Teaching Assistant - Hearing Impairment - BSL Level 2 Required

Recruiter
Prospero Teaching
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£60 per day
Posted
31 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This successful school in North Birmingham is based in a superb environment with supportive governors and very special pupils.

We are seeking to appoint a Level 2 or 3 Teaching Assistant with Level 2 BSL signing skills to support the learning, educational progress and inclusion of pupils with a hearing impairment, with the aim of narrowing any attainment gap they have with their hearing peers. The appointee will give assistance to pupils with a hearing impairment so that they are able to access the curriculum, participate in learning, experience a sense of achievement and develop independence in learning and other aspects of school life.

The successful candidate will work closely with the class teacher and teacher of the deaf - being 'partners' in supporting the pupils' access to learning and their specific learning needs. They should be committed to maintaining and developing their expertise and in sharing their specialist skills and knowledge with other staff.

Interested candidates must be able to demonstrate skills and personal characteristics such as:

Creativity
Flexibility
Self-motivation
Excellent time management skills
Good observation skills
Energetic and enthusiastic
An ability to work effectively in a team
A positive approach to teaching and learning

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