BSL Learning Support Assistants

Location: Wandsworth
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | Primary SEN Support | SEN
Reference: PE11220285
Salary: £60 - £80 per day, Benefits: Free CPD, Local Work, Competitive Pay, No Umbrella Companies.
Job Published: 9 days ago
Free CPD, Local Work, Competitive Pay, No Umbrella Companies.

Protocol education are pleased to be recruiting for an outstanding special school located in Wandsworth. We are looking for learning support assistants/teaching assistants that have experience using British sign language (BSL).

Our school specialises in providing an inclusive multi-modal communication environment for deaf young people and hearing young people who have language, communication and/or auditory processing difficulties. In addition to this many of the young people have special educational needs and/or disabilities.

Successful candidates will be required to support and help the development of hearing-impaired students across all ages, support academic studies, develop students social and communication skills in a classroom setting.

This is a full-time support position up until the end of the 2020/2021 academic school year, with a competitive salary.

Skills and qualifications required:

•Certified in British Sign language (BSL) level 2 or above
•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


Apply now with an up-to-date CV and all successful candidates will be contacted to progress their application.

Please note: 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.