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HEARING IMPAIRED TEACHING ASSISTANT

Closing Date:              Monday 21st May 2019 at Noon

Job start:                      ASAP

Salary:                         Scale 5 Pt 22-25

Location:                     London Borough of Hounslow

Contract type:             Full-Time

Contract term:             Maternity Cover

The School is seeking to appoint, as soon as possible, an enthusiastic Hearing Impaired Teaching Assistant to compliment the work currently being done by the Hearing Impaired Unit. The skills required for the role include excellent communication and organisation, as well as being able to support in mainstream classes in a calm and professional manner. The right person will be accountable to the Head of the Hearing Impaired Unit.

Scale 5 posts involve a higher level knowledge across a range of SEN. There would be a greater contribution to the planning and assessment of learning needs and a more proactive involvement in the provision of support.

Heston Community School is a successful, vibrant, happy and oversubscribed school where ‘students behave well and the vast majority are keen learners’ [Ofsted, 2016]. We are now seeking to appoint an individual who shares our passion for learning and our determination to change lives through the education we provide.


We place great store on staff development, at all levels with an extensive programme of professional development, which offers a whole range of opportunities for colleagues to develop their potential within and beyond Heston.


We believe that schools can and do make a difference; change lives and that the most important asset in any school is its staff. The success of Heston Community School is due to our dedicated, committed, experienced and enthusiastic staff.

Please visit our website www.hestoncommunityschool.co.uk to download an Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification and further details.

Contact Details                     

Please email Sonia Dosanjh (sdosanjh@hestoncs.org) if you require any further information or you would like to arrange a visit.  The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in the School.