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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 teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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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