Teaching Assistant (Hearing Impaired Support), Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Closing date:Expiring soon

King Edward VI SchoolBury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Date posted:
Start date: 03/06/2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade 4 Point 20 - 23 £19819 - £21693 (pro rata) Actual = £13640 - £14929
Contract term: Permanent

Required June 2019


30 hours per week 39 weeks per year (term time + 1)

We are the Local Authority’s secondary provision for Hearing Impaired students in West Suffolk.  As part of this resource, we require a flexible, conscientious and enthusiastic person to join our successful Learning Support team.  You will be supporting students with a range of hearing impairments and a British Sign Language qualification is essential.

You should have good literacy, numeracy, communication skills and experience of working in a secondary school environment would be an advantage but not essential.  The following experience and qualifications are desirable but again not essential when applying for the above position.

• Working with young people who have emotional and behavioural difficulties

• Close working with students either on a 1 to 1 basis or in small groups

• Supporting students identified as having additional needs

• Qualified BSL Level 1 and working towards (or aspiring to) Level 2

• GCSE or a level 2 equivalent in Maths and English

We are receptive to requests for a pre-visit and/or informal contact ahead of making an application.  For an informal conversation about this vacancy, or to arrange a visit, please contact Debbie Quick, Learning Support Administrator daq@king-ed.suffolk.sch.uk   or Greg Thomson, Teacher of the Deaf tg@king-ed.suffolk.sch.uk  or by calling 01284 761393

Further details on the school and an application form are available from https://www.king-ed.suffolk.sch.uk/staff-vacancies/  and completed applications to be sent to vacancies@king-ed.suffolk.sch.uk  

Candidates are also welcome to use the Quick Apply link.

Please note that contact is possible during the Easter holidays to Sarah Trueman, HR & Training Manager sjt@king-ed.suffolk.sch.uk  01284 716180 (option £3)

Closing date: Wednesday 24 April 2019 – 12 noon

Interviews: Tuesday 30 April 2019

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More about King Edward VI School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Grove Road, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3BH, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1284 761393
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