Deaf Inclusion Worker

Deaf Inclusion Worker Vacancy at St Margaret’s Academy, Barewell Road, Torquay, TQ1 4PA


We are looking for a BSL communicator, ideally with a current qualification at

Level 3 and with a desire to train to Level 6. We are looking for someone to work for two days a week.


Numbers on Roll: 418


Salary Details:

Fixed Term, part-time over 2 days x 39 weeks pa (term time plus inset days) Actual Salary: BSL Level 3 £6,888- £7,644; BSL Level 2 £6,120-£6,756 (pay award pending)


We can offer you excellent support, a friendly team and access to continued professional development. We are willing to accept applications from communicators who are looking to train to L6. There is the possibility that we can fund this training. You are very welcome to phone the school to discuss options and the post.


You will communicate through BSL and will fully support development of the pupils’ identity as BSL users, throughout the school day.  You will work with staff at the school to raise and maintain standards of BSL so that the children are fully included socially and you will also support the children to have full access to the curriculum to reach their potential. The position is linked to two pupils at St. Margaret’s Academy.


Qualifications necessary to fulfil this post will be BSL, preferably at Level 3

(or Level 2 with a commitment to achieve Level 3) and Cued Speech, or a commitment to gain a qualification in Cued Speech in order to support access to phonics and Literacy. 


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. As such all applicants will be required to submit details of two referees who will be contacted in advance of interviews for shortlisted candidates. The successful applicant will also be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer.


Please email for an application form, personal specification and job description.


Please ensure you send the hard copy of your completed application form by post to B Duff, St Margaret’s Academy, Barewell Road, Torquay, TQ1 4PA


The closing date for applications is midday on Wednesday 17/06/20


Provisional interview date: 02/07/20 – this will be confirmed nearer this date