Communication Support Specialist

Comberton Village College, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB23 7DU

This job expired on 11 July 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    11 July 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

TA L3, Point 7-11 £20,444- £22,129 FTE

Actual salary

£16,960.66 - £18,358.56 pro rata 32.5 hours per week, term time only

Communication Support Specialist job summary

The Centre at Comberton Village College is looking to appoint skilled and enthusiastic individuals to join our hard-working team of professionals, who dedicate themselves to enabling our students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) to cope in a mainstream setting and feel safe to prosper academically and socially. As a Communication Support Specialist (CSS) you will have experience of working with young people with Special Education Needs. You will have a good understanding and up to date knowledge of practice and research in these areas. Duties within this role include: • Integrating students with SEN into mainstream education and raising their standards of achievement • Supporting the teachers and TAs within the Centre • Supporting the parents, therapists and outside agencies in the students’ development • Modifying the curriculum and work schemes where necessary, so that all students can access learning and have their needs met at the earliest opportunity. • Supporting learning both in class and within the Centre either in a TA or keyworker role. • Advising other staff about supporting and scaffolding learning where appropriate. Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for further information about this role. How to apply: Please complete and return the Support Staff Application form located on our website www.combertonvc.org/contact-us/current-vacancies. Your application should be supported by a letter of application (consisting of no more than 2 sides of A4 printed) which explains the reason for your interest and your relevant track record that confirms you could fulfil the expectations of the role. Applications should be submitted to: Wendy Jones / Caridad Mayfield on personnel@combertonvc.org as soon as possible but no later than midday on Monday, 11th July 2022. Please note that we do not accept applications by CV.
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About Comberton Village College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1940 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

Please note that listings under Comberton Village College may be for other schools within The Cam Academy Trust.

Our schools include:
Cambourne Village College, Cambourne
Comberton Village College, Comberton
Everton Heath Primary, Everton
Gamlingay Village Primary, Gamlingay
Hartford Infant School, Huntingdon
Hartford Primary School, Huntingdon
Jeavons Wood Primary School, Cambourne
Melbourn Village College, Melbourn
Offord Primary School, Offord D'Arcy
St Peters School, Huntingdon
Thongsley Fields Primary School, Huntingdon

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