Job | Temporary

Specialist Dyslexia Support Tutor – Academic (Register)

Belfast Metropolitan College

Other
£22,609 - £32,778 (pro rata)
The role of Specialist Dyslexia Support Tutor (Academic) is to assess and support students with specific learning difficulties (dyslexia) and/or students with learning difficulties to access and progress within Further Education.

Belfast Met is the largest and longest established further and higher education college in Northern Ireland. We offer a broad range of innovative, high quality, economically relevant provision.

Our modern, award-winning estate spans the length and breadth of the city of Belfast and comprises four main campuses – Titanic Quarter, Millfield, Springvale and Castlereagh – as well as a range of smaller outreach centres, including the new community hub at Girdwood.

We attract over 37,000 enrolments per year and continually adapt and develop our curriculum to keep pace with shifting economic and skills demands. In addition to equipping the city of Belfast and beyond with the skills for work, we are also a £60 million business in our own right. We provide employment to over 1,000 people and procure around £7 million of goods and services per year.

We are currently seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for Dyslexia Support Tutor – Academic (Register).

The post holder will assess and support students with specific learning difficulties (dyslexia) and/or students with learning difficulties to access and progress within Further Education.

Rate of pay: Salary for Lecturing Posts: £22,609 - £32,778 (pro rata)

 

What you need:

Qualifications / Experience

  • Be qualified in accordance with DEL Circular FE01/12 to teach in an Institution of Further Education. (Please refer to the circular, a copy of which is included for your information in this application pack, that outlines the minimum qualifications required to teach in Further Education and demonstrate how you meet this, highlighting relevant qualifications including Degree, Maths and English at GCSE Grade C or higher, or equivalent
  • Hold a teaching qualification recognised by the Department for Employment and Learning for teaching in further education
  • Hold a relevant specialist dyslexia qualification in the assessment of students with SpLD (Dyslexia) e.g. OCR L7 Diploma in SpLD including a practising certificate
  • Recent experience of assessment within post primary setting
  • Experience of the range of appropriate assessment procedures, tests for post primary students with SpLD

Knowledge

  • Up-to-date knowledge of JCQ Access Regulations
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of co-occurring disabilities including for e.g. Mental Health, ADHD and Autism

Competencies

The competencies required for effective performance in the post are:

  • Specialist Knowledge
  • Planning, Prioritising and Organising
  • ICT Literacy
  • Team Working
  • Relationship Management
  • Communication and Personal Impact.

This position will be engaged on a temporary ad-hoc basis, under Agreement for Services provision.

Come to our Open Day at our Millfield Campus on Friday, 20 April 2018 between 2pm-5pm to learn more about this opportunity (see attached flyer).

Closing date is 12:00 noon on Wednesday 25 April 2018

Closing Date

Wednesday / 25 April 2018 12:00pm
12:00pm

Contact Details

If you have any queries please contact HR.

HR Department
Castlereagh Campus, Montgomery Road
Belfast
BT6 9JD
United Kingdom

More Information

Come to our Open Day at our Millfield Campus on Friday, 20 April 2018 between 2pm-5pm to learn more about this opportunity (see attached flyer).

More information on this post and application form is available on Belfast Met’s website using our online recruitment portal or using the link below.

Files

A4 Supported Learning Open Day.pdf Candidate Brief Document CILD April 2018.pdf