Support Assistant with British Sign Language Level 2
This is an exciting opportunity to support a bright and enthusiastic young student, using BSL or sign supported English, to act as an interpreter within a small class with a team of student support assistants.
Full Time - 40 hours per week - Term Time Only - Permanent
£16,658.25 (Term Time only working inc 5.5 weeks holiday pay). £10.00 per hour plus pension
The successful applicant will have Level 2 BSL and will support a “total communication” approach with the support of the speech and language team and be expected to complete the Children and Young People’s Workforce Diploma at Level 3 (if not already achieved).
Experience of complex physical and medical needs is desirable, however an aspiration to enable students to learn and achieve meaningful independence is essential.
We offer a supportive, friendly working environment in a country school setting and the chance to make a real and positive impact on the lives of Valence students.
Closing date for applications: Sunday 19 January 2020
Interviews expected to take place on 30 January
We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender and ethnic group but, as men are currently under-represented in this role, we would encourage applications from male candidates. Appointment will be based on merit alone.