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County Speech and Language Support Assistant - Term Time plus one week - Special Educational Needs

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Contract Type:
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Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 04/06/2017 23:59
Grade 7 £21,962 - £24,964 (Pro-Rata)
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Employment Location:
Education Development Centre Spennymoor. However, you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham.

Job details 

Closing date:
4 Jun

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information


DURHAM COUNTY COUNCIL - Children and Adult’s Services

Communication and Interaction Team: SALSP team SEND & Inclusion Service

County Speech and Language Support Assistant - Term Time plus one week.
Education - Special Educational Needs required from July 2017.

The SALSP team is looking for a creative and enthusiastic colleague with good interpersonal and communication skills to join the team. You would be joining a highly valued team that provides a wide range of speech and language support and intervention programmes within schools and that works closely with our colleagues in the SEND and Inclusion Service. We are based at the Education Development Centre in Spennymoor.

You will need to be an experienced teaching assistant and have considerable experience of working in schools with children who have speech, language and communication difficulties. The role will involve delivering support and intervention to children within their own school settings, either one to one or in small groups as well as supporting the development of school-based TAs.

We offer an induction package and supervision as well as peer support and we are committed to providing opportunities for professional development.

Own transport or means of mobility is essential as you will be required to travel around the Local Authority.

You will have:-

• a relevant qualification such as: NNEB (Cache Level 3); BTEC Diploma in
Caring Services ; NVQ Level 3 in Child Care and Education/Early Years Care
and Education
• Experience of working with/supporting pupils with Speech and Language
Difficulties in the mainstream classroom in Key Stage 1 or 2.
• Experience of delivering Speech and Language Therapy Programmes within
a school setting
• your own transport arrangements to enable you to travel distances
between schools

For further information please contact Liz Mulholland, SALSPTeam Leader via email: elizabeth.mulholland@durham.gov.uk or contact below

SEND & Inclusion Service
Education Development Centre
Enterprise Way
Co Durham
DL16 6YP
Tel 03000 263333

It is anticipated Interviews will be held week commencing 12th June 2017.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: hrCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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