Do you ever feel like your expertise and knowledge could be used to help students in higher education? Are you looking for a role that allows you to help individuals achieve their academic goals? We have the perfect role for you…

Randstad Student & Worker Support are recruiting a Specialist One to One Study Skills Support Tutor to work with Students in Newcastle.

We have students with disabilities who are requiring one to one support with their higher education studies. We are looking for the right individuals to support our students to really make a difference.

Tutors provide one to one assistance to students and work with an Individual Learning Plan (ILP). They encourage students to take responsibility for their own learning and to develop their skills. Specialist support tutors are facilitators, not advocates or mentors. They provide expertise in the area of language and study skills to help students to develop learning strategies to improve their studies.


  • Flexible working hours – you choose your own hours
  • 28 days holiday pay pro rata – perfect for the summer holidays and Christmas breaks
  • £28 per hour – you will receive this rate, plus your benefits
  • Working for the UK’s leading provider – you’re in safe hands
  • Interacting directly with students – YOU help them to achieve their goals
  • Responsibilities:

    Providing individual support to students with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD). You will help your students with:

  • Time Management
  • Assignment Planning
  • Writing
  • Numeracy
  • You will work closely with Randstad regarding the needs of individual students, and to ensure that any concerns are addressed in a timely manner. You will be expected to act professionally and maintain confidentiality within your role at all times, sharing all relevant information with Randstad to ensure the best possible service to your students.


    This is a specialist role, so requires specialist skills.

    Experience of working with adults with SPLD in higher education is essential for this role, as well as a related qualification.

    It would also be very desirable if you held a professional membership with one of the following:

  • Professional Association for Teachers and Assessors (PATOSS)
  • British Dyslexia Association (BDA)
  • Dyslexia Guild
  • The Association of Dyslexia Specialists in Higher Education (ADSHE)
  • Dyslexia Scotland (and being open to becoming a member of Dyslexia Guild)
  • Further skills/requirements include:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to identify ways of helping students to build on their learning strengths whilst maintaining a confidential and professional working relationship
  • Accurate spelling and grammar skills
  • Punctuality and reliability
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ideally, you will have experience in working with specific learning difficulties individuals in higher or further education.
  • Conclusion:

    If you have the above and are interested in this rewarding part-time role supporting students in Higher want to talk to you.

    With you on board, we can really help your students have a better future.

    Please contact Nicole Greaves on 0161 247 8800

    Randstad SWS acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad SWS is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.