HE Specialist Mentor (Autism Spectrum Disorder) ASKH68844

York, North Yorkshire
Salary £23,814.00 - £25,974.17 pro rata
03 Aug 2018
20 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Our client is a specialist land-based college based across the North of England with centres in York, Middlesbrough, Saltaire, Wakefield, Newcastle and Penrith.

Joining them as a Specialist Mentor (ASD), you will provide individual sessions for students in order for them to gain equal access to their course and give advice to colleagues on issues relating to the needs of the students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  This is a part time role to cover 14.8 hours per week, 30 weeks of the year.

Delivering one to one Specialist Mentoring to students enabling them to develop within their higher education, you must provide bespoke mentoring sessions for each student according to their individual needs and maintain, in partnership with the HE Learning and Mental Well-Being Co-ordinator, an effective monitoring system to provide accurate data on the numbers of students supported and the effectiveness of that support. 

You will also support the HE Learning and Mental Well-Being Co-ordinator in the planning and delivery of staff development sessions as appropriate.

Candidates for this role must be educated to degree level and have undergone comprehensive training in adults with autism which must include; all 5 NAS core autism online training modules or NAS tutor-led course ‘Understanding Autism', or Introduction to autism and the SPELL framework.  You should also hold a PG Certificate in Autism / PG Certificate in Asperger’s.

With considerable knowledge and experience of adult Autism preferably obtained through mentoring in a Higher Education setting, you should have good organisational and problem-solving skills and be able to work on own initiative and also as a team player.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.