Specialist Study Skills Lecturer

Birmingham, London, Manchester

Specialist Study Skills Lecturer

London OR Birmingham OR Manchester QA Higher Education

Are you an experienced FE or HE Specialist Study Skills Lecturer, looking for a permanent role within a dynamic organisation where you can be proud and feel rewarded watching our students succeed? 

We have an exciting opportunity to be part of our growing and expanding campus. We are student centric and very passionate about our contribution to our students future ………come join us!

Your focus: As a Specialist Study Skills Lecturer, you will be working within the Academic Community of Excellence (ACE) team to provide specialist study skills support to learners with a range of neurodiverse profiles. These may include dyslexia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia, attention deficit disorder as well as other possible disabilities such as mental health issues, are on the autistic spectrum.

You will be delivering effective online & F2F teaching, learning and support to learners enabling them to achieve their aspirations and goals. This will involve evidencing progression against targets set in negotiation with the learner to meet, and continue to meet, their individual needs…… your knowledge, powering each students potential.   

Please note that some travel will be required

Role Overview

Support and teach study skills strategies to learners with SpLDs on a wide range of programmes and subject areas

Deliver effective and engaging teaching, learning and support to meet the needs of the learner with SpLDs and to develop their skills enabling them to take responsibility for their own learning

Plan and deliver tutorials and drop-in sessions, using appropriate multi-sensory strategies to facilitate independent learning and tailored support (both virtual and face to face)

Plan, prepare and deliver study skills strategy workshops to students with SpLDs (face-to-face and virtual)

Develop learning support and specialist skills materials and resources (face-to-face and online) and maintain them on the Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs)

Deliver learning and evidence progression to meet the targets set for the learner to enable learners to meet or exceed their goals

Create individual support plans tailored to learner’s individual needs considering results of initial & diagnostic assessments

Regularly review individual support plans with students to ensure needs are still being met and adapt accordingly

Complete detailed documentation to evidence the need for Learning Support Funding

Bring your experience: Applicants will hold a degree or equivalent, relevant teaching qualification, OCR qualification or equivalent in SpLD support at Level 7 and hold and maintain a membership of a DSA-QAG’s recognised professional body such as PATOSS, BDA, ADSHE or Dyslexia Guild

What we can give you:

Access to free QA training courses to continue your personal development 

Time off to support the charities you love 

Chance to work with like-minded educational enthusiasts; able to share and learn delivery best practice and industry leading knowledge 

Receive specialist coaching and support from your education leaders 

A little more about QA:

Students preparing for undergraduate study. Working professionals looking to specialise in their field. Career changers. Everyone should be given access to outstanding higher education and our aim at QA is to make that possible.

We work with our partner universities to offer courses ranging from foundation programmes to postgraduate degrees covering subject areas including Accountancy, Business, Computing, Cyber, Digital Marketing, Events Management, Project Management and Web Development and delivered in city centre locations. 

Apply now – here’s how!  

Simply hit the apply button. But if you want to know more or have any questions please contact Michaela on 01753 898671.

Equal Opportunities

At QA, our mission is to help everyone find their place in the world. This means we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone’s place.