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BSL Teaching Assistant

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Job description

SEN School in Romford looking for a BSL Level 2 Teaching Assistant

  • Very competitive pay - dependant on experience - £60 - £80
  • Be part of a thriving SEN Academy
  • Easy transport links

Major Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

1. Support for Pupils

• Attend to the pupils’ personal needs, and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters.

• Supervise and support pupils ensuring their safety and access to learning.

• Establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs.

• Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils.

• Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher.

• Encourage pupils to act independently as appropriate.

2. Support for Teacher

• Prepare classroom as directed for lessons and clear afterwards and assist with the display of pupils work.

• Be aware of pupil problems/progress/achievements and report to the teacher as agreed.

• Undertake pupil record keeping as requested.

• Support the teacher in managing pupil behaviour, reporting difficulties as appropriate.

• Gather/report information from/to parents/carers as directed.

• Provide clerical/administrative support e.g. photocopying, typing, filing, collecting money etc.

Person Specification

- Experience

- Working with or caring for children of relevant age.


- Level 2 Qualification in British Sign Language.

- Good numeracy/literacy skills.

- Willingness to complete DfES Teacher Assistant Induction Programme.

- Participate in development and training opportunities.

- Willingness to obtain first aid qualification desirable.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

- Appropriate knowledge of first aid.

- Use basic technology – computer, video, photocopier.

- Ability to relate well to children and adults.

- Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these.

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All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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