Teaching Assistant with British Sign Language

Ellesmere, Shropshire
£16,781-£17,772 per annum
28 Mar 2018
25 Apr 2018
Contract Type

Ellesmere, Shropshire, SY12 0EA
Tel: 01691 622543 Fax: 01691 623834
Email: admin@lakelandsacademy.org.uk

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced and committed professional to the following post to commence as soon as possible.

Teaching Assistant with British Sign Language (BSL) Level 2 Grade 5 - Scale points 14-17 (£16,781-£17,772) per annum, pro rata 25 Hours per week, Term time only.

Initially fixed term until 20th July 2018 (however we anticipate that the successful candidate will support this student throughout their time on roll at the Academy)

The successful candidate will have a level 2 BSL qualification and will work under the guidance of the SENCo and teaching staff, within an approved system of supervision, to implement agreed work, care and support programmes with a profoundly deaf student either individually or in group work as required, in or out of the classroom.

You will liaise closely with a Qualified Teacher of the Deaf who will advise on strategies to maximise inclusion academically, socially and emotionally. The Teacher of the Deaf and the SENCo will endeavour to promote strong links with the student’s parents / carers and will guide the post-holder in this area. In-house and external training will be provided in meeting the audiological,
educational, linguistic, social and emotional needs of the student.

If you would like to join a team totally committed to the future of
our students, we would like to hear from you.

Please download an application pack from our website: www.lakelandsacademy.org.uk or for more information contact Alison Skone at the academy via phone, fax or email.

Closing date for applications - Midday, Wednesday 11th April 2018
Interviews to be held Wednesday 18th or Thursday 19th April 2018

This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory disclosure from Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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