one to one study skills tutor in edinburgh

24 July 2018
kris hosking, randstad student support
job type
£ 27 per hour
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edinburgh, scotland
student support
job type
working hours
£ 27 per hour
reference number
kris hosking, randstad student support
0161 200 1930
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job description

Do you enjoy working with students at University and love working in the vibrant city of Edinburgh? We are looking for one to one study skills tutors to work with disabled students at the Open University and University of Edinburgh.

As a Specialist One to One Study Skills Tutor you would be empowering students on a one to one basis through a strategy based learning to become independent learners.

Your experience to enable these students to succeed is vital.

You will enjoy the following benefits:

* Working just 10 minutes from central Edinburgh and close to the train stations connecting the north
* Ongoing training and professional development with our accredited in-house Learning.
* Flexible working hours, tailored to you and your schedule
* Competitive Rates of Pay £25 - £27 per hour
* Dedicated Consultant and point of contact
* Holiday Pay pro-rata (28 days)

* Refer a friend scheme

We are looking for Specialist One to One Study Skills Tutors who care about helping students who require this support:

Key Responsibilities:

* Developing and introducing strategies that are non-subject specific support strategies including time management and organisation to aid the student to get on top of their schedule enabling them to achieve a healthy work-life balance.
* Working closely with individual students to develop their own strategies for essay writing skills, exam preparation and overall academic performance
* Understanding professional boundaries, with the student not acting as a counsellor or mental health advocate.
* Effectively managing your own caseload and booking of your sessions.
* Updating student attendance after sessions via the OPUS online system.

Requirements for the role:

Membership of one of the below bodies;

* PATOSS - full membership
* BDA - full membership
* ADSHE - full membership
* Dyslexia Guild - full, fellow or associate membership

Desirable Qualifications:

Autism / Asperger's Qualifications of one of the below;

* All NAS core autism online training modules
* Holds a PG Certificate in Autism / PG Certificate in Aspergers

If you have a driving ambition to be the change in these student's lives then apply online today. If you are successful we will arrange a telephone interview where we would inform you of the call whether you have passed the interview, then we take you through the registration process. The registration process varies between 2 weeks - 6 weeks, which include naming a few: documents; contract signing; minimum 2 referees.

If you have any questions or are interested in this role then please contact Kris Hosking on 0161 200 1930. We look forward to hearing from you.

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


delivery of non-subject specific learning strategies,empathy,good written communication,grammar,in-depth knowledge of specific disability,managing case-loads,one-to-one support,organisation,presentation,previous experience dealing with students with learning disabilities,time management,understanding of demands of study,working with students,written communication



educational requirements

ADSHE (professional membership),BDA (full professi