About us

Career Opportunities


Disability Learning Support Manager
Ref. 50051877

Salary: £46,752 per annum (Inc. LWA)

Department: Student and Academic Services

Location: Central London

This post is full time and permanent, working 35 hours per week  

The University of Westminster has a rich history, providing students with academic excellence, cultural engagement and personal enrichment since its inception as Britain’s first polytechnic in 1838.

Today the University has approximately 20,000 students hailing from every continent and spanning a wide range of disciplines. There is a strong focus on diversity, global engagement and inspiring future professionals, in which the University is committed to promoting effective and efficient support. The University of Westminster currently has 1700+ students across its four sites who have disclosed a disability.

The Disability Learning Support (DLS) Manager role offers an exciting opportunity to lead the Disability Learning Support team. The role will manage a service that delivers a high level of advice and support for our students, offers advice and guidance to staff regarding individual students, and to support ongoing development of inclusive practice and student success to the University.

The DLS Manager has responsibility for leading a team of Disability Advisers, SpLD advisers and a specialist Mentoring team.

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate evidence of the ability to provide effective leadership to and management of a small multi-disciplinary team in a similar environment.

We expect an excellent level of knowledge of broad disability issues, and substantial and up-to-date knowledge of the legal framework including the Equality Act 2010 and other relevant legislation and the ability to apply this within a University context.

Applicants must demonstrate drive and commitment to ensuring that the University meets its commitments to equality of access, success and progression. 

The post holder will be based primarily at our New Cavendish campus. However, travel and work across all sites will be required.

In return the University offers a generous remuneration package including 35 days of annual leave per year and opportunities for personal and professional development.  

To apply for this vacancy please click above. Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through link below. 

Closing date: midnight on 28 July 2019

Interviews are likely to be held on: 13 and 14 August 2019

Administrative contact (for queries only): Recruitment@westminster.ac.uk 

Please note:  We are unable to accept applications by email. All applications must be made online. CVs in isolation or incomplete application forms will not be accepted. 

We are fortunate to receive a large number of applications for our vacancies. Regrettably, we are not able to provide feedback to those job applicants who are not shortlisted, as it simply would not be manageable to do so. 

Embracing diversity and promoting equality. 

Why work with us

Develop your career in one of our schools or departments.