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Teaching Assistant (Hearing Impairment) OCC12585

Job Details:


Salary Range: £19,945 - £22,021 pro-rata, per annum

Work Location: The Cherwell School, Oxford

Hours per week: 30 (term-time only; 39 working weeks per annum)

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Sunday 22nd September 2019

Interview date: Thursday 3rd October 2019


Teaching Assistant (Hearing Impairment):


A skilled Teaching Assistant with a calm, encouraging and positive manner is required to work with children and young people with hearing impairments, attending a resource base in Oxford.


The ability to work positively as part of a team and to communicate sensitively and appropriately with children and young people and colleagues is essential.


You must have experience of working with children and hold GCSE Maths and English grade A* to C (or equivalent).


Working closely with specialist teachers of the deaf and school staff to improve outcomes, your aim will be to enable access to the curriculum and to facilitate full inclusion for the children and young people with hearing impairment you work with. Good spoken and written English language skills are essential. (An interest in sign language is desirable.)


The age of the children and young people worked with may change depending upon the needs of the children and young people supported by the Hearing Impairment Team over time, but the post is currently based at The Cherwell Secondary School on Marston Ferry Road in north Oxford.


For more information about this job, please click to read the full Job Description and Selection Criteria, and for an informal discussion please contact Tonia Harris on 07584 909522 or email


Please note; job-share and additional hours may be considered.


Our Organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee an interview for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job. We also guarantee interviews to care leavers who have completed further education and who meet the essential criteria for the job. For those leaving care without any further education we guarantee an interview for our apprenticeships. 

All posts, unless stated otherwise, are open to flexible working arrangements.

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