Communication Support Worker – 32.5 hpw (Term Time Only)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 05/02/2021 12:00
£22,183 pa pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
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Employment Location:
Bamburgh School
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Closing date:
5 Feb
Further Information

Communication Support Worker – 32.5 hpw (Term Time Only)
(Bamburgh School)
£22,183 pa pro rata

Required as soon as possible, Fixed Term Contract either until July 2023 or until the named child leaves the school

Bamburgh School is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and inspiring Communication Support Worker to join our successful team. We are a school for pupils age 4 - 16 whose special needs cover a broad spectrum of medical, physical, social, emotional and moderate learning difficulties.

You will work under the direction of the Teacher to facilitate communication in order to support the learning, educational progress and inclusion of a profoundly deaf child, therefore experience of supporting a profoundly deaf child is essential. You will support the pupil’s access to the curriculum and participation in the life of the school by combining BSL with other methods to provide effective communication.
In order to be successful for this Communication Support Worker position you must:
• Hold a relevant British Sign Language qualification at Level 3;
• Have excellent classroom management skills;
• Have strong subject and curriculum knowledge at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4;
• Have experience of supporting deaf children, which can be referenced;
• Have a commitment to contributing to school life and our community;
• Possess the skills to provide feedback to pupils/parents and teaching colleagues regarding progress and achievement.

Further details about the post are available from Mr Peter Nord, Head Teacher on (0191) 427 4330.

South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

To apply for this post please download and complete the application form which is saved in “Supporting Documents” and return this to jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk

Closing date: Noon, Friday 5 February 2021.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.