BSL Teaching Assistant

Liverpool, Merseyside
Date Posted:16 Nov 2020
  1. Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

BSL Teaching Assistant

Liverpool, Merseyside
We are looking for teaching assistants that are confident and capable in using British Sign Language. A fantastic specialist school in Liverpool are looking to expand their team and need long term commitment from someone who can start immediately until the end of the academic year.

This setting is based within a mainstream primary school, and houses pupils who are visually impaired, including those who are deaf, blind and those with profound learning difficulties and complex health needs.

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 successful applicant will;
*Hold BSL certification or have sign language experience as a bare minimum;
*Be confident supporting complex needs and willing to upskill with training (provided on site) when required;
*Be resilient when facing emotional difficulties;
*Willingly play a part in school life continuing the positive imprint the schools makes in the borough.

The provision is very well resourced with access to the latest visual technology and multiple ipad's to aid pupils understanding - as well as all the classrooms being acoustically treated and soundproof so that minimal distress is caused to the children.

If this incredible opportunity sounds like something you would like to be a part of, then click 'Apply Now' and we will contact you as soon as possible to discuss a registration. Alternatively, call the Tradewind Liverpool branch on 0151 221 9666 for more information regarding how we can support your next career move.


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Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 30 fully certified CPD courses, that's 23 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

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