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Specialist One to One Study Skills and Strategy Support

Salary: - £34 per hour

Location: Hampshire / Dorset / Somerset

Closing date: 30 October 2019

Description:

Location: Hampshire, Dorset & Somerset

Salary: Circa £34 per hour

Employment status: Freelance/Self-employed Consultant

Amano offer you:

  • A rewarding and flexible role
  • Face-to-face support from a professional and friendly team
  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive CPD
  • Innovative, easy-to-use Amano App.

Amano Student Support

Amano is a DSA-QAG accredited and certified Disabled Students Allowance Non-Medical Help Provider offering academic student support across the South West. For 8 years our reputation has been built on a professional, reliable and friendly approach to student support.

To meet the increasing demand for specialist support we are expanding our team of support consultants.

The Amano approach gives:

  • Student focussed support
  • Academic support towards goals and aspirations
  • Hassle-free arrangements
  • Student choice and empowerment
  • Flexibility in delivery
  • Adaptable support for changing needs

 

The Role

As an Amano Study Skills Consultant (SpLD) you will:

  • Provide effective support to students in a higher education setting
  • Work with individuals who may face barriers to learning due to SpLD
  • Address the issues which some students might have in acquiring, recalling and retaining information in written and spoken language
  • Address issues associated with memory, organisational, attention and numeracy difficulties
  • Work with your student to identify strategies to help address barriers
  • Provide support that is student specific and could include activities such as study strategies, time management, structuring reports and essays, proof-reading techniques, and research strategies
  • Work to enhance your student’s skills and to develop independent learning
  • Be responsible for organising sessions with your assigned students
  • Offer support on campus, in-home, or remotely as agreed with your student
  • Be required to complete Amano administration promptly and accurately
  • Follow Amano safeguarding, health and safety, lone working, and professional and personal boundaries policies.

The Skills Required

As an Amano Study Skills Consultant (SpLD) you will:

  • Have experience of working with students and/or people with specific learning difficulties
  • Be able to assess a student’s needs and with them establish an appropriate Individual Support Plan
  • Understand the needs, objectives, and constraints of others, but also have an awareness of student’s strengths
  • Have an understanding of the particular demands of study in higher education
  • Be able to clearly assess when a referral or ‘signpost’ to another service is required
  • Ideally have a good working knowledge of assistive technologies (AT) and related AT study skills strategies
  • Have the ability to plan, prioritise and organise your own workload
  • Have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Have good competency in using mobile IT
  • Be proactive in maintaining your CPD.

Essential Qualifications and Training:

You must have current professional membership of one of the following organisations:

  • PATOSS (full or associate membership)
  • BDA (full professional membership)
  • ADSHE (professional membership)
  • Dyslexia Guild (member, associate or fellow membership)

For further information about Amano please visit our website www.amanosupport.com

Candidates are invited to apply by way of CV to dsa@amanotech.com. Please outline your availability and the locations / HEI’s in which you are prepared to work.

Closing date: 30th October 2019