BSL 2 & CACHE Level 2 Learning Support Assistant Role

Location: Wandsworth
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Nursery Nurse | SEN Support Jobs | Secondary Support | Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11254390
Salary: £60 - £75 per day, Benefits: Free CPD, Local Work, Competitive Pay, No Umbrella Companies
Job Published: 27 days ago
Protocol are looking for teaching assistants or support workers that are certified in British sign language (BSL) Level 2 & CACHE Level 2 in childcare and education. Starting in September, this role will be working in a special needs school with outstanding facilities. Successful candidates will working with early years children who have a range of disabilties that include hearing/visual impairments and speech and language difficulties. As a teaching assistant you will be required to support and help the development of students with hearing impairments. Candidates will also have the opportunity to work with visually impaired students in which you will be able to develop an understanding for tactile signing as well as utilising your BSL. As a teaching assistant you will will be required to encourage sensory play, communicate through sign language, differentiate the work to meet the students needs and create a fun & engaging learning environment for the students across all ages.

Skills and qualifications required:
• Certified in British Sign language (BSL) level 2 or above
  • Certified in CACHE Level 2 in childcare and education
• Communicate with parents and carers
• Able to relay BSL from hearing impaired students to non-signing students or adults.
• Excellent strategic & communication skills, the ability to use initiative and that can work well under pressure.
• Positions are subject to an enhance disclosure barred service

Successful candidates will benefit from:
• No Umbrella Companies
• Support throughout your placement from an experienced SEND consultant
• Local work
• Free CPD
• Opportunity to work additional hours

If you have all these qualities and would like to to be considered for this role, please submit your CV to Alex -

Here at Protocol Education, we strive to ensure that each candidate has an opportunity to find their ideal job. For a number of years, we are proud to have worked alongside fantastic institutions of learning to provide them with high quality teachers and support staff.

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 £40.00

Please note that you will not be considered for this position if you don't possess an enhanced DBS Disclosure, or if you are not eligible to work in the UK