specialist one-to-one study skills tutor - chester

30 July 2018
steph eardley, randstad student support
job type
£ 27 - £ 29 per hour, 28 days holiday pro rata
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chester, north west
student support
job type
working hours
£ 27 - £ 29 per hour, 28 days holiday pro rata
reference number
steph eardley, randstad student support
0161 247 8800
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job description

Are you looking for new opportunities and challenges? Do you want to make a difference to people's lives? Do you want to help university students to realise their full potential?

We are looking for people with a background in SpLD and ASD support who can work with students at the University of Chester, with the possibility to work across the full North West region. In this role you will work with students on a one-to-one basis, helping them to develop their study skills and create their own learning strategies within higher education. Ultimately, your work with the students will allow them to create a better future for themselves.

We are looking for the right individuals to support our students and really make a difference. The role is set to start September 2018.


* Flexible working hours on a part-time basis - you can chose your own hours
* A competitive hourly pay rate plus additional benefits, e.g. holiday pay

* Working for the UK's leading provider - you're in safe hands
* Interacting directly with students - YOU help them to achieve their goals


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

* Building skills to help manage Spld-related disabilities
* Help with researching, structuring and reviewing assignments
* Building skills in time management, organisation and independent learning
* Supporting students to build their own independence

You 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.


You MUST hold a professional membership with one of the following:

* Professional Association for Teachers and Assessors (PATOSS)
* British Dyslexia Association (BDA)
* Dyslexia Guild
* The Association of Dyslexia Specialists in Higher Education (ADSHE)

Further skills/requirements include:

* Ability to identify ways of helping students to build on their learning strengths whilst maintaining a confidential and professional working relationship
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Accurate spelling and grammar
* Punctuality and reliability

If you believe that you meet the requirements above and are interested in this rewarding part time role supporting students in Higher Education…we want to talk to you.

With you on board we can really help our students have a better future.

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.


counselling,in-depth knowledge of specific disability,one-to-one support,previous experience dealing with students with learning disabilities,understanding of demands of study,working with students



educational requirements

bachelors degree