Communication Support Worker – Huntington School

Part Time 0.4 FTE
Hours: Two days per week – Thursday and Friday
Salary: Grade 7 £23,381 to £25,826 (Pro rata £9,352 to £10,330)
Temporary post to be extended until the student has left the school

We are seeking a Communication Support Worker to provide communication and educational support to a deaf student who joined Huntington School in September 2016.

You will need to:

  • have the ability to motivate and encourage the student to develop and achieve in the school environment;
  • be responsive to the individual needs of the student and to promote the inclusion of all students in the school;
  • have excellent communication skills and be able to support the student using BSL (Level 6) or equivalent, SSE and signed and spoken English as appropriate;
  • have ICT capability and the ability to work as a team and on your own initiative; experience of supporting students in an educational or youth setting in English/Literacy or Numeracy would be an advantage.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for appointment to this post.

Please download an application form and job description from our school website: huntingtonschool.co.uk/about/vacancies. Please note that we are unable to accept CVs in place of application forms.

Closing date: 9.00am, Friday 22nd June.
Starting date: As soon as possible.