North London, London
about 1 month ago
British Sign Language Teaching Assistant
- £80- £90 per day
- Based in North London
- September Start
- Special Needs School
- Long term to Permanent
** Certified in British Sign language (BSL) level 2 or above
We are looking for teaching assistants that are confident and capable in using British Sign Language. A fantastic specialist school based in North London 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
Our amazing school is based in North London with great transport links from London, the friendly welcoming staff are looking for someone to join their team ASAP. If you think you are the right person for this role then please apply now, you can also contact Zeki at Remedy for more information.