Sensory Support Assistants - Peripatetic

East Riding of Yorkshire Council
Various locations which may be anywhere in the East Riding to carry out your du
£16481-£17547 (points 14-17) pro rata - Depending on qualifications and experi
30 Nov 2016
08 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Sensory Support Assistants - Peripatetic


Are you a Teaching Assistant looking for an exciting new opportunity? We are looking for a number of Sensory Support Assistants to work in schools across East Riding supporting Children and Young People with hearing impairment.

These posts are peripatetic posts as the service supports Children and Young people across the East Riding. Within a working week you will travel to different locations which may be anywhere in the East Riding to carry out your duties. A standard HMRC mileage rate is payable.

The service aims to meet the needs of children and young people with hearing or vision impairment from birth to post 16. The service has a Hearing, Vision and Physical Disability team comprising a Service Manager, two Lead Teachers, seven Teachers and approximately 25 Teaching Assistants, a habilitation specialist and a Technical and Resources Officer.

You will be required to learn British Sign Language however full training and support will be given. On achieving the qualifications you will progress from salary scale point 14 to point 17.

You will support pupils in settings and schools; working alongside both school staff and service staff delivering quality specialist support to ensure that pupils can access the curriculum. This includes preparing resources, delivering one-to-one specialist support, in class support, and managing specialist equipment. You must be prepared to work in a range of settings including preschool, primary and secondary.

This is an exciting opportunity for individuals wanting a new challenge and to make a difference within a friendly and supportive team. East Riding is a great place to work and there is a strong commitment to improving and developing this new service. Good organisational and IT skills and excellent communication and English skills are essential.

For an informal discussion please contact Sarah Fox or Chris Johnson, tel (01482) 392436.

Please find a link below to download the job outline and employee specification:

Job Outline and Employee specification (PDF file, download size 203.41 kb)

Application packs are available at

Advert No:                 CYSP000011

Closing Date:             13 December 2016

Interview Date:           4 January 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.  This council is pursuing equality of opportunity in employment.