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Specific Learning Difficulties Tutor

Learning & Innovation

Location:  Hendon
Starting Salary:  £38 per hour (including outer London weighting)
Contract Type:  Variable Hours- Fixed Term
Date Posted:  Wednesday 24 August 2022
Closing Date:  Tuesday 04 October 2022
Reference:  LIBHP2
Job Details:    Job Description     MDX CV Format     Equal Opportunities Form    

Middlesex University Library & Student Support (LSS) department provides a wide range of support services to students including Library & IT Support, Student Information & Advice, Student Achievement, Wellbeing Services, Learner Development and the Museum of Domestic Architecture. We are now recruiting SpLD Tutors within the Student Life Plus Department of the Wellbeing Services team. Wellbeing Services combines a number of services to deliver holistic support for students, including:

  • Disability and Dyslexia Service 
  • North London Regional Access Centre 
  • Counselling and Mental Health 
  • Student Wellbeing 


The Specific Learning Difficulties Tutors will work as part of a multidisciplinary team, providing specialist study skills tuition to individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) and those on the autistic spectrum (ASC)if appropriate. This support aims to equip students with independent learning strategies to help them succeed at university and beyond. 

The post-holder will work with students individually to identify learning needs and strengths and use these to facilitate independent learning, set clear standards and expectations for the sessions delivered and ensure that the nature of the help provided is in line with agreed support. 

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate: relevant experience of supporting students with SpLDs, as well as a high standard of IT literacy. It is essential that candidates meet the DSA-Department for Education Non-Medical Helpers Framework minimum qualifications for SpLD and ASC.

We particularly welcome applications from women and gender non-conforming individuals (or) people from a Black, Asian and Other Ethnic backgrounds who are underrepresented in this area. All recruitment decisions will be based on merit. We are a member of Athena SWAN a gender based charter, the Race Equality Charter, Stonewall Workplace Equality Index and Disability Confident. We are committed to improving employment opportunities for underrepresented groups. 

We have made a positive commitment to employing disabled people and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role as set out in the role profile.

Contact Information: For further information, please contact Gurinder Grewal at

To apply please submit a CV (using the University’s template) and a covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements of this role (as set out in the person specification of the Job Description) and send them to: , stating the job reference number in the title of your email.

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