Inclusion Assistant (AYR)

University for the Creative Arts

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Gateway & User Experience – Disability
Location:  Farnham

£29,605 to £32,982
per annum
Closing Date:  Thursday 21 September 2023
Interview Date: 
Friday 29 September 2023
Reference:  23-AAAA1485J-0591-1

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Inclusion Assistant for our Farnham campus.

This front-facing role is responsible for supporting disabled students within a multidisciplinary team to develop individual enabling strategies to become independent learners. You will work with a wide range of disabled students providing learning and mentoring support, through “roaming”, drop-ins, online, face to face appointments, one to one and group sessions. 

You will have the knowledge and skills to promote accessible strategies and solutions to students across a range of areas including generic pastoral, independent thinking and problem-solving skills, mentoring, communication and behaviour support.

You will be educated to degree level or equivalent and have experience in supporting HE learners, International and PG students with additional learning support needs. You will have experience of supporting students on a one-to-one and group settings as well as assisting students to engage with identified learning strategies and study skills, preferably within a creative arts course.

Contact Karole Amooty [email protected]  & Heidy Waywell [email protected]    (Learning Support Managers) for an informal conversation regarding the role.

At UCA, creativity and innovation are at the heart of what we do. Our legacy of educating eager and passionate artists, makers and thinkers runs back almost 160 years, and today we’re helping shape a global future that supports and nourishes talent worldwide. 

Our campuses across Surrey and Kent are vibrant communities, each specialising in different areas of the creative industries. We are also home to a thriving research hub, with academic experts and fellows leading the way in research on sustainability, design, textiles, animation, history and culture, and more. 

Are you ready to share your passion for creativity with the next generation of innovators? If so, we want to hear from you.

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The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) aims to be a welcoming and inclusive University that is truly representative of all of the diversity in society. We particularly encourage applications from people from minoritised ethnic groups and people with disabilities who are currently under-represented within the University.

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