Teaching Assistant with British Sign Language in London, South East England, UK

Employer: Edustaff

Location: London, South East England, UK


Salary: £11,400 - £15,200 per annum

Teaching Assistant with British Sign Language / Camden / 1 full academic year

"The problem is not that the students do not hear. The problem is that the hearing world does not listen"

A graduate with a genuine passion for secondary education is wanted to join this supportive secondary school in Camden as a Teaching Assistant with British Sign Language.

This role is a multifaceted one with flexibility on subject specialism. The main bulk of your duties will be to support students with barriers to learning within your chosen subject area. You will also support a child in year 7 who has non-hearing parents who communicate using BSL, so you will need to be conversational in BSL at the very least.

***Teaching Assistant with British Sign Language post available September
***Trend-setting secondary located in Camden
***£60-£90 p/day, based on experience
***Permanent, Full-Time role
***Conversational BSL is essential

Teaching Assistant with British Sign Language Person Specification...
For this post you should be an accomplished graduate who has a strong academic record with a 2:2 or above in your chosen discipline and experience working with SEN. You will have a personable, agreeable character and a desire to work within SEN, supporting children with additional needs. The school wants a graduate who can utilise both modern and traditional forms of communication, as well as BSL. You will have the skills to show you have an incredible empathy for children who struggle with daily tasks, including those with special educational needs.

About the Teaching Assistant with British Sign Language Role....
As a Teaching Assistant with British Sign Language you will be working in a well equipped department depending on your subject specialism. As a vital member of the support team you will be in the perfect position to get your teaching career of the ground through the support of a brilliant CPD scheme. You will benefit from outstanding mentor guidance from a Head of Department and the SENCO will train you in SEN support. No matter what your background and amount of experience the school will ensure you are amply supported in many ways including providing you with a mentor who is hugely respected in the school. You will gain a full understanding of the challenges and rewards of being a teacher through taking on multiple duties in this flexible, constantly changing post. You will be required to liaise with non-hearing parents of a child who will be joining the school in September.

The School....
This forward thinking secondary school, found in Camden, is a short walk from Kings Cross Station. This successful school acts as a cornerstone of the local community, maintaining excellent relationships with local businesses and organisations. The school have a solid ambition to build on their last 'Good' grade from Ofsted to become an 'Outstanding' school in the near future. It enjoys exceptional facilities, including large grounds and is often oversubscribed due to popularity. It is dedicated to inclusive educational practices and caters for a diverse community, where SEN and EAL numbers are higher than the national average.

Apply today for this fantastic Teaching Assistant with British Sign Language opportunity in Camden and achieve new heights in your career ambitions. Click ‘Apply now’ and send your CV and covering letter to Emilie Pecheur at EduStaff..

Please note: due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.