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British Sign Language Teaching Assistant

Posted: 14th May 2019
  • Location: Wandsworth, London
  • Salary: GBP70 - GBP90 per day
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

British Sign Language Teaching Assistant - 19,000 - 27,000 per year - Based in Wandsworth - ASAP Start - Special Needs School - Permanent

** SEN Teaching Assistant for Primary and Secondary setting (7-19-year olds)
** Special Needs School based in Wandsworth
** 19,000 - 27,000 per year, depending on experience
** Certified in British Sign language (BSL) level 2 or above

Are you a Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant with at least BSL Level 2 or 3 and looking for a new challenge?

Do you want to work in a supportive team to help you develop your skills in the classroom?

Do you want to make a considerable difference to the lives of children with educational needs?

We are looking for teaching assistants that are confident and capable in using British Sign Language. A fantastic specialist school in Wandsworth are looking to expand their team and need long term commitment from someone who can start immediately until the end of the academic year.

This setting is a specialist day and weekly boarding school who educate pupils who are visually impaired, including those who are multi-disable visually impaired, deaf-blind and those with profound learning difficulties and complex health needs.

You will be supported by staff who are experts in teaching hearing impaired children. The staff team use a total communication approach combining lip-reading, use of residual hearing and sign supported English (SSE). Pupils with a range of hearing losses are helped to develop language skills, to make progress in their social and emotional development and to have confidence to learn.

Skills and qualifications required:
* Certified in British Sign language (BSL) level 2 or above
* Communicate with parents and carers
* Able to relay BSL from hearing impaired students to non-signing students or adults.
* Excellent strategic & communication skills, the ability to use initiative and that can work well under pressure.
* Positions are subject to an enhance disclosure barred service

Successful candidates will benefit from:
* Excellent daily rates through PAYE
* Support throughout your placement from an experienced SEND consultant
* Local work
* Free CPD
* Opportunity to work additional hours

If this sounds like you and you're ready for a new challenge, then hit the apply button below or contact Orsi at FRCE on 0203 846 7111/07713319518 or

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