Teacher of the Deaf

Posted 11 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Primary Education
Contact NameZeki Mehmet

Job description

Job Title: British Sign Language (BSL) Teacher

Location: Primary School based in Northwest London

Type: Part Time - 2 days per week

Start Date: ASAP

Are you a skilled and passionate British Sign Language (BSL) Teacher looking for a rewarding opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the lives of deaf and hard of hearing students? An exciting position has become available at a primary school based in Northwest London, where you can inspire and empower students in a supportive learning environment.

About Us:

Situated within a vibrant primary school in Northwest London, this school is dedicated to providing high-quality education and support for deaf and hard of hearing students. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible learning environment where every student can thrive academically, socially, and emotionally.

Role Overview:

As a BSL Teacher, you will play a crucial role in delivering engaging and effective BSL instruction to students within this Primary School. Working collaboratively with a dedicated team of educators and support staff, you will provide tailored learning experiences that meet the diverse needs of our students and facilitate their communication skills development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver engaging BSL lessons tailored to the individual needs and abilities of students.
  • Develop and implement differentiated teaching strategies to support students' language acquisition and communication skills.
  • Create a supportive and inclusive learning environment that promotes student engagement and participation.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop and adapt curriculum materials to meet the specific needs of deaf and hard of hearing students.
  • Assess student progress, provide constructive feedback, and track individual learning goals.
  • Work closely with parents, carers, and external agencies to support students' holistic development and well-being.


  • Qualified BSL Teacher with relevant teaching qualifications and experience.
  • Proficient in British Sign Language (BSL) with the ability to communicate effectively in a classroom setting.
  • Knowledge of deaf culture, communication methods, and best practices in deaf education.
  • Experience working with deaf and hard of hearing students in an educational setting is desirable.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and collaboration skills.
  • Commitment to inclusive education and promoting equality of opportunity for all students.
  • Hold an enhanced DBS on the update service or be willing to undertake a new one.

Why Join Us:

  • Opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of deaf and hard of hearing students.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment within a dedicated Deaf Resource Base team.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and expertise in deaf education.

If you are a dedicated and passionate BSL Teacher looking to join a supportive and inclusive educational community, we would love to hear from you!