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Teaching Assistant

Learning Support Assistant – Hearing Impaired

Slough – Full or part time

Easter 2021

SEND department are seeking to recruit a Hearing Impairment Teaching Assistant in Slough.

This role is specifically to deliver support to pupils, children and young people with a hearing impairment.

The role is based in a lovely primary school in Slough with a specific Hearing Impaired Unit.

The successful applicant will have the ability to learn how to confidently use, and demonstrate the use of, a variety of specialist aids and equipment.

The successful candidate will become part of a diverse, friendly and supportive multidisciplinary team, working in partnership with key agencies to deliver early intervention programmes, as well as statutory duties across settings and the community.

Applicants should:

  • have evidence of further training in special educational needs
  • have experience of working with pupils with a hearing impairment
  • be dedicated to supporting the inclusion and independence of vulnerable children and young people
  • have knowledge of needs arising from hearing impairment and knowledge of equipment and resources to support pupils with special educational needs
  • be creative, flexible, positive thinking and focused on solutions
  • adapt readily to change, with the ability to work in a variety of situations
  • be a good communicator, in person and in writing
  • have the ability to liaise effectively with other professionals to improve outcomes for children with a hearing impairment

Knowledge of Makaton and British Sign Language would be an advantage

Supply Desk is working in partnership with Buckinghamshire Local Authority and represent a host of opportunities in Buckinghamshire. In addition to top rates of pay, and a commitment to your professional development we can offer you a pension contribution scheme and a dedicated consultant to support you every step of the way.  Please visit our website www.supplydesk.co.uk.

Call 01494840527 or email alicja.luambano@supplydesk.co.uk to apply!!

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