BSL/Makaton Teaching Assistant

Recruiter
Leicester
Location
Leicestershire
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
22 Apr 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a skilled teaching assistant with the BSL qualification level 2 or Makaton looking for a fantastic opportunity in a large SEN College in Leicester We are looking for teaching assistants that are confident and capable in using British Sign Language to level 2 or Makaton. A fantastic specialist school in Leicester are looking to expand their team and need long term commitment from someone who can start immediately until 2019. You will be supported by staff who are experts in teaching hearing impaired children. The staff team use a total communication approach combining lip-reading, use of residual hearing and sign supported English (SSE). Pupils with a range of hearing losses are helped to develop language skills, to make progress in their social and emotional development and to have confidence to learn. The School has Primary, Secondary and Post 16 students and caters for the needs of students between the ages of 4 - 19 with a wide range of educational difficulties from moderate to severe and complex needs. Some students have additional sensory, autistic or speech. language and communication needs. The successful applicant will; • Hold BSL level 2 certification/ Makaton or have sign language experience • Be confident supporting complex needs and willing to upskill with training (provided on site) when required • Be resilient when facing emotional difficulties Alongside the friendly staff team you will be responsible for creating a positive and safe learning environment for all students. To be considered for the role you must have: Experience and understanding of a range of SEND. A positive attitude and flexible approach. • Additional requirements: Reference details will be requested prior to registration. Current DBS registered with the DBS Update Service – if you do not have a DBS registered online PK Education will provide full assistance in getting you one. Salary and Benefits: Competitive rates of pay from between £55 and £70 per day 24/7 support and feedback from experienced education consultants. Exposure and networking opportunities to associated schools. Claim up to £150 worth of vouchers with each referral of a teacher or NQT. If you would like to find out more information, please contact Rachael on 0116 296 1514 or email Rachael@pkeducation.co.uk and #bepartofthepkfamily

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