Newcastle Upon Tyne
Deaf Support Worker
THIS IS A CATEGORY "E" POST.
Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise
Full time - term time
£24,948 - £26,845 per annum, pro rata (£21,397 - £23,024 actual salary)
Required as soon as possible, Newcastle SEND Sensory Service is seeking to appoint a Deaf Support Worker to join an enthusiastic team who support the achievements of deaf children and young people, their families, early years settings and schools across the city.
The successful candidate will be appointed to a city-wide Service. The role will initially be based at Benton Park Primary school. Benton Park Primary School is the host school for one of our Hearing Impairment Additionally Resourced Provisions (HIARP’s). The role will involve working with our deaf children and young people in the mainstream school as well as in the HIARP.
It is a general occupational requirement that the post holder is deaf and has BSL as their first language.
The successful candidate will:
• have an understanding of and commitment to inclusive education and an ability to work effectively as part of a team
• have experience of supporting deaf children and young people with a range of special educational needs and an understanding of barriers to learning.
• be a positive role model for deaf children & young people.
• be able to work effectively with parents, other colleagues and relevant professionals.
• be an enthusiastic, well-motivated and adaptable individual with good organisational, communication and interpersonal skills.
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. References will be requested prior to interview.
For further information or an informal conversation please contact Rebecca O’Leary, Specialist Lead Teacher HI
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.
We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.
Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form.
7 March 2023
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