SEN BSL Level 3 Teaching Assistant

Randstad Education Limited
Leeds, UK
15 Sep 2019
29 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have level 3 or more in British Sign Language? Are you looking for a fulfilling and rewarding career? Are you motivated to make a difference to a child's daily life at school? If yes, this may be the role for you!

A through-age school in Leeds, with a reputation of supporting their staff and providing a welcoming work environment, are looking for a teaching assistant to support a child with sever hearing impairment. This role will play a pivotal part in ensuring the student is able to get the most out of their day at school, learning to the best of their ability through the support, guidance, and translation of a teaching assistant. The successful applicant will need to hold a certificate in BSL at level 3 or more as it is essential that this child is able to understand their lessons and learn effectively. This is a long term role to go on until the end of the academic year, however, should you be looking for more work, Randstad have a variety of roles that you could consider once this contract has finished. The successful candidate will have the resiliency and empathy to engage the young student, as well as competent BSL skills to support them in class.

Benefits of working with the school:
On site parking
Close to public transport links
Top of the range equipment
Brilliant career progression opportunities
A holistic approach to teaching and education
Extensive grounds and building
Supportive staff team

Benefits of working with Randstad:
Dedicated SEND Consultants with experience working in SEN education
24/7 on-call service
Free career advice
Support and guidance throughout your role
Market advice
Job matching based on your preferences
Advice and feedback on your current CV
Team teach training available

Your role will include:
Working with the student on a 1:1 basis, translating the lessons and supporting with school work
Establishing constructive relationships with both the 1:1 student, and the other children in school
Support class teacher and other support staff to maintain a positive working environment
Maintain a record and provide regular feedback about pupil to the teacher and/or SENCO in order to best track pupil progress
Assist the school in communicating with parent and carers using appropriate approach
General TA responsibilities such as assisting the class teacher when needed

Key skills and experience needed:
Level 3 or more British Sign Language certificate essential
Commitment to and passion for working with children
Experience working in schools is ideal but not essential
Experience working or volunteering with children
Flexibility in approach to educating and supporting children

Does this sound the like the job for you? Do you feel you can make a difference to this students life at school? Then please apply to be considered for this position with an updated CV and a member of the SEND team will be in touch!

Randstad Education maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools. Successful candidates will be subject to the compliance process that also includes the enhanced DBS check.

Randstad Education has an array of positions in the West Yorkshire area. If this is of interest to you, call the Leeds branch today on .

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