Teaching Support Assistant BSL

Milton Keynes College
Milton Keynes
£16033.00 - £25706.00 Per Annum
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Learning Support department require an additional Teaching Support Assistants, who are qualified in communicating through British Sign Language, to join the team in October 2017. These additional roles are to support students who use British Sign Language (BSL) as a primary means of communication, in and out of the classroom. You will be developing trusted rapport with students requiring BSL, as well as working closely with Lecturers in ensuring that the content of learning is communicated effectively. The role of a Teaching Support Assistant to a student requiring Sign Language support is invaluable and makes this role even more rewarding. The Learning Support department at Milton Keynes College are a critical team providing effective and timely support for our students. You will be joining a dynamic team, committed to enhancing the learning experience of our students. Students who have support with this team tend to achieve better ? in no small part due to the staff talent and dedication. You could be joining them in making a very real difference to the lives and life chances of students with support needs. More about the rewards - Able to apply for an NUS Extra Card, offering a wide range of High Street Discounts - Local Government Pension Scheme - Childcare Vouchers - On-site Early Years Nursery - Discounts within The Graduate Salon and The Brasserie restaurant, based at Bletchley Campus - Continued Professional Development Opportunities - Cycle To Work Scheme - Free Parking at our main campuses - Employee Assistance Programme - Contributions towards Eye Tests for Visual Display users - Plus many more As a successful candidate you will? - Possess an NVQ level 2 or 3 Teaching Assistant qualification or be willing to work towards one - Have literacy and numeracy skills to a minimum of level 2 in maths and English - Possess a level 3 qualification or higher in British Sign Language - Have proven experience of working in a teaching and learning environment supporting BSL users - Experience or willingness to note take - Experience of establishing appropriate relationships with people with a range of learning difficulties and disabilities and being a positive role model Location: Milton Keynes Hours: 37 hours per week, 34 weeks per year (Term-Time only) Salary: £16,033 - £25,706 pro rata, per annum More about the College Milton Keynes College is proud to be an open and inclusive general Further Education College welcoming learners of all levels and delivering an exceptional educational experience. The College offers a broad range of qualifications with more than 3,000 16 ? 18-year-old full-time students studying traditional A Levels, vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education. In addition, the College delivers employability and key skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres and is one of the largest providers of Offender Learning in England, working with 27 prisons across the East Midlands, South Central and West Midlands. Jobs at Milton Keynes College - Whatever your Direction Milton Keynes College is a committed ?safer recruitment? employer. We take extreme care in ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore undergo a stringent vetting process to include DBS for all positions. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community
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