Teaching Assistant Level 3 – Hearing Impaired
31.5 hours per week, term time only, temporary (1 year)
WPT Band 4 £20,092 – £22,183 (£14,802- £16,343 pro rata)
As soon as possible
At Wickersley Partnership Trust, pupils and learning are at the centre of everything we do. We nurture the development of knowledge, creativity, skills and understanding to help our children develop into happy, healthy, caring and successful citizens. We do this in a safe and positive learning environment where every individual is valued, self-belief is encouraged and each individual is able to achieve their full potential.
Wickersley Partnership Trust was founded in 2014 with charitable status and currently comprises of 8 primary schools and 5 secondary schools (including 1 sixth form) across Rotherham and neighbouring counties. WPT is committed to ensuring that all students have the best educational experience possible, and to do this, we recognise the importance of supporting our staff thoroughly in their professional development through the dissemination of best practice and collaboration, and through reflecting and debating on their practice. More about WPT’s vision can be found on our website.
About the role
We are looking for someone who can play a lead role in supporting students at Clifton Community School with hearing impairments. The successful candidate will provide one to one support to identified students.
Duties will include:
- Working 1:1 with students with hearing impairments
- Working independently and as part of the Inclusion Team
- Providing professional development opportunities to other staff within school on how to support children with hearing impairments
- Supporting students with hearing impairments in small groups to develop British Sign Language
- Being the identified key worker for students that have a hearing impairment
- Attending professional meetings and parental meetings regarding identified students
- Preparing and planning resources so that identified students with hearing impairments can access a highly differentiated curriculum
- Establishing good relationships with students and responding to individual needs
- Monitoring student progress towards key outcomes on Education, Health and Care Plans and SEN Support Plans
Our ideal candidate will have experience of supporting the hearing impaired and have a British Sign Language qualification.
You will be given support in your role from the Hearing Impairment Specialists as we believe that development of staff is a key aspect in raising standards of our students. We will be scoring the application and interview process based on skills required for the role as well as behaviour competencies.
Completed applications should be returned to email@example.com by the application deadline.
If you would like to have an informal conversation about the role, please contact Clifton Community School on 01709 515005.
In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check and satisfactory references.
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