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Disability Resource Centre

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Disability Resource Centre

Non Medical Helper – Specialist Study Skills Tutor

£50 per hour, part-time

The assignment will be conducted through the University of Cambridge Temporary Employment Service and the position will be based within the University of Cambridge Disability Resource Centre.

We are seeking candidates with availability for both in-person and remote work.

The Disability Resource Centre is seeking Specialist Study Skills tutors to work with students at the University of Cambridge. The role involves delivering 1:1 study skills tuition to support students who have specific learning difficulties (SpLD), ADHD, Autistic Spectrum Conditions or mental health issues. We are seeking candidates with a postgraduate qualification in SpLD.

Previous experience of 1:1 study skills tutoring in higher education and a good understanding of SpLD, ADHD, Autistic Spectrum Conditions and mental health issues is desirable. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to adapt your approaches to the changing needs of the individual student you are working with.

The hours of work will be variable and dependent on student requirements and your availability. However, as a guide, you may be required to work approximately 5+ hours a week.

Please find the role description and job specification here.

Interested candidates should email a Covering Letter stating suitability for the role and CV in one document to Eleanor Marinho (Disability Support Co-ordinator) – nmh@admin.cam.ac.uk

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 7 June 2022, 2pm

Interview dates (via Microsoft Teams): Wednesday 22, Thursday 23 & Friday 24 June, 2022

 

Disability Resource Centre

Non Medical Helper – STEM Study Skills Tutor

£40 per hour, part-time

The assignment will be conducted through the University of Cambridge Temporary Employment Service and the position will be based within the University of Cambridge Disability Resource Centre.

We are seeking candidates with availability for both in-person and remote work.

The Disability Resource Centre is seeking STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Study Skills Tutors to work with students at the University of Cambridge. The role involves delivering 1:1 study skills tuition to support students who have specific learning difficulties (SpLD), ADHD, Autistic Spectrum Conditions or mental health issues. We are seeking candidates from a range of STEM subjects, including Physics, Medicine, Engineering and Computer Science. We are particularly seeking candidates with a Maths background.

Previous experience of 1:1 study skills tutoring in higher education and a good understanding of SpLD, ADHD, Autistic Spectrum Conditions and mental health issues is desirable. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to adapt your approaches to the changing needs of the individual student you are working with.

The hours of work will be variable and dependent on student requirements and your availability. However, as a guide, you may be required to work approximately 5+ hours a week.

Please find the role description and job specification here.

Interested candidates should email a Covering Letter stating suitability for the role and CV in one document to Eleanor Marinho (Disability Support Co-ordinator) – nmh@admin.cam.ac.uk

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 7 June 2022, 2pm

Interview dates (via Microsoft Teams): Wednesday 22, Thursday 23 &  Friday 24 June, 2022

 

Disability Resource Centre

Non-Medical Helpers – Mentors (Part-time)

£35.00 per hour

The Disability Resource Centre is seeking experienced mentors to work with disabled students at the University of Cambridge. The role involves assisting and monitoring students’ transition to University life and supporting students in engaging in academic life.

We are looking for candidates with a toolkit of strategies to support students in overcoming barriers to their learning, such as strategies for time management, organisation, motivation, goal setting, and reducing anxiety.

A good understanding of disability and working with disabled people is essential, and previous experience of mentoring in further or higher education is desirable. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, exceptional listening skills and the ability to motivate people.

The hours of work will be variable and dependent on student requirements; however we are looking for candidates who are able to work in the range of 10+ hours per week. Hours of work could include evenings and weekends if the candidate chooses.

This role is not open to current undergraduate students.

We particularly welcome applications from traditionally under-represented groups of the community.

The assignment will be conducted through the University of Cambridge Temporary Employment Service and the position will be based within the University of Cambridge Disability Resource Centre.

We are seeking candidates who are available to deliver in-person mentoring sessions in central Cambridge. Mentors may be required to provide some sessions remotely via video call.

Interested candidates should upload a Covering Letter stating suitability for the role and CV in one document addressed to Eleanor Marinho, Disability Support Co-ordinator via the following link https://www.disability.admin.cam.ac.uk/application-form-be-non-medical-helper
If you require this form in another format please contact nmh@admin.cam.ac.uk

A role description and person specification can be found at https://www.disability.admin.cam.ac.uk/files/mentor_role_description_and_person_specification_2020.pdf

You may find this link helpful: https://www.ppd.admin.cam.ac.uk/career-development/mentoring-university-cambridge/what-makes-good-mentor

Deadline for applications: Monday 27 June, 2pm

Interviews will take place on Monday 11 July, Thursday 14 July & Friday 15 July