Teaching Assistant Level 3 (TA3) SEN Communication Support Worker

Dean Trust WiganWigan


37 hours per week

Term time plus 5 days

Grade 5, SCP 8 - 14

Actual salary £17,208 - £19,381

Full time equivalent £20,493 - £23,080

Temporary/Fixed Term

Start date – ASAP / Immediate Start

An opportunity has arisen for a Teaching Assistant Level 3 SEN Communication Support Worker to join the SEND team at Dean Trust Wigan.

Dean Trust Wigan is part of The Dean Trust, which has a number of very high performing schools and a proven track record of sustained improvement.  The Dean Trust’s core values are “Believe, Achieve, Succeed”. We strive to deliver a traditional academic education, excellent discipline and respect, resulting in improved attainment and progress.

The Governing Body is now seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant Level 3 SEN Communication Support Worker.

The Person

The successful candidate must have experience of working with hearing impaired students and also have the following signing qualification: Signature Level 3 Certificate in British Sign Language (Level 2 will be considered).

The Role

Amongst other duties, the work will involve supporting a Deaf student in mainstream classes and on a 1:1 basis to ensure full access to the curriculum and help ensure the pupil has high aspirations and is empowered to be employable in the future through a variety of routes including university, training or apprenticeships.

This post offers an excellent opportunity for a candidate who wants to help pupils develop into confident, successful and responsible adults who play an active part in society, regardless of their background or prior achievements.

We are highly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS vetting procedures are required for all posts.

Information packs and application forms are available from the school website. www.deantrustwigan.co.uk

Closing Date: 9:00am Friday 17th September 2021

Interviews to be held: Week Commencing 20th September 2021

Dean Trust Wigan





01942 511987

email: recruitment@deantrustwigan.co.uk

website: www.deantrustwigan.co.uk

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