At Celsian Education we are currently looking for an experienced teaching assistant who has previous experience of working with students with Hearing Impairments. The ideal candidate will hold a level 2 or above in British Sign Language and have been in a similar role using BSL recently.
You will be working 1:1 with a profoundly deaf student, bringing down the barriers of communication and therefore enabling them to have the same opportunities for learning and development.
· This role is based within a special needs school so previous experience working with students with SEND would also be beneficial. · The school is located in an easily accessible location in the Leeds area, there is parking on site and public transport links nearby. · The existing staff working in the school are extremely dedicated to ensuring that classrooms are inclusive of all needs therefore you will be joining a team of specialists who have worked hard to ensure that excellent resources are available and lessons are tailored to individual needs.
· This is a 1:1 role, you will be working closely with the student as a communication support worker. · You will be working full time, Monday to Friday and the hours are 8:30-15:30. · You may also be required to assist with other students so the ideal candidate will have experience with Autism and other special needs. · This is a long-term role for the rest of the school year with the view of going permanent with the school for those seeking permanent employment.
· You must have a BSL qualification level 2 or above and recent experience signing. · Previous experience doesnt have to be in an educational setting to be considered for this role, all candidates with the requisite qualifications will be considered. · We are looking for someone who is patient and passionate about helping with additional needs. · You must either hold a current enhanced DBS check that is registered on the online update service or be willing to put one into process through ourselves.
If you feel that you have the skillset that matches this role, please apply now.
British Sign Language - BSL - Communication Support Worker - Hearing Impairment - HI
Important Notice: In order to apply for the above position all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, or eligible to apply for a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and professionalism is at the heart of what we do. Applicants are required to attend a face to face interview, reference checks and an enhanced DBS disclosure. Celsian Education is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. All of our employees are trained in Safer Recruitment as standard. It is Celsian Educations policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Celsian Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.
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