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Hearing Impaired Learning Support Assistant

Westgate CP School and Nursery
Place of work:
Bury St Edmunds
Salary details:
Job term:
Part Time
Fixed Term
Closing date:
10 September 2021 01:00 PM
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  • £18,933 - £21,748 pro rata
  • 15 hours per week, term time only
  • Fixed Term until 31 August 2022.

Westgate is a large primary school in Bury St Edmunds. The school has over 300 children from Nursery through to Year 6 and a Hearing Impaired Unit.

We aim to create a caring and safe community in which everyone is valued and respected. We have supportive and caring staff who work together in year groups, key stages and across the whole school. 

We are currently recruiting for a Learning Support Assistant experienced in working with children with a hearing impairment.

You will be working as part of a dedicated unit that caters for children with severe to profound hearing loss from the age of three to eleven. You will be supporting a hearing impaired child integrated into their mainstream class within our primary school.

You will have previous experience of working with young people. They will be deaf aware, proficient in sign and have British Sign Language qualification Level 1 as a minimum requirement, or be prepared to undertake the course eventually achieving Level 2.  

We can offer you:

  • a warm and nurturing environment and supportive team
  • a developing and forward-thinking approach
  • commitment to continual professional development.

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification from the related information section. Also, please refer to our job applicants’ privacy notice and safeguarding statement on our website: https://www.westgatecp.co.uk/vacancies/

You are welcome to visit our school or to contact Miss Rankin, Teacher of the Deaf, if you have questions about the post prior to application at: trina.rankin@westgatecp.co.uk

Applications should be sent to Annie Drugan, School Business Manager at: annie.drugan@westgatecp.co.uk

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