Communications Assistant - Hearing Impaired Specialist

Bluecoat Academies Trust
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Grade 7, Points 22 to 26, £17,564 to £19,891
30 Nov 2016
07 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Communications Assistant - Hearing Impaired Specialist

Hours of Work: Permanent, 37 hours per week, Term Time Only

Term Time Only Salary: Grade 7, Points 22 to 26, £17,564 to £19,891

The Trust is seeking to appoint an experienced Communications Assistant to join our successful Learning Support & SEN Team as soon as possible. The post holder will be responsible for working with students with impaired hearing and so experience in this student focused support is essential. We are a highly successful Trust, with an expanding number of academies covering the ages of 3-19 and operating across a growing number of campuses. The growth and development of our Multi-Academy Trust makes this an excellent opportunity to join us, as we seek to serve a growing number of young people across the region.

The Learning Support & SEN Faculty is led by the Director of Learning for SEN & Learning Support, supported by a Deputy and two SENCo members of staff. The department mainly work across the two Bluecoat Academy sites, these being Aspley Lane Campus and Wollaton Park Campus.

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator in written and verbal form, but also be effective in communicating with deaf students. It will also be important for the post holder to accurately interpret what is being said in the classroom and use BSL/Makaton to a suitable standard to support hearing impaired students.

In return we can offer:

  • Employee benefits and well-being scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice bus pass scheme
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to the satisfactory completion of an enhanced DBS check, the receipt of successful references, and our application form.

Closing Date: 9am, Friday 9th December 2016

Provisional Interview Date: Friday 16th December 2016

If you are interested in applying for one of the positions please visit the vacancies section of our website by clicking the apply button to gain further details and complete an application form. If you have any questions about the role please telephone the HR Team on (0115) 9297445.

We are an equal opportunities employer.