Dyslex­ia Sup­port Specialist

JOB BENEFITS

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

JOB LOCATIONS

Adams Building
Stoney Street, Nottingham, NG1 1NG

Stapleford
Church Street, Stapleford, Nottingham, NG9 8GA

Basford
664 Nuthall Road, Basford, Nottingham, NG8 6AQ

City Hub
111 Canal Street, Nottingham, NG1 7HB

High Pavement Sixth Form
Chaucer Street, Nottingham, NG1 5LP

Highfields
Jesse Boot Avenue, Science Park, University Boulevard, Nottingham, NG7 2RU

London Road
London Road, Nottingham, NG2 3DX

Ruddington
Ruddington Fields Business Park, Ruddington, Nottingham, NG11 6JZ

Supporting documents

Contract: 37 hours per week

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 advice 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 Margaret.lane@nottinghamcollege.ac.uk.

Interviews/assessments are planned for 25th July 2022

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.