Transition Support Communicator – Royal School for the Deaf, Derby

£18,065 – £23,836 pa pro rata

Come and join a School where “Young people thrive through the provision of a wide range of activities.  Their life chances are improved and they develop in confidence(Ofsted January 2019)

Young deaf learners in Post 16 follow programmes of their choice off campus at a range of local providers, sharing the opportunities and experiences enjoyed by all young people.  Transition Support Communicators ensure the communication needs of all learners are met to enhance and exploit opportunities for learners of all abilities to achieve their potential.

Applicants should already hold an appropriate underpinning Level 3 Communication Support for Deaf Learners qualification and L3 British Sign Language though opportunities for training are available and supported.  The number and pattern of working hours associated with the role are flexible and could cover part-time if appropriate (minimum of 16 hours, maximum of 32 hours subject to agreement).

All Transition Support Communicators enjoy 14 weeks paid holiday leave entitlement and, subject to auto enrolment criteria, access to a work place pension scheme.

This role is a Regulated Activity under the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act. The person appointed will be expected to fully participate in the school’s proactive approach to safeguarding vulnerable groups and complete an application for an enhanced criminal record disclosure.

Closing date for applications: Friday 13 June 2019.  Interviews will be held on Monday 24 June 2019

Further job details and application documents can be downloaded from our website at, You can also request these and/or arrange an informal discussion or visit by contacting Nicola Hardy, Administration Lead & PA to the Headteacher, at Royal School for the Deaf Derby Ashbourne Road, Derby DE22 3BH Voice: 01332 362512 Email: