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Peterhead Area, AB16 5GB
£19,576 - £20,229 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
36.25 hours per week

Job Description

Communicators will be required to promote access to the curriculum for assigned pupils through British Sign Language (BSL) and other appropriate strategies, as directed; to create and produce resources/materials to promote access to the curriculum, as directed; and help to create a supportive and positive atmosphere where pupils can work towards independence and inclusion. Communicators will work closely with Hearing Support teachers, as well as mainstream staff. Communicators will be appointed to the Sensory Support Service and may be required to work with different pupils in a primary or secondary educational setting, as appropriate.

There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the Service and the organisation. We are looking for an enthusiastic person to be a BSl communicator. They will work during term times and be part of the school community to support a pupil whose main method of communication is BSL. This is a full time post.

This post is regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check.  Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

This post has a minimum requirement of one reference, one which must be your current or most recent employer.

Fixed Term for a period not exceeding 05/07/2024

Informal enquiries to Karen McKain - 07717360553

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