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Specific Learning Difference Advisor

Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum, depending on experience
Status: Full time, Permanent
Location: Greenwich Campus with flexibility to travel to other sides
Application deadline: 20 February 2019

About the role

We are seeking an experienced professional to join GSM London as a Specific Learning Difference Advisor. The post holder will also act as a point of contact for members of staff within the institution regarding good practice for teaching and service provision concerning disabled students. Review and development of relevant policy and procedures is an ongoing responsibility of the post to ensure that GSM London meets the needs of students and is an accessible environment in which to study.  The Advisor will maintain current legislative and regulatory knowledge and provide advice to staff, students and the College. 

We have invested in an expansion of the Wellbeing team are seeking new members to support students with a range of learning, mental health needs and disabilities. The team requires a Specific Learning Difference Advisor to join the team and meet the needs of our diverse student body.
To be successful you will be degree qualified or be able to demonstrate your experience in a Further/Higher Education or similar support setting. You will have a comprehensive understanding of the Equality Act, Disabled students’ funding and accessible learning methods, SpLD screening or diagnostic assessment experience and experience of supporting adults with specific learning difficulties. 

How to apply

To apply for this position please view the Job description below and submit your completed application form via email to recruitment@gsm.org.uk quoting Specific Learning Difference Advisor in the subject line.

Applications should address the selection criteria under the knowledge, skill and experience requirements section of the Job description.

Job description

https://www.gsmlondon.ac.uk/assets/files/20190205_063332.pdf

About GSM London

This is an exciting time for GSM London. Founded in 1973 and formerly known as the GreenwichSchool of Management, we are one of the UK’s largest independent for-profit HE providers and one of a few private providers to have passed QAA Institutional Review. With 2 campus locations in London and over 6,000 students, we are committed to widening access to enabling social mobility through our focus on strengths based learning and employability. Working closely with our validating partner, the University of Plymouth, who are supportive of our ambitious growth plans, we are building organisational capability to take us forward as we seek to attain degree awarding powers and university status. 
 
With a focus on the GSM London student experience and supporting students who have different levels of preparedness for further and higher level study, we have remodelled our advisory, wellbeing and engagement teams so that all student facing services work together to provide high levels of services and support. These teams work with other professional services teams and students themselves with an intention to continuously improve and evolve the services available through the Student Hubs at our Greenwich and Greenford campuses.