Disability & Inclusion Manager

Location
Wolverhampton Campus
Faculty/Department
Directorate of Student and Academic Support
Contract Type
Permanent
Salary
36,382 - 43,434 pa
Closing Date
05/07/2022
Job Reference
13078

Based within the Student Support and Wellbeing Department, we are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and collaborative manager of disability services to lead our Disability and Inclusion Teams and Service.

You will have a strong track record in the development of inclusive teaching, learning and assessment practices and a sound understanding of the needs of disabled students in HE.

You will have outstanding communication skills as you lead the continued transformation of our disability provision at the University. You will take a proactive role in shaping and supporting your team as well as having a key role in our ambitious integrated institutional approach to the delivery of outstanding student support across the University. You will be experienced in the use of data as a tool to measure and shape practice.

The role offers an exciting opportunity to play a key role in the development and delivery of staff training. The training will raise staff awareness and confidence in supporting inclusive practice to meet the needs of disabled students and will underpin our University wide approach that all staff have a role to play to support the inclusion of our students.

If you are an experienced, creative and passionate manager of disability services; have expert knowledge and experience in the development of inclusive teaching, learning and learning practices; and, if you are looking for an exciting opportunity to join the University at a time when you can take a lead role in the development of a transformative, innovative and sector-leading approach to disability and inclusion, this is the role for you.

Our mission is to support students: enhancing student satisfaction; improving student progression, retention, achievement and employability.

Student Support & Wellbeing is a multi-disciplinary team covering Disability and Inclusion; Mental Health and Wellbeing; multi-faith chaplaincy; Funding and Financial advice; and, support for students in or leaving care or who are estranged.

The University of Opportunity for Students and Staff

As part of our commitment to ensure the diversity of our staff body reflects those of the student and local communities we serve, we particularly welcome applications from candidates of Black, Asian, or Ethnic Minority heritage, and candidates who are Disabled (including people who may not define themselves as disabled, but nevertheless encounter challenges)

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