Nottingham College

Dyslexia Support Specialist

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£28,281.00 - £35,500.00 per annum (pro rata for part time)
07 Oct 2021
14 Oct 2021
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Part Time


  • Kia Car Scheme
  • Annual Travel Passes Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to the Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Access to Additional Annual Leave
  • Discounts
  • Access to NUS/TOTUM Discount
  • Employee Assistance Helpline


  • Varied Nottingham College Campuses

Supporting documents

Contract: 30 hours per week term time only

We are seeking to appoint a qualified Dyslexia Support Specialist with experience of assessing and supporting learners 16-18, HE and Apprentices.

The successful candidate will hold Level 7 SpLD (Dyslexia) qualification and have the ability to manage their own case load and work to deadlines. They will work with curriculum areas and individuals to ensure students who are dyslexic and/or present with other literacy difficulties, have equal access to the curriculum and college life in general.

This position requires excellent communication skills with the ability to support and direct learners in using different strategies and assistive technology for use within the classroom and self study. The role will also include providing advise and CPD to tutors around differentiating classroom activities to create an inclusive classroom for all.

The post will be shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria at application stage from the person specification. Please ensure that you have a look at this specification attached to the Role Profile and complete your application directly from this, as these specifications are an integral part of the selection process.

For further details on this post which the job description and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Margaret Lane on 07973827185 or email

Interviews/assessments are planned for 22nd October 2021

Our values mean we work together, as One Team. As One Team in our commitment to creating an inclusive environment, promoting inclusivity and respect with a culture that supports our college community of staff and students to achieve their full potential and celebrate all aspects of diversity. Achieving our aim to be an employer of choice will be through striving to lead an environment that is free from discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation.

We believe that a diverse workforce leads to an organisation that is more innovative, more creative and gets better results. We want our workforce to represent the diversity of the people and communities that we serve. We also want our workplace to be one where different experiences, expertise and perspectives are valued and where everyone is encouraged to grow and develop. We are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that successful candidates may need.

Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.