Teaching Assistant with BSL (any level)

Wandsworth, London
SG157064_1539266819
Date Posted:11 Oct 2018
£70 - £90 per day + negotiable

Teaching Assistant with BSL (any level)

Wandsworth, London
This vacancy has now expired
We are looking for teaching assistants that are confident and capable in using British Sign Language. A fantastic specialist school in Wandsworth 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 a specialist day and weekly boarding school who educate pupils who are visually impaired, including those who are multi-disable visually impaired, 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 last 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.

Great transport links are available via public transport and there is also parking available on site

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

*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, 25 to be exact! That's 18 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
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants


To join us and be successful in this role you will need to:
*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


If this incredible opportunity sounds like something you would like to be a part of, then be proactive and contact Sasha Green now on 0207 845 5450 option 3 or email s.green@twrecruitment.com

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 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 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.
We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.
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