Fixed term for: Maternity Leave Cover
Interview date: To be confirmed
For an informal discussion, please contact Sul Regan (01273) 293610
About the role
The Hearing Support Facility based at Bevendean Primary School, is part of the Brighton and Hove Inclusion Support Service (Sensory Needs Team). It is a specialist provision for hearing-impaired pupils aged 4-11 years.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual needs assistant to support a profoundly deaf child. We provide flexible support to develop each child’s communication, language and social skills. The role includes supporting the child’s learning in the classroom, interaction with other children. You may also work with the individual pupil or small groups in the Facility to provide focused listening and language activities.
- are an experienced teaching assistant with NVQ2 or equivalent qualification or experience
- can demonstrate effective support strategies for individual children
- have BSL level 1 qualification
- are flexible and willing to learn
- are interested in working with children with hearing impairment
- can work effectively within a team
- are keen to work in partnership with parents and colleagues from other agencies
- are committed to promoting inclusion
then we would like to hear from you.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.