Learning Support Assistant (Hearing Impairment Service)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 30/06/2020 22:59
£22,021 - £23,836 per annum, pro rata
Hours per week:
37 hours per week, term time only
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Post Number:
Closing date:
30 Jun
Further Information

Required from September 2020, a specialist Learning Support Assistant to provide educational support for deaf and hearing-impaired children and young people.

The successful candidate will initially be based in an Additionally Resourced Centre (HI ARC) at Broadwood Primary School. The HI ARC is a well-established and successful provision and an integral part of the school.

This interesting post offers the successful applicant a rewarding opportunity to develop their specialist skills within a successful citywide team. The purpose of the post is to provide access and support for children and young people with hearing impairment whilst providing a supportive complementary service to mainstream staff.

You will be an enthusiastic, well motivated and adaptable individual with good organisational, communication and interpersonal skills. You will have a Level 2 Award/Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in schools or a Teaching Assistants qualification or equivalent experience in providing SEN Support within a classroom.

The successful candidates should understand however, that they may be required to work in any of our HI resourced provisions or as part of the peripatetic team in the future.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for further details of this role. Applicants must evidence within their applications that they meet the person specification.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form.

As part of the interview procedure, applicants may be required to submit a video recording detailing relevant experience. The interview will be conducted via a video call during the week beginning 6 July.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.