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Hearing Impairment Specialist (BSL)

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Job description

Your role will include working with a young person within Key Stage 1 and you will be required to assist teachers to support the learning, educational progress and inclusion of the pupil with a hearing impairment, with the aim of narrowing any attainment gap they may have.

This is to encourage the young person so they can access the curriculum, participate in learning, experience a sense of achievement and develop independence in learning and other aspects of school life. The school are looking for someone who can carry out the following responsibilities:

  • To work in partnership with the teacher to help adapt planning or resources so it is accessible by the child you will be supporting.
  • You will be communicating between spoken English and British Sign Language
  • Translate written documents into signed versions or what the pupil is signing into writing.
  • Voice over what a deaf pupil is saying if their speech is difficult to understand.
  • Providing support as agreed with the teacher (and Teacher of the Deaf). This may include pre-tutoring support to ensure pupils have the necessary knowledge and familiarity with the vocabulary and concepts used in the lesson.
  • Post-tutoring to check understanding, and reinforce key learning points.

As no day will be the same, we are looking for someone who is adaptable and resilient. This is an opportunity that could lead to a longer term/ permanent role and is full time. If this is a role that you are interested in please contact me as soon as possible on 0161 242 1795.

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