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British Sign Language BSL Level 3 Teaching Assistant

  • Location

    Lewisham, London

  • Sector:

    Special Education Needs

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  • Salary:

    £85 - £100 per day

  • Contact:

    Carly Walters

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Duration:

    Long term perm

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BSL Level 3 Support Worker

Lewisham, South East London

A "Outstanding" secondary school for students with hearing, speech and language and communication needs with a residential provision is seeking full time Teaching Assistant to join their team ASAP!

This school aims to provide an education of the highest quality, which celebrates everyone's success in a happy, caring, creative environment where all their differences are valued. This school are looking for an individual with a level 3 "British Sign Language" and someone who has the experience in schools and using Makaton. This school is a 3 form entry with challenging children who need your extra support through their school lives. The school have excellent SLT management and other staff that can help you on a day to day basis.

The right candidate must have:

  • "Outstanding" Behaviour management
  • BSL Level 3
  • DBS on the update service
  • Previous experience in a school
  • Knowledge of primary curriculum
  • A good understanding of Special Educational Needs
  • Experience in British Sign Language

Some benefits of the role:

  • Temp to Perm
  • Training with the secondary school
  • Refer a friend scheme £150 T&C apply
  • Competitive Pay rates
  • Easy transport links

Your responsibilities:

  • Following schools behaviour policies
  • Insuring safeguarding procedures are being followed at all times
  • Support fellow staff at all times
  • Working one-to-one with children
  • Helping them with their learning and signing to help them
  • Using Makaton
  • Liaising with the relevant class teacher and SENCO when required
  • To support children across all areas of learning with a variety of needs while also allowing them independence

Applicants must have excellent sign language skills (minimum qualification BSL Level 3) and experience of working with deaf and/or language impaired children.