DSA Assessor – Durham

Application Deadline: 31/03/2017

Job Details

Location: Durham University Assessment Centre

Salary: Grade 7 (£32,004-£38,183 pro rata)

Sector: Assessment Centre

Job Description

Durham University Assessment Centre is seeking a disability specialist to assess the academic support requirements of disabled students in higher education and identify appropriate funded support via the Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSA) scheme.

You will undertake comprehensive, student-focussed assessments tailored to students’ disabilities. You will have advanced interview skills and the ability to demonstrate and evaluate assistive technology. You will work autonomously, using your professional judgement to recommend optimum learning strategies and resources to enable students to succeed in higher education. As you will be advocating the distribution of public funds you will work within strict criteria; transparently and to the highest professional standards in a high-pressure, deadline intensive environment.

Durham University Assessment Centre is a five-star rated Assessment Centre, as voted for by our clients, and is accredited by the Disabled Students’ Allowances Quality Assurance Group (DSA-QAG).

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