British Sign Language Second Core Communicator

Bucks Pay Range 4  (ISN 21)
FTE £23,742pa >pro rata.  (Actual salary £19,625pa)
Permanent contract for 37 hours per week
38 weeks per year plus 2 INSET days paid as overtime

Working hours: Monday to Wednesday 8.00am to 4.00pm with 30 minutes for lunch and Thursday and Friday 8.00am to 3.45pm with 30 minutes for lunch


We require a Core Communicator qualified in BSL to work with pupils aged between 4 and 11 years old. Working primarily in mainstream classrooms, the successful candidate will support the learning of named pupils who are deaf, primarily by signing to help them communicate more effectively with their class teacher and other hearing pupils. The suitable candidate will also lead a team of signing assistants providing guidance in adapting their skills for use in the classroom.

He / She will join the enthusiastic and energetic team of our Hearing Impaired Department. CACDP BSL Level 4 essential/Level 6 desirable. The suitable candidate will also be required to supervise and assist the children during the lunchtime period for 30 minutes.

For more information please contact Mrs Maria Smith on 01494-525534 or email

Closing date: 30th September 2019 however all applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

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