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Educational Communicator
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: CBED/21/9792
  • Published: Tue 16/03/2021, 8:15 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/04/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 11 hours per week, Worked over 2 days per week
  • Salary: £20,903 per annum pro rata or £4,531.12 pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Dunstable, Bedfordshire

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Educational Communicator

Team: Hearing Impairment Team

Job Family: Supporting - CBG6

Salary: £20,903 per annum pro rata or £4,531.12 pro rata

Hours: 11 hours per week worked over 2 days - Term Time Only

Base Location: Toddington, Dunstable

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 11th April 2021

Interview Date: W/C 19th April 2021 

More about the role:

Central Bedfordshire Council are committed to supporting children with special educational needs. The council are looking to recruit an  Educational Communicator for 11hours to work as part of the Hearing Impairment Team within our specialist  resource provisions based at Toddington St George Church of England School, Parkfields Middle School and Harlington Upper School. You will join an experienced team of Educational Communicators co-ordinated by the Provisions Qualified Teacher of the Deaf (QTOD). The team is committed to greatly improving the lives of children within Central Bedfordshire.

The successful candidate will provide full time dedicated one to one communication support for pupils with severe/profound hearing impairments.  Enabling them to access the academic and social curriculum and empowering them to realise their full potential under the direction of the Provisions Qualified Teacher of the Deaf within the classroom and the provision.  A BSL Level 1 qualification is desirable or a commitment to achieve the qualification within a year.  The ability to use your own initiative, work alone and as part of a friendly team is vital and part of the wider school team. The successful candidate will  be supported by the Hearing Impairment Team to develop their skills working with deaf pupils.

The successful candidate will have a GCSE standard C for English and Maths or equivalent. It is desirable to have BSL Level 1 or a commitment to qualifying within a year. 

Join us and have the chance to learn and progress. Find your greatness by helping us to deliver better services to the local community’.

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.

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To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Educational Communicator Recruitment Pack

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: Imelda Taylor at or call 0300 300 4754

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at  


Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.  

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace.

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline.

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