Hours: Your required hours of work are 40 hours per week. The business operations are Mon-Thurs, 9am – 9pm and Fri – Sun, 9am – 6pm
Location: London Campuses
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and student-centred Specialist Academic Skills Lecturer to provide a range of support activities in-person on campus and digitally via MS Teams.
The successful candidate will support the Programme Leader to deliver an embedded curriculum of English and Academic Skills in our programmes in collaboration with the different schools and departments, as well as 1-1 sessions, guest lectures, small group workshops, and webinars. The successful candidate will support home and international undergraduate and postgraduate students, especially those with specific learning differences and/or neurodivergences. They will also help to develop engaging resources that enhance students’ academic and study skills. Specific responsibilities will be agreed in line with the successful candidates’ skills set and experience.
The successful candidate must hold a professionally accredited approved SpLD teaching qualification, as well as the professional body membership outlined in the DfE mandatory qualification criteria (SpLD), which can be found here: https://www.practitioners.slc.co.uk/media/1762/ssin-0919-dsa-mandatory_qualifications_and_professional_body_membership_requirements.pdf
Regent College is proud to cater to students’ needs, offering sessions during the day and at alternative times, such as evenings and weekends. We would like to appoint lecturers who would be interested in working in the evenings and weekends too (rota). We are also happy to consider applicants who wish to work part-time or job share, subject to business requirements.
Specific duties and responsibilities
Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
- Planning and delivering an embedded curriculum of English and Academic Skills Support in collaboration with the different schools and departments across the college.
- Planning and delivering bespoke English and Academic Skills guest lectures across Regent’s portfolio, as per lecturers’ requests.
- Providing 1-1 guidance and support to diverse students, especially those with specific learning differences and/or neurodivergences and keeping track of students’ engagement and progress.
- Supporting students with specific learning differences to use specialist computer software/ assistive technology available.
- Planning and delivering high-quality English and Academic Skills workshops, webinars and presentations to students and staff (in-person and digitally).
- Supporting the Programme Leader to create resources and support materials with reasonable adjustments to provide additional study aids to students with specific learning differences and/or neurodivergences.
- Liaising with academics and other members of staff, where necessary, to ensure students receive appropriate on-going academic skills support.
- Collaborating with other teams at Regent (e.g. Wellbeing, Inclusion, other schools) to support activities that enhance students’ experience, development, and success.
- Assessing the effectiveness of English and academic skills support against students’ needs and progress.
- Carrying out any other responsibilities as reasonably required by senior management (e.g. accurate attendance records, progress reports, schemes of work).
To be considered for this opportunity, please email your CV & Cover Letter to: [email protected] (via the ‘Apply’ button above)