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Academic Skills Tutor

Library and Learning Resources

Location:  Wrexham
Salary:  £25,217 to £29,176 per annum
Closing Date:  Sunday 11 April 2021
Interview Date:  Wednesday 21 April 2021
Reference:  2021371

The Academic Skills Tutor will play a pivotal role in providing, maintaining and enhancing the student experience and engagement by delivering one-to-one, group and classroom academic skills sessions to a diverse range of students throughout the University. The post holder will liaise with academic departments, professional services and the Students Union to promote, monitor and develop academic skills services effectively.  This will include attending programme or school meetings, student voice meetings and other relevant fora.

The post holder will also be encouraged to assist in the development of new innovative and ambitious ways of providing academic skill supports and will ensure that the service is responsive, efficient and professional at all times.

Working with the Academic Support Manager, and relevant colleagues, you will engage effectively with the University’s Active Learning Framework (ALF), Strategy for Supporting Student Learning and Achievement and the Digital Strategy to ensure consistent delivery of academic skills services across the University.

You are expected to have an excellent academic writing style with the ability to produce a high standard of written reports and other materials.  Working in conjunction with the Digital Learning Manager to design and develop specific resources to underpin academic skills. To be responsible for promotion of academic skills services across campuses including the use of Moodle and other TEL tools.

You will have knowledge of learning development and methods of improving academic skills in higher education and experience of delivering information literacy / academic skills to diverse groups of students. The post holder will be a good team player with excellent presentation skills. Possessing good IT skills including a working knowledge of MS Office and social media applications. You will have excellent communication skills with well-developed inter-personal skills.   Knowledge, understanding and experience of the library and information / academic skills context in the post 16 learning environment is required.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post.

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Wrexham Glyndwr University is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates and will ensure applicants will not be discriminated against due to their protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. The University will make all efforts to meet your access requirements, please contact our Human Resources Team as soon as possible to discuss any adjustments you may need.  

We welcome applications in Welsh and English. Any applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.

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