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BSL Teaching Assistant

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Job description

A hearing impaired provision in South Manchester is looking for those with BSL!


This inclusive and diverse school in south Manchester are eager to hire a Teaching Assistant for a fixed period, who is able to support Primary age students within their Hearing Impaired provision.
This amazing provision has specialist Teachers and Teaching Assistants who all use British Sign Language to teach the curriculum using a mixture of BSL and spoken English; hearing impaired students are also integrated into hearing classes and encouraged to participate in small group and team activities, to help build their communication confidence and equally teach the value of Sign Language as a community language to hearing students.


The school is looking for a Teaching Assistant to cover for a fixed period of time. A Teaching Assistant must have;

  • British Sign Language Level 3 minimum
  • Some experience with interpreting/ translating

Ideally the school would like a Teaching Assistant to have experience in a school environment or with children before but are open to applications.

A Teaching Assistant should be enthusiastic, caring and patient and treat each child's well-being with utmost priority, helping the school to be a safe and inclusive space for all.

Working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am-3.30pm approximately, but you may be offered additional duties and responsibilities outside of these hours.

The school require on and off support throughout the year depending on student intake and staffing needs, so there is always opportunity for contract extension and permanent roles for staff who are a great asset to the school.


If this opportunity sounds like something which you would really excel in, or if you want to hear about other Teaching Assistant vacancies, please send over your up to date CV.


What you can expect from Teaching Personnel

  • A dedicated consultant to discuss current or future roles with you
  • An extensively discounted CPD program
  • Payment in house, meaning no fees from Umbrella companies
  • GBP9.50 an hour or above
  • 13 weeks off per year


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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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