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  • Start date details

    Autumn Term 2023

  • Closing date

    7 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week over 5 days

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

NJC Scale 4 £22,369 - £24,054 pro rata to weeks worked (from £19,240 onwards for 44.85 weeks)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to further expand the SEND learning support team and wish to appoint an enthusiastic Communication Support Worker to work in our Deaf Resource Base. You will need initiative and be able to work collaboratively to provide a caring and stimulating environment for our children. You must have good interpersonal skills, ICT skills and enjoy working with children. We offer a friendly supportive working environment with a commitment to the continued professional development of staff.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience working and supporting in an educational setting
  • British Sign Language at Level 2 or above
  • Successfully planned and delivered interventions and booster groups
  • Maths and English GCSE level A – C or 4-9 or equivalent
  • A positive and supportive influence on the teacher and children you support
  • The ability to recognise the child's needs & adapt the learning accordingly to ensure children thrive
  • Committed to the learning and development of children within your care.

What the school offers its staff

Salary: NJC Grade 4 £22,369 - £24,054 (£19,240 for 44.85 weeks onwards) pay award pending

Contract type: Permanent

Start date: From Autumn term 2023

St Matthias is a good school where staff know students well. Leaders work hard to ensure that everyone feels part of the school’s diverse community. Students feel happy and safe at school. This is because leaders have created an environment where students are well supported and cared for. Leaders expect students to try hard in school. They do not tolerate disruption in lessons or at social times. In lessons students are polite and respectful of their teachers. Everyone gets access to a good-quality curriculum.

(Extracts from Ofsted Report published 10th January 2020)

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

This post is subject to all necessary safeguarding checks this includes satisfactory references requested prior to interview, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, online checks, medical check, evidence of qualifications and of the right to work in the UK.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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About St Matthias School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
882 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number

Arranging a visit to St Matthias School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@st-matthias.com.

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