1. Professional Quality Assured (QA) Tutor Membership

Professional QA Tutor membership (£65 per annum)  entitles you to:

Cite ADSHE as your professional body on the DSA QAG Non Medical Helper Provider – Registration.

Be listed on the ADSHE Register of Professional Quality Assured Practitioners.  If you are a qualified assessor you may request to be listed both as a Professional (QA) Tutor and Professional Assessor during application at no extra cost.

Voting and attendance rights at meetings.

Membership of ADSHE Jiscmail.

Membership of an ADSHE Regional Group.

Discounted fees on annual ADSHE Conference and CPD Days.

You are eligible to be a Professional Tutor Member if you are a qualified SpLD teacher/tutor working in a 1:1 tutorial support capacity with SpLD* students and provide evidence of the following qualifications

  • OCR Level 5
  • specialist postgraduate certificate
  • ATS or OCR level 7
  • Specialist Postgraduate diploma or Masters
  • AMBDA  (with or without FEHE) AMBDA does not need to be “active”.

You must agree and abide by the Code of Ethics and support the ADSHE 7 Principles of 1:1 specialist support (page 10 & 11) and be engaging in regular continuing professional development, and a recognised form of Professional Peer Supervision (PPS)® and keep a log of this evidence [see handbook for details].

How to apply:

Complete the membership form.

  1. Scan copies of your specialist SpLD teaching qualifications. (If you are an existing member and your certificates cannot be located, the ADSHE Administrator will request a scanned copy in order to complete your application).
  2. Provide one professional reference or testimonial. The testimonial should include the name and contact details of the person writing the testimonial, how long you have been known to the referee, in what capacity and a statement endorsing your application for membership.
  3. Provide a copy of your Professional Indemnity insurance. ADSHE has negotiated competitive rates for Professional Indemnity Insurance with the option to add Public Liability and content/equipment cover [full details].
  4. Email these documents as attachments to admin@adshe.org.uk.

Payment terms – Payments are per annum and you can only be listed if your membership is currently fully paid up.  Payments must be made before your current membership expires. Payment is through BACS (bank transfer) only.

Professional (QA) Membership Handbook and Renewal Process.

Note : Professional Peer Supervision (PPS)® is a registered trademark of ADSHE

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