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Support Assistant (Hearing Impairment Service)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/09/2019 22:59
£22,021 - £23,836 per annum, pro rata
Hours per week:
18.5 hours per week
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Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
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Job details 

Closing date:
26 Sep

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Hearing Impairment Service
Specialist Learning Support Assistant for Children with Hearing Impairment

Jesmond Park Academy HI ARC
18.5 hours per week

Required as soon as possible, a specialist Learning Support Assistant to provide educational support for deaf and hearing-impaired children and young people.

The successful candidate will initially be based in an Additionally Resourced Centre (HI ARC) at Jesmond Park Academy. The HI ARC is a well-established and successful provision and an integral part of the school.

This interesting post offers the successful applicant a rewarding opportunity to develop their specialist skills within a successful citywide team. The purpose of the post is to provide access and support for up to 18 children and young people with hearing impairment whilst providing a supportive complementary service to mainstream staff.

You will be an enthusiastic, well motivated and adaptable individual with good organisational, communication and interpersonal skills. Ideally you will have some specialist knowledge of hearing impairment and have recent experience working with children and young people with SEN.

Contact details for further information or to arrange a visit to the HIARC: (Acting) Team Leader Hearing Impairment, Joanne Scott on 0191 2774569 or email: joanne.scott@newcastle.gov.uk

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

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