deliver bespoke in-house support for our students, allowing each and every one to reach their full potential. HEST provides advice and assistance for students applying for the Disabled Students Allowance (DSA) for a range of learning and emotional needs as well as offering screening and DSA diagnostic assessments for a range of learning difficulties.
This is a fixed term maternity cover appointment. As the team leader for the HE Support Team, you will manage and co-ordinate the identification and provision of additional learning support for Higher Education students to ensure that learner needs are met. You will liaise with the disability team at the University of Chester and other external agencies and organisations, as well as curriculum staff and in-house support services. You will be responsible for line management of Learning Support Assistants and Specialist Tutor staff. You will act as the College point of contact for DSA to ensure that the college and students receive allocated and appropriate funding and will have opportunity to work directly with students providing specialist SpLD support and as such are required to hold an appropriate qualifications.
Good communication and team-working skills are essential for working within this tight-knit team.
Assessment centre date: TBC.
Please apply via the link.