Elmfield School

Elmfield School for Deaf Children

Vacancies 

We enjoy welcoming new staff to join our school teams on both the Primary and Secondary sites and offer an induction programme to our new starters.  We also offer new staff the opportunity to learn and improve their BSL skills.

Bristol has a thriving Deaf community and is an exciting and vibrant city to live in.

 

*NEW*

Communication Support Worker

Bristol Grade 8

19.75 hours per week (Wednesday-Friday)

Term time only + 5 INSET days

Fixed term contract - 05/11/18-02/06/19

 

We are looking to appoint a CSW to support Deaf and Hearing Impaired students in mainstream lessons within our partner schools and colleges.

Elmfield is a maintained Bristol Special School for pupils aged 2-16 years which serves the Bristol and wider region. We have been consistently judged as “Good” with “Outstanding” features by OFSTED. Pupils have deafness as a primary need, some with additional Special Educational Needs, and we provide a Bilingual Deaf Education where BSL and English are used. Experience working with children with a range of additional needs will be an advantage.

Support will involve mediating and supporting language in both BSL and oral English. Staff will also support children to achieve their learning objectives through learning support, reinforcing expectations and vocabularies, and clarifying tasks.

The applicant should have:

  • High expectations
  • The ability to work flexibly and to use own initiative
  • Experience of working within an educational environment with Deaf and HI students
  • Good spoken English skills
  • Be able to develop and maintain records and liaise between partner school and college teachers and tutors, and Elmfield tutors
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • A commitment to partnership working and developing links between settings

A minimum of BSL Level 3 or equivalent is essential

A minimum of A-C GCSE English and Maths or equivalent is essential

Prospective applicants are welcome to visit the school.  Please contact us by telephone on 0117 9030 366 or email Elmfield.info@elmfield.bristol.sch.uk to arrange a convenient date and time.

For an application form, job description and employee specification, please click the links below:

Application Form

Employee Specification

Job Description

Please email completed application forms to amy.saunders@elmfield.bristol.sch.uk or post to Elmfield School for Deaf Children, Greystoke Avenue, Bristol, BS10 6AY. CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications:  Monday 1st October at 9am

Interviews: w/b Monday 8th October

 

 

 

Supply Teachers

We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced Teachers to join our bank of supply teachers. Experience of working with Deaf or Hearing Impaired children is desirable, but not essential.
 
Elmfield School is a maintained Bristol Special School for pupils aged 2-16 years which serves the Bristol and wider region. We have been consistently judged as “Good” with “Outstanding” features by OFSTED. Pupils are severely/profoundly deaf, some with additional Special Educational Needs, and we provide a Bilingual Deaf Education where BSL and English are used.
 
A knowledge of British Sign Language is advantageous, but not essential as we can provide interpreters.
 
For further information please contact the school on 0117 9030 366 or elmfield.info@elmfield.bristol.sch.uk.

 

 

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“We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.”