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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,462.00 - £23,095.00 Annually (Actual) Grade 4/5, 31.25 hours pw (5 days per week, term time plus two days)

Teaching Assistant - Hearing Support job summary

    31.25 hours pw (5 days per week, term time plus two days)

    Rushy has a Hearing Resource Base where children who have significant deafness are supported in mainstream education by Specialist TAs and through Teacher of the Deaf Support.

    The Hearing Support Teaching Assistant’s primary focus will be to work under the professional guidance of the class teacher/Teacher of the Deaf (ToD), within an agreed system of supervision, to support deaf pupils in mainstream lessons using a Total Communication (TC) approach and to deliver specific interventions, e.g. speech and language therapy.

    The suitable person will need at least level 1 BSL and able to use a mixture of BSL, SSE and spoken language to communicate with and support the learning of identified pupils.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of an established team and to bring high standards of teaching and learning to our Trust. The successful candidate will be able to work as part of a team, have good communication skills, be enthusiastic, fair and kind. It is essential that you are able to follow school procedures.

    Please state which hours you would like to apply for in your application.

    Cirrus Primary Academy Trust champions continuous professional development and has a range of CPD offerings and other staff benefits which include:

    - LGPS and TPS pension

    - Employee Assistance Programme

    - Cycle to work scheme

    - Staff recognition awards

    - Staff Charter

    Please read our applicant pack for further details

    Other Information

    Please be aware that this role can only be worked in the UK from the location(s) provided and not from overseas.

    For this role the Trust would not consider sponsoring a Certificate of Sponsorship/visa. Please note we are unable to offer advice on any Visa and Immigration cases.

    Feedback will only be provided upon request if you attend an interview.

    Please note: Cirrus Primary Academy Trust may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn at any point without notice. With this in mind, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

    In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023 statutory guidelines, the Trust will use internet searches, including social media searches to perform pre-employment checks on candidates in the course of recruitment. The Trust will act in accordance with its data protection and equal opportunities obligations.

    Employees working in any role that requires them to communicate with pupils, parents, guardians, staff and / or members of the community, must be able to speak fluent English to enable the effective performance of the role and to ensure that they are able to abide by their safeguarding responsibilities.

    Safeguarding & Equal Opportunities

    This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. All employees of the Trust are deemed to be in regulated activity with children and as such, all offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and for this role, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed amongst other checks as appropriate.

    All shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a declaration regarding offences and have references requested (unless agreed otherwise), prior to the interview.

    Cirrus Primary Academy Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a supportive and inclusive working environment in which all individuals are able to make best use of their skills. Applications are invited from all members of the community. We do not discriminate against staff on the basis of age; race; sex; disability; sexual orientation; gender reassignment; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; religion, faith or belief (Equality Act 2010 protected characteristics). The principles of non-discrimination and equality of opportunity also apply to the way in which staff and Trust treat visitors, volunteers, contractors and former staff members

    Reasonable adjustments

    Should you require any reasonable adjustments to support you in applying for this role, or at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact the HR Team via recruitment@cirrustrust.uk

    Commitment to safeguarding

    Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

    Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

    Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
    childcare disqualification
    Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
    online and social media
    prohibition from teaching
    right to work
    satisfactory references
    suitability to work with children

    You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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    About Rushy Meadow Primary Academy

    School type
    Academy, ages 3 to 11
    Education phase
    View all Primaryjobs
    School size
    387 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    3 to 11

    School location

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