BSL/English Interpreter, Covent Garden

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Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Term time only (33 weeks per academic year)
Contract term: Permanent

BSL/English Interpreter - term-time only (33 weeks per year) 

Location: City Lit Keeley Street Covent Garden, London. The post holder will be required to work at other locations in London as required.

Pay:  Term time only (33 weeks per academic year). 

FTE £32,709 - £35,407 (RSLI) 

FTE £29,464 - £32,709 (TSLI) 

All salaries are pro rata per annum inclusive of London Weighting. 

We will normally appoint at the bottom of the appropriate salary scale unless the successful candidate has relevant experience relating to the role.

Days of Work: 35 hours per week (5 days: Monday - Friday) term time only (22 weeks remaining for January - June 2019). Some evening and weekend work may be required on occasions, as agreed with line manager. However, we would be interested in seeing any candidates who may not be able to work 5 days per week but feel they are suitable for the role.

Contact time includes travel between non-City Lit sites at the beginning and end of each day if this significantly exceeds the normal journey time from home to Keeley Street.

The location, hours and duties of the post may be varied according to the needs of the service; Interpreters will therefore need to be flexible and be prepared to travel mainly across London and the surrounding area, although from time to time they may be required to travel further afield.

Be part of our Community:

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for the prestigious Centre for Deaf Education at City Lit. The Centre has been supporting deaf and hard of hearing people in a host of disciplines and with the Centre celebrating 100 years of deaf education, this is an exciting time to join a growing and dynamic team. If you have experience providing BSL/English interpreting in an adult learning or commercial environment we would love to hear from. You will be part of a supportive team, with deaf and hearing colleagues. You will receive plenty of opportunities for co-working, supervision and further professional training. As an employee at City Lit you will enjoy automatic enrolment to a contributory workplace pension scheme, 85% discount on City Lit Courses and a season ticket loan facility. 

What we are Looking for:

  • NRCPD Registered (qualified) Interpreter (RSLI), or 
  • NRCPD Trainee Interpreter (TSLI)

NB: We will accept applications from candidates who meet the NRCPD Trainee Interpreter standards and are eligible to follow an NRCPD-approved Professional Development Plan with City Lit, enabling registration as a TSLI. 

You should have a BSL level 6 qualification or equivalent and have experience of effectively interpreting between British Sign Language (BSL) and English in a variety of settings.

To apply please follow the link provided which will take you to our online portal: https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/citylit/vms/e/careers/search/new 

Closing date: 23:59 Thursday 13 December 2018

Interview date: W/C Monday 17 December 

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Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Keeley Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 4BA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7492 2600