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Learning Support Tutor Vacancy

Learning Support Service, Student Academic Skills Support

We are a tendered third level Learning Support Service operating within the Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Dun Laoghaire (IADT). The service provides study skills and learning development support to IADT students and provides specialist support to students with a specific learning difficulty and autism.

We currently have a vacancy for a Learning Support Tutor for a ten-month contract starting in mid-August 2018.  The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting third level students in developing effective learning strategies and study skills techniques.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide individual and small group tuition to IADT students in the area of study skills
  •  Design and deliver workshops on a range of academic support/study skills topics including research skills, note-taking, academic writing, exam techniques etc
  • Work closely with the Learning Support team on the creation and development of needs assessments for incoming students with specific learning difficulties
  • Maintain accurate files to track the progress of students
  • General administrative support – diary management, record management, statistics tracking, data entry.
  • Take part in staff development activities as appropriate

Key Attributes

Applicants  should have the following attributes

  • A relevant Primary or Masters degree or relevant professional qualification is essential
  • Minimum of two years teaching or tutoring experience
  • Experience of working with students to develop effective learning strategies
  • Experience of working with students with a specific learning difficulty would be an advantage
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Excellent MS Office skills – Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Flexible approach to work

Candidates who would like to apply, please forward a curriculum vitae and cover letter to Gillian Boland at  If you would like further information please contact us by email or phone: 01 239 4790/086 151 2800.

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