University for the Creative Arts

University for the Creative Arts

Dyslexia and SpLD Adviser

United Kingdom

Closing in 4 days

Dyslexia and SpLD Adviser Gateway & User Experience - Disability Location: Farnham

Salary: £33,966 to £38,205 per annum pro rata Closing Date: Friday 15 December 2023 Interview Date: Monday 08 January 2024 Reference: 23-AAAA1478C-0820-1

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Dyslexia & SpLD Adviser for our Farnham Campus, home to an impressive range of creative undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees including Animation, Digital Art, Graphic Design, photography etc.

UCA remains committed to continuous development and enhancement of our teaching, learning, research, and assessment practices to be totally inclusive, enabling all students to be fully engaged and immersed in their learning experiences.

We are seeking an individual with specialist expertise and knowledge of dyslexia and specific learning differences with experience of working with both international and home students. You will be enthused by the prospect of being able to affect real institutional change and will:

  • Work in partnership with our academic communities to create teaching and learning strategies that enable our diverse student groups to succeed within our specialist art and design context.
  • Work within a multi-disciplinary team to enhance and further improve the experience of students with SpLDs and disabilities.
  • Develop innovative methods of providing support to students with SpLDs and embed best accessible practice within curriculum delivery to benefit all learners.
  • You will hold a degree or equivalent, together with a recognised professional qualification in specific learning difficulties and be a qualified dyslexia tutor, with a background in higher or further education. You will be passionate about developing inclusive teaching and learning practice and will possess the skills to positively influence change.
  • The actual salary for this role is £20,379-£22,923 per annum

    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.

    Job details


    Dyslexia and SpLD Adviser


    University for the Creative Arts


    United Kingdom


    November 15, 2023

    Application deadline

    December 15, 2023

    Job type



    Arts and Culture,Computer Science

    About the employer

    The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) is for specialists like you, looking for a career in the Creative Industries. Courses span Arts, Business and Technology with subjects from Acting & Performance to Virtual & Immersive Reality – with plenty in between.

    Campuses are located across the South East of England in Surrey and Kent and provide creative spaces where you’ll have the freedom to express yourself alongside like-minded individuals and groups.

    Many courses encourage and support work experience within your chosen creative industry and even offer the chance for you to study abroad for a year. With all of this at your fingertips, and the ability to work collaboratively on your projects with other courses, UCA has everything to help you prepare for life after your qualification. Offering Pre-Degree, Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses, UCA has a unique atmosphere built over 160 years.

    UCA’s academics come from all walks of life with a huge variety of experience in the creative sector. This will give you the confidence that you’ll not only learn more about your chosen creative subject but be ready to take on the world when you leave.

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