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British Sign Language Teaching Assistant

  • Location

    Orpington, Kent

  • Sector:

    Special Education Needs

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  • Salary:

    £80 - £90 per day

  • Contact:

    Sophie Child

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

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British Sign Language Teaching Assistant

Orpington, the London Borough of Bromley

  • £80- £90 per day depending on experience
  • Based in Orpington
  • ASAP Start
  • Special Needs School
  • Long term to Permanent
  • Full time

We are looking for teaching assistants that are confident and capable in using British Sign Language. A fantastic specialist school in Orpington 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

If you think you are the right person for this role then please apply now, you can also contact Sophie at Remedy for more information.