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British Sign Lanuage (BSL) LSA/TA

  • Location: Greenwich
  • Start date: 12 Nov 2018
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE11077341
  • Branch: London South East
  • Consultant: Louise Waite
  • Call: 020 3219 7744
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Job description
Protocol Education currently recruiting for an experienced Teaching Assistant who is qualified in British Sign Language (BSL) Level 2 and above to work closely with Deaf pupils a well-establish SEND school in Greenwich/Lewisham.

This candidate must be passionate and dedicated to the learning and development of pupils with additional needs, especially children with Hearing Impairment. The school is looking for someone to provide the best quality of teaching for this pupils to create a BSL friendly environment on a long-term basis. It is also vital for the school to find the most suitable candidate for their students to ensure that levels of attainment are being met accordingly.

The ideal applicant must have a minimum of a Level 2 in British Sign Language, however candidates with a lower level of qualification and a high level of experience in using British Sign Language will also be considered. We are looking for a dedicated and knowledgeable individual who wants to make a difference and can support students with Hearing Impairment.

To be considered for this role you must have;
• Level 2/3 in British Sign language
• Must have a current DBS
• Experience working with students with Hearing impairment
• A passion and desire for working with Special Educational Needs
• The ability to differentiate approaches to learning & provide dynamic teaching

The ideal candidates for this position will have:
• A good sense of humour
• The ability to create and maintain relationships
• Strong communication skills
• A creative personality
• A willingness to learn

To work in this school you need to be committed in giving children the best care. The school trust individuals to work 1:1 but to also offer additional support to those that need it at particularly challenging times. Empathy is a key component to a successful candidate for this position. The students at this school view the world differently and often require time and space to understand many tasks.

If you also looking to work during the holidays this school also offer work through the holidays.

If you can commit to this position you will be given the opportunity to access the CPD programme at the school giving you valuable experience and recognised qualifications.

If this role is of interest to you, please feel free to contact Louise at Protocol Education on 0208 461 8900 for further information. Alternatively, please send an updated CV to louise.waite@protocol-education.com

We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00

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