Specific Learning Differences Specialist

Recruiter
Blackpool and The Fylde College
Location
Blackpool
Salary
33779.00 GBP Annual
Posted
08 Mar 2017
Closes
21 Mar 2017
Category
Education
Function
Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Student Support and Wellbeing are looking to recruit a Disability Specialist to provide a proactive, cohesive and integral focus for driving the delivery of a broad range of disabled students support entitlements. Including but not restricted to Specific Learning Differences (SpLD) Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia and specialist advice to further improve the retention and progression of students. The post holder will contribute to the developing of the ALS as a service, as well as work with the wider on projects and activities from the perspective of supporting the needs of disabled students. This will include developing resources and guidance information and contributing to staff development. Through the provision of these services, the post holder contributes to a positive student experience.

You will have knowledge and experience of the barriers that may need to be removed in order for students to foster independent learning and contribute to students fulfilling their educational potential. Advise on reasonable adjustments and where necessary, sharing expertise, offering training and contributing to an inclusive learning and teaching environment to develop and promote best practice in holistic approaches to SpLD services.

Familiarity with relevant disability equality legislation and codes of practice will be vital to this role. The post requires you to have and maintain appropriate professional membership to provide professional support to students with Specific Learning Difficulties including DSA funded support under our registration with DSA-QAG.