Hearing Impaired HI TA - Barking & Dagenham

Barking, UK
28 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Hearing Impaired (HI) TA - Barking & Dagenham
*BSL Level 3 essential*

An Ofsted graded 'Good' school based within the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham are actively seeking a Teaching Assistant on a long-term to permanent basis to work with a hearing impaired (HI) Year 6 student who also has autism. The school are a specialist SEN school for students that have a wide range of needs, learning and complex difficulties.

The class consists for three additional support staff as the majority of the class also experience additional learning difficulties, such as Global Delay, Autism and Aspergers, however are still working via the national curriculum. As well as academic achievements, the school believe strongly in the personal development and functional skills.

The SLT are notoriously supportive with a fantastic career progression structure with a firm belief in investing in their staff's development. CPD courses are offered throughout the school year as well as refresher sessions. Though the school do offer training and support throughout your time there is an essential requirement to hold a certificate in BSL (British Sign Language) Level 3 as a minimum. This is essential as the child is currently in the process of learning this form of communication, therefore the school need someone who can confidently sign and even teach the young boy in the process.

Throughout this role it is important to also build a strong bond and trust with the student's parents/carers as the successful candidate will be responsible with liaising with them and updating progress.

If you feel you are suitably skilled, experienced and qualified for this role, we very much look forward to your application.As previously mentioned, BSL level 3 is essential and this is not a negotiable aspect of the role/

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