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DSA Student Mentor – East Midlands and Yorkshire


Hours: Casual role
Closing date: Tuesday, 3rd December 2019

We are looking for individuals with an undergraduate degree or equivalent who also have a teaching qualification. The individuals should have a commitment to their own continuing professional development and have an interest in working with people with an autism spectrum condition.

Hours: 0 hours per week

Salary: £12.31 per hour

Our head office is located in Creswell, Nottinghamshire, but we are looking for mentors to work across Leicester, Lincoln, Nottingham, York, and Sheffield.

We require specialist tutors to offer one to one support and specialist mentoring in Study Skills to students with an autistic spectrum condition and that have Study Skills support recommended in their Disabled Student’s Allowance (DSA) package. This is to encourage independence in learning and promote an exceptional student experience. The support offered is student-centred and designed around individual academic needs.

Your role will be to support student mentees in developing communication and social interaction skills with peers, course tutors and other staff and to support them at critical times such as transition to higher education, assessment periods and other times of high demand or pressure.

Autism East Midlands is an equal opportunities employer; please note we welcome applications from anyone interested in this or any of our other positions which can be found on our website.

To apply please send your completed application form to us at recruitment@autismeastmidlands.org.uk.

Closing date: 3rd December 2019 at 12noon.

Interview date: To be confirmed.

Please note successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check at a cost to the individual.

Autism East Midlands is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Registered Charity Number 517954.

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