Specialist Study Skills Support Worker (SpLD/Dyslexia)

Zoek Pin St Andrews, Fife, Scotland

£26 - £28/hour 28 days holiday pro rata

Temporary (Full time)

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Are you looking for a new challenge with an opportunity to support students through their university career?

We are looking for dedicated and experienced tutors with a background in supporting students with SpLD to support students studying at St Andrews University.

You will work with students on a one-to-one basis to develop students' skills and independent learning, tailoring support to a student's individual needs, setting clear goals to support students to achieve academic success.


Flexible working hours - you choose your own hours
28 days holiday pay pro rata - perfect for the summer holidays and Christmas breaks
£26-28 per hour - you will receive this rate, plus your benefits
Working for the UK's leading provider - you're in safe hands
Interacting directly with students - YOU help them to achieve their goalsResponsibilities:

Providing individual support to students with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD). You will help your students with:

Provide individual support to students with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
Support students in time management, assignment planning, research and comprehension skills, etc.
Set clear aims and objectives with students and support students to meet these
Work closely with Randstad to ensure any concerns are addressed in a timely manner
Act professionally and in a confidential manner within your role at all timesYou will work closely with Randstad regarding the needs of individual students, and to ensure that any concerns are addressed in a timely manner. You will be expected to act professionally and maintain confidentiality within your role at all times, sharing all relevant information with Randstad to ensure the best possible service to your students.


As this is a specialist role, you must hold a professional membership with one of the following organisations OR have extensive relevant experience in a similar role.

Professional Association for Teachers and Assessors (PATOSS)
British Dyslexia Association (BDA)
Dyslexia Guild
The Association of Dyslexia Specialists in Higher Education (ADSHE)To support students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) you must hold a degree and a teaching qualification with comprehensive training in adult autism.

Further skills/requirements include:

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to identify ways of helping students to build on their learning strengths whilst maintaining a confidential and professional working relationship
Accurate spelling and grammar skills
Punctuality and reliability
Ideally you will have experience in working with specific learning difficulties individuals in higher or further education

If you want to make a difference and help individuals reach their full potential around your schedule, then apply today!

Randstad Student & Worker Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Student & Worker Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone

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