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BSL Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Are you trained in British Sign Language looking to use your experience to make a difference in a young person's life?

We are looking for Teaching Assistants that are confident and capable in using British Sign Language. A fantastic specialist school in Leicestershire are looking to expand their team and are looking for both long term and short term specialists who can start immediately.

This setting is a specialist school, who educate pupils who are visually impaired, including those who are multi-disabled, visually impaired, deaf-blind and those with other complex needs. 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.

The successful applicant will;

  • Hold BSL certification or have sign language experience as a bare minimum
  • Be confident supporting complex needs and willing to up-skill with training (provided on site) when required
  • Be resilient when facing emotional difficulties
  • Be passionate about making a difference in young people's life

Teaching Personnel can offer you:

  • Ongoing training through our CPD Academy, courses include Team-Teach, Safeguarding and Autism Awareness
  • Gold standard safeguarding and vetting checks
  • Competitive pay
  • Access to myTP App which provides you with an online diary and other tools
  • Weekly pay through PAYE
  • A specialised consultant who is committed to finding you the best employment opportunities

If you are interested in this role please send an up-to-date CV to alternatively call 0116 201 4500

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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