(Casual Basis / as per student need – until July 2016) | Ref 6059

Salary: £17.50 per hour

City and Islington College is a learning environment like no other. The College is a leader in its field and has been honoured with many prizes and awards. It has also been judged outstanding in every measure by Ofsted.

About the role:

We have an excellent opportunity for Communication Support Officers to join our casual pool.  This is a key role to support deaf and hearing impaired students within City and Islington College, using BSL sign language to facilitate learning.

You will liaise with subject teachers and personal tutors regarding the needs of individual students; provide in class support by using communication strategies negotiated with the student/s (e.g. BSL, note-taking, lip speaking)  to enable access to the curriculum and effective communication between the student and the teacher, and the student and their peers.  You will maintain up to date records of student progress and attendance against targets.

About you:

With a minimum of Level 2 in British Sign Language Qualification and working towards a level 3 (essential), you will have a good basic level of English/Communication/ Numeracy skills – at least GCSE Grade A-C or other Level 2 qualification. You will have excellent IT skills and significant experience of communication support in an educational context, preferably post 16. You must be a team player and relate appropriately to a wide range of people.

Next steps:

To apply, go to http://www.candi.ac.uk/work-for-us/vacancies/vacancies

(Please note that we do not accept CVs and you will need to complete our application form).

CLOSING DATE:  Friday 25th September 2015 (midday)

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