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BSL and/or Makaton trained support staff

  • Location: Sunderland
  • Start date: 01 Jan 2019
  • Category: Primary
  • Job reference: PE11082887
  • Branch: Newcastle, Newcastle Primary
  • Consultant: Jonny Greener
  • Call: 0191 279 7270
Job description
We are looking for a passionate and committed person to join our team as an Education Support Worker.

The successful applicant will work with children who have dual or single sensory impairment, learning disability and / or autism. The role involves providing a person centred approach to meet communication, information and mobility needs within local Primary Schools.

Due to the communication needs of our learners, we are looking for candidates who hold a level 2 or 3 qualification in British Sign Language, or are confident in the use of Makaton.

About you
Previous experience of working with children in a classroom setting would be an advantage, as well as working with children who have a sensory impairment, autism or learning disability. Supporting people with their personal care may be a requirement of this role.

If you are confident in supporting the needs of learners with a range of SEND and have an understanding of the use of BSL or Makaton, please contact Jonny on 0191 279 7270 or Jonny.Greener@protocol-education.com.
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