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Hearing Specialist Base Teaching Assistants (2 posts)

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Rushmere Hall Primary School
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Part Time
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30 October 2020 01:00 PM
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£18,933 - £19,698 pro rata

Post 1: 

  • HSB TA, 30 hpw, term time only, 38 weeks per year.
  • Maternity Cover
  • Working Monday – Fridays 8.30am – 3.30pm with one hour lunch

Post 2: 

  • HSB TA 11 hpw, term time only, 38 weeks per year.
  • Fixed term until 31 August 2021.
  • Working Thursday and Fridays 9am – 3.30pm with one hour lunch.

Required for a January 2021 start, HSB Teaching Assistants to give support to children with profound hearing impairment and additional needs. Working in partnership with the teacher for the deaf and classroom based teachers to support children’s access of the curriculum, participation in learning activities and the life of the school by communicating between spoken English and British Sign Language or Signed Supported English, depending on the child’s communication preference. Enhance children’s sense of achievement whilst developing independence in learning and other aspects of school life.

A British Sign Language Level 1 qualification is essential, stage 2 is desirable and you should be well qualified and possess the confidence and skills in the person specification.

Further details and application forms are available from the school office or website.

Please call (01473) 726027 or email:

Completed applications should be returned to the Head Teacher, Mr P Fykin at: 

Interview date: 12 November 2020.

All job offers and appointments are subject to completion of satisfactory employment checks.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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