BSL Teaching Assistant

Wigan, Greater Manchester
Date Posted:22 Oct 2020
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£63.51 - £73.51 per day + Over 35+ Free Accredited CPD Courses
  1. Long-term

BSL Teaching Assistant

Wigan, Greater Manchester

British Sign Language Teaching Assistant - Wigan

Tradewind are seeking a Teaching Assistant with BSL to join a very successful team supporting in a Primary School in Wigan. The successful applicant will report to the SENCO and ideally will be qualified and competent with British Sign Language. This role is to start in November 2020 working full time until July 2021.

At this primary school in Wigan they require support within a Year 2 class for a Pupil with complex needs and BSL. The role is working 2:1 with a child in year 2, there is already a teaching assistant in place to support the complex needs for the individual and to support the needs further a British Sign Language Teaching Assistant is required. They also have a total communication policy and aim to include pupils in all aspects of the curriculum and the life of the school.

The successful applicant will:

*have recent experience supporting children in an educational setting

*have a sound understanding of the impact of hearing impairment on learning

*have Level 2 Certificate in BSL and demonstrate competence with British Sign Language

*have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and

*promote effective, inclusive education for deaf pupils

*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK

By registering with Tradewind:
*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay.
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 30 to be exact! That's 23 more than our next nearest competitor.
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100.
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success.
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability.

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a BSL Teaching Assistant in Wigan or for more information about the role, contact Chrissie on 01772 977333 or

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