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Guildford Grove Primary School and Nursery

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Learning Support Assistant (Deafness plus Physical Disability)



 Are you currently studying BSL Level 2?
Would you like to be able to make a difference by supporting deaf children in their education?
Are you looking for a job where you can develop your signing skills in-post?

This temporary position offers you the opportunity to work in deaf education while also improving your BSL skills. 
The Lighthouse works to support deaf children from age 3 to 11 in a mainstream setting.  We provide a ‘Total Communication’ environment for deaf children who have wide-ranging communication preferences, from first-language BSL users to spoken-language English users.  This is a highly rewarding post for those interested in enabling young deaf children to access language and learning.
If you are a talented communicator with a passion for deaf education, this is the role for you. We welcome applications from candidates looking for full-time work, or part-time as a job share.

ACTUAL SP4 STARTING SALARY FOR CANDIDATES WITH BSL LEVEL 1 QUALIFICATION: £13,195 (rising up to £14,988 for LSAs with previous school experience)

 ACTUAL SP5 STARTING SALARY FOR CANDIDATES WITH BSL LEVEL 2 QUALIFICATION: £14,659 (rising up to £16,602 for LSAs with previous school experience)
This is a fixed term contract full/part-time as a job share until 24th July 2019
Hours: 32.5 hours per week
[Monday-Friday 8.30 am-3.30 pm]
38.6 weeks per year [Term-Time only plus 3 INSET Days]
Please note, the full-time equivalent salary for this post at Salary Range SP4 is £17,323-£19,677 and SP5 is: £19,245-£21,796 (based on a 52 weeks per year contract)

We welcome enquiries from potential candidates and offer arranged tours of the school prior to application.

Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday 7th February at 12 pm
Interview Date: Tuesday 12th February

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and references.

We warmly welcome applications through Eteach  please click here