Kirklees College

HI Support (CSW) x multiple

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
£26,685 - £28,381 FTE £11,146.95 - £11,855.41 Pro Rata
13 Sep 2022
30 Sep 2022
Job Level
Teaching Assistant
Contract Type
Part Time

This post is a cross college role and flexibility to travel to all centres is required.

SEND Hearing Impairment Support (Communication Support Worker) x2

Hours:  18 hrs per week over 38 weeks

Kirklees College are looking for multiple CSWs to join the SEND Department within the Student Experience Directorate at Kirklees College. We have multiple positions working 18 hours per week over 38 weeks within the SEND Hearing Impairment Support team and you will be joining other dedicated professionals who will be able to provide exceptional student support.

The successful applicant will provide high quality support across the college, working with the SENDCO for HI to ensure appropriate plans and strategies are in place to support students from school transitions, into, through and out of college to a positive destination. The successful candidate will be able to provide interventions identified from available data, oversee the EHCP process including annual reviews and ensure students feel valued and well supported in appropriate ways for preparation for adulthood.    

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working with young people with SEND in an educational capacity, have in-depth knowledge of EHCP’s, the SEND Code of Practice and support strategies, whilst also being able to use their own judgement and initiative in complex situations leading to successful outcomes.

The qualifications deemed essential for the post are a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in literacy and numeracy (e.g. GCSE English and Maths at grade A*-C) also educated to minimum Level 3 HI qualification or already be working towards one and may already have a relevant HE Degree. The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is also essential for the post.

Kirklees College is a large successful FE college, currently Ofsted graded as Good, operating across Kirklees with centres based in Huddersfield and Dewsbury.

If you have supplied an e-mail address, should you be shortlisted for interview, we will contact you via your e-mail address. Please ensure that you check your 'Spam' or 'Junk' mailboxes, as sometimes emails can be diverted to these folders.

If you have any queries about this post please e-mail or telephone 01484 437009.

Kirklees College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As a College we are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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