BSL Teaching Assistant

Posted 21 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Special Education Needs
Contact NameChloe Brown

Job description

Job Title: BSL Teaching Assistant

Location: Greenwich

Are you passionate about supporting individuals with hearing impairments?

Are you fluent in British Sign Language (BSL) and eager to make a positive impact in the lives of students?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join the team as a BSL Teaching Assistant at a Primary School based in Greenwich.

This Primary school is a reputable educational institution committed to providing a supportive and inclusive learning environment for all students. We are seeking a dedicated BSL Teaching Assistant to work alongside our teaching staff, assisting students with hearing impairments to achieve their full potential.


  • Provide in-classroom support to students with hearing impairments, assisting them in understanding and following instructions.
  • Facilitate effective communication between teachers and students by using British Sign Language (BSL) and other appropriate methods.
  • Adapt classroom materials and resources to accommodate the needs of students with hearing impairments.
  • Assist in the implementation of individualized education plans (IEPs) for students with hearing impairments.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment where students feel supported and encouraged to participate.
  • Collaborate with teachers and other educational professionals to develop and implement strategies for supporting students with hearing impairments.
  • Monitor and record the progress of students, providing feedback to teachers and parents/guardians as required.
  • Promote independence and self-advocacy skills among students with hearing impairments.
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of students during classroom activities and school events.


  • Fluent in British Sign Language (BSL) - minimum BSL Level 3 qualification required.
  • Experience working with individuals with hearing impairments, preferably in an educational setting.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to effectively convey information using BSL.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting students with special needs.
  • Knowledge of different strategies and techniques for supporting students with hearing impairments.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multitask effectively.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and build positive relationships with students, parents/guardians, and colleagues.
  • Commitment to always maintaining confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Relevant qualifications, such as a Teaching Assistant qualification or a degree in Education, would be an advantage.
  • We offer a competitive salary package and ongoing professional development opportunities. As a BSL Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in empowering students with hearing impairments, helping them thrive academically and socially.

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with hearing impairments and meet the requirements outlined above, we would love to hear from you.

Please submit your CV to Chloe @ Remedy on 0204 505 5463 or