Teaching Assistant with BSL Experience Needed for a SEND School in Pre

TeacherActive Manchester
Lancashire, UK
Closing date
5 Nov 2020

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Are you looking for an exciting new challenge? Are you a dedicated and supportive teaching assistant? Do you have experience with British Sign Language (BSL) as well as other additional needs?

Teaching Assistant with BSL Experience for a Complex Needs SEND School in Preston.

The school is looking for a teaching assistant with strong BSL skills to communicate and aid a child in the school, helping the child engage in learning whilst overcoming communication difficulties.

The school has an excellent reputation and works hard to maintain this through excellent, friendly staff and a commitment to excellence in all the work they do. They personalise learning for each and every student and pride themselves on providing the necessary support for all children.

The role would begin after the October half term, however if available the school would like to have the candidate in for a couple of days before then to integrate them into the school.

The ideal Teaching Assistant will have:

A competent understanding and use of British Sign Language (BSL) (essential)
Experience with PMLD and Complex Learning Difficulties.
Great communication skills & the ability to build good relationships with staff and pupils.
Experience providing personal care.
A good knowledge of the national curriculum and the ability to adapt it according to the needs of the children.
The initiative, ability and desire to creatively support students in lessons.
The ability to deal with challenging behaviour.
In return the successful Teaching Assistant will receive:

The opportunity to make a genuine difference.
A great rate of pay.
Fantastic prospects of further long-term work for the right teaching assistant.
A high level of support provided by your dedicated consultant.
If you would like further information on this exciting position, please call Dan on (phone number removed) or email your CV to (url removed)

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.

Registration involves an enhanced DBS check, ID checks and will require you to supply good professional references. We pride ourselves on excellent service. We can provide a wide range of opportunities in schools and other educational institutions, with good rates of pay, at times to suit your needs.

Regular external audits have shown repeatedly that our standards are exceptional. We are passionate about finding the right staff for each environment.

TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services
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