Communication Support Worker

  • All About Children
  • Bracknell, UK
  • 17 Oct, 2023
Part time

Job Description

Communication Support Worker - Children's House Day Nursery, Binfield, Bracknell

Required from as soon as possible

Hours: Initially 25 hours per week increasing to 30 hours per week from January 2024 - Term Time only

Salary BSL Level 3 (F.T.E) £34,362 pro rata 

 We are looking to appoint an experienced Communication Support Worker to support a profoundly deaf 2 yearold child at our nursery who has cochlear implants and is using total communication i.e. Sign Language and Spoken Language at home and in nursery.

The successful candidate will be joining a large committed and enthusiastic nursery team who are developing their experience working with children who are deaf. Your role will be to support the young deaf child to develop their communication skills and general development alongside the nursery staff and the Teacher of the Deaf and Speech and Language Therapist professionals who are directly involved. At least level 3 British Signing Language skills are essential for this role, but a competent level 2 might be considered for the right candidate.

 The ideal candidate to work 1.1 with the child and alongside the staff team

  •  will have a flexible approach to meeting the individual needs of each child
  • will have a genuine enthusiasm and commitment for working with deaf children
  • will support the excellent provision currently delivered in the nursery
  • is highly motivated and would like to be part of our large, hardworking team
  • has excellent communication and organisational skills
  •  has BSL level 3 Communication support for deaf learners
  •  is committed to team work and maintaining high standards
  • has high expectations for progress and behaviour

 In return we offer:

  • The opportunity to work in an OFSTED Good Nursery within a friendly and dedicated staff team that are committed to providing excellent learning outcomes for children.
  • The opportunity to work with other professionals and to learn from their experience and knowledge in supporting young children who are deaf.

If you have a passion for supporting the development of children’s communication skills and learning, have an enthusiastic, caring yet firm attitude and the ability to be flexible and work as part of a supportive team, we would love to hear from you.

If this is the job for you, please apply today!




Nursery Name

Children's House Day Nursery