BSL L2 Teaching Assistant
Lewisham, Immediate Start
A "GOOD" (Ofsted 2016) primary school for students with hearing, speech and language and communication needs with a residential provision is seeking full time Teaching Assistant to join their team ASAP!
This school aims to provide an education of the highest quality, which celebrates everyone's success in a happy, caring, creative environment where all their differences are valued. This school are looking for an individual with a level 2 or higher in "British Sign Language" and someone who has the experience in schools and using Makaton. This school is a 3 form entry with challenging children who need your extra support through their school lives. The school have excellent SLT management and other staff that can help you on a day to day basis.
The right candidate must have:"GOOD" Behaviour managementBSL Level 2 or higherDBS on the update servicePrevious experience in a schoolKnowledge of primary curriculumA good understanding of Special Educational NeedsExperience in British Sign Language
Some benefits of the role:Free training from Randstad EducationTemp to PermTraining with the primary schoolRefer a friend scheme £300 T&C applyCompetitive Pay ratesEasy transport links
Your responsibilities:Following schools behaviour policiesInsuring safeguarding procedures are being followed at all timesSupport fellow staff at all timesWorking one-to-one with childrenHelping them with their learning and signing to help themUsing MakatonLiaising with the relevant class teacher and SENCO when requiredTo support children across all areas of learning with a variety of needs while also allowing them independence
Applicants must have excellent sign language skills (minimum qualification BSL Level 2) and experience of working with deaf and/or language impaired children.