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Learning Mentor (Communication Support Worker)

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Whittington Green School, Chesterfield
Salary details
Grade 8 £21,905.88 - £23,542.20 per annum
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Closing Date
17 April 2023
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Required from September 2023

Whittington Green School Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and suitably experienced communication support worker to join our team supporting deaf students across a variety of curriculum areas.

This post requires a person who understands the needs of deaf students who may have other needs in addition within a secondary school setting.

The ability to establish good working relationships with the students and staff is essential.

Previous experience of working with deaf and SEND students is desirable but not essential. Knowledge of BSL is essential.

The successful applicant will be well supported and have opportunities for continued professional development. 

Previous experience of working with students with a variety of learning needs is essential. 

Whittington Green School:-

  • welcomes applications regardless of age, gender or religion
  • is committed to the protection and safety of its students
  • undertakes enhanced DBS checks on all applicants
  • only accepts applications submitted on approved application forms

Provisional Interview Date: Week commencing 24  April 2023.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.