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BSL Teaching Assistant

SANZA Teaching Agency
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14 Jun 2021

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BSL Teaching Assistant - SEN School



Can you help a young person with a sensory impairment reach their potential?

An opportunity to join our highly motivated and skilled team as a BSL Teaching Assistant has become available.

SANZA Teaching Agency is currently working with a deafblind provision in the borough of Wandsworth who is looking for a highly motivated and ambitious BSL Teaching Assistant to join their team for September 2021. This is an opportunity for someone who is passionate about transforming young peoples' lives, promoting independence and has a desire to develop their career in a Special School setting. You'll be working within an experienced team of colleagues committed to providing high quality support and education to the children and young people across the school.

This SEN School is a leading provider of education for hearing and visually-impaired children and young people aged 2 - 19 years. They have an impressive three-acre campus in Wimbledon offering fabulous indoor and outdoor innovative facilities to support teaching and learning. The role of BSL Teaching is due to start in September 2021 and will continue for a full academic year with the possibility of a permanent contract for the right person. The daily rate for this Intervenor role is £70 -£ 90 per day and your working hours are 8.30 - 3.45, Monday to Friday and term time only.

Your role as a BSL Teaching Assistant will be to work within the deafblind provision is to work closely with students using British Sign Language to ensure they make continued progress. This deafblind provision incorporates a total communication approach where any and all means of communication that works best for each student is supported which may include any or all of the following: sign, spoken language, written language, braille, pictures, objects, gestures, and low or high tech augmentative communication systems.

To be shortlisted for the role as a BSL Teaching Assistant, you will need to:

Have prior experience working with students with sensory impairment needs
Be compassionate and able to work independently or part of a team
You have BSL (British Sign Language) qualifications
Be available on full-time and on term time basis For more information about this role, please contact Liza Al Sady @ SANZA Teaching Agency on (phone number removed) or alternatively send an updated CV to
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