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Communication Support Worker / Learning Link Tutor

21.5 hours, 38 weeks Per Year

Calderdale College is looking to recruit a Communication Support Worker / Learning Link Tutor with specific responsibility for providing communication support to hearing impaired and deaf learners.

 The main role of the job is to provide signing or note taking support to hearing impaired learners in a range of educational and training settings. You will need to sign in class, and also breakdown high level English from workbooks and the internet. You will also have to adapt the hearing impaired learners written work to an appropriate level of English.

Working closely with learners and tutors you will be facilitating participation in all aspects of learning and developing the learners’ literacy and numeracy skills to help them achieve their course aims.

You will be joining an outstanding department and must be committed to learner development.

Experience of working in a post 16 education is desirable but not essential. Committed to your own development, you must be educated to at least level 3 in British Sign Language or have this as a first language and level 2 (GCSE or O level) in English and Maths and willing to undertake further training as directed.

Applications must be received by 12noon on the date of closing.

We are committed to safeguarding and promote the welfare of all learners. We expect our employees to share this commitment.

Employment at the College is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service – DBS, (formerly CRB) check.

Any persons applying for roles involving 'regulated activity' (as defined by the DBS), will also be subject to a check on the child and/or adult barred list(s).

“Inspiring learners to succeed in life and in work.”

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Vacancy details

Closing date: 01/02/2018
Salary: £7,739 - £8,711 actual
Term: Permanent

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