Specialist One to One Study Skills Support Tutor (SpLD) Plymouth

Why join Team Amano?

      • Competitive hourly pay rate.
      • Inclusive and supportive work environment collaborating with like-minded professionals.
      • Regular CPD e.g. Assistive Technology, disability and best practice.
      • Streamlined digital systems with e-signatures and e-invoicing to minimise admin time.
      • Student app that enables learners to monitor remaining support hours, approve timesheets, view their DSA documents and more.

We are looking for a Specialist One-to-One Study Skills Support Tutor (SpLD) – in the Plymouth area.


Employment status: Freelance/Self-employed Consultant

The Role:

As an Amano Study Skills Consultant (SpLD) you will:

  • Provide effective support to students in a higher education setting
  • Work with individuals who may face barriers to learning due to a variety of mental health conditions
  • Address the issues which some students might have in acquiring, recalling and retaining information in written and spoken language
  • Address issues associated with memory, organisational, attention and numeracy difficulties
  • Work with your student to identify strategies to help address barriers
  • Provide support that is student specific and could include activities such as study strategies, time management, structuring reports and essays, proof-reading techniques, and research strategies
  • Work to enhance your student’s skills and to develop independent learning
  • Be responsible for organising sessions with your assigned students
  • Offer support on campus, in-home, or remotely as agreed with your student
  • Be required to complete Amano administration promptly and accurately
  • Follow Amano safeguarding, health and safety, lone working, and professional and personal boundaries policies.

    The Skills Required:

    As an Amano Study Skills Consultant (SpLD) you will:

    • Have substantial experience of working with students and/or people with specific learning difficulties
    • Be able to assess a student’s needs and with them establish an appropriate Individual Support Plan
    • Understand the needs, objectives, and constraints of others, but also have an awareness of student’s strengths
    • Have an understanding of the particular demands of study in higher education
    • Be able to clearly assess when a referral or ‘signpost’ to another service is required
    • Ideally have a good working knowledge of assistive technologies (AT) and related AT study skills strategies
    • Have the ability to plan, prioritise and organise your own workload
    • Have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
    • Have good competency in using mobile IT
    • Be proactive in maintaining your CPD.

      Essential Qualifications and Training:

      You will be educated to degree level and must have current professional membership of one of the following organisations:

      • PATOSS (full or associate membership)
      • BDA (full professional membership)
      • ADSHE (professional membership)
      • Dyslexia Guild (member, associate or fellow membership)

        Amano Student Support:

        Amano is a registered Disabled Students’ Allowance Non-Medical Help Provider offering academic student support across the UK. For 10 years, our reputation has been built on a professional, reliable and friendly approach to student support.

        To meet the increasing demand for our first class support we are expanding our team of specialist support consultants.

        The Amano approach gives:

        • Student focussed support
        • Academic support towards goals and aspirations
        • Hassle-free arrangements
        • Student choice and empowerment
        • Flexibility in delivery
        • Adaptable support for changing needs

        Amano offer you:

        • A rewarding and flexible role
        • Face-to-face support from a professional and friendly team
        • Competitive salary
        • Comprehensive CPD
        • Paperless working and reduced admin time through the bespoke consultant app and web portal.

        Salary £32.10 per hour.

        Please send your CV to amanorecruitment@amanotech.com 

        Mandatory Qualification Criteria

        All Amano Learning Support Consultants are required to meet certain mandatory qualification criteria and/or have professional body membership

        Please see the DfE Guidance Document.