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Andrews' Endowed Church of England Primary School

Communication Support Assistant

Closing date: 06/11/2019 at 12:00

Job Start Date: 02/12/2019

Contract/Hours: Fixed Term Contract , Full-time

Salary Type: Main Pay Range

Salary Details: Grade B

Hours of Work: 9.00 – 12.00/1.30 – 3.30 Mon-Fri (Job share considered)

Suitable for a job share: Yes

Location of Role: Andrews' Endowed CE Primary School

Contact e-mail address: adminoffice@andrewsendowed.hants.sch.uk

Job/Person Summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and caring Communication Support Assistant to join our friendly team.  The post-holder will need to have a BSL Level 1 and be willing to train towards BSL Level 2 to provide support for a pupil with a profound hearing impairment and cochlear implant, as well as supporting other learners within the classroom.

The Communication Assistant will be required to work under the supervision/direction of the class teacher in supporting the pupil's needs directly or indirectly.

This may involve working:
- One to one with a pupil with a Hearing Impairment
- With the specific pupil in a group
- With other pupils to enable the teacher to work with the specific child
- Working with others while observing the specific pupil's independent work

Duties include supporting children in the classroom and playground and working closely with the class teacher to develop pupils' academic and social skills. You will need to be kind, patient, motivated by young children's learning and enjoy their company. Previous experience of working in a Key Stage 1 setting is desirable.

This post will also cover lunchtimes at school working as a supervisory assistant with our lunchtime team.  At lunchtimes, responsibilities include supporting pupils in the lunch hall, as well as supervising and assisting with play outside.  Our lunchtime team work with all pupils from 4 – 11. 

Salary scale B £16,905 to £17,148 pro-rata  (depending on qualifications and experience). Term time only.

Lunchtime Supervisor Role – Salary scale A £16,395 to £16,647 pro-rata – term time only.

*This position is defined as fixed-term as it is role dependent, supporting a specific pupil’s EHCP hours

Application Procedure

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

To request an application pack, please call our school office on 01420 83094 or by emailing Mrs Tracy Slater our Administrative Officer , via  adminoffice@andrewsendowed.hants.sch.uk.

Safer Recruitment

Andrews' Endowed Church of England Primary School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: 92 London Road, Holybourne, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 4EL

Telephone: 01420 83094

Website: www.andrewsendowed.co.uk/

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