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Teaching Assistant

  • Location:

    Lewisham, London

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  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £65 - £90 per day

  • Contact:

    Dereck McColl

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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BSL Teaching Assistant


ASAP start

REESON Education is working in partnership with a successful, Ofsted rated 'good' primary school located in the London borough of Lewisham. The school are looking for a BSL (British Sign Language) Teaching Assistant to join their team for an immediate (or after February half term) start. The role will run through to the end of the academic year with the option to extend into September. There is scope for this role to become permanent.

The school is well connected by public transport, making it easily commutable from a variety of London locations. For applicants who prefer to drive, there is the option of on-site parking.

Applicants must have a basic understanding of British Sign Language or Makaton. The ideal candidate will also have experience supporting pupils aged between 4 - 11 who use British Sign Language or Makaton within an education setting. Applications from other backgrounds will also be considered.

The role will be supporting pupils across EYFS, KS1 and KS2 on both a 1:1 and group basis. You will be responsible for keeping the child engaged, on task and assisting with any translation or communication issues that may arise.

Minimum requirements to apply for the BSL Teaching Assistant position:

  • Experience as a LSA/TA in UK schools
  • Experience supporting SEN; in particular HI / BSL experience is an advantage
  • An up-to-date DBS, ideally registered with the update service
  • Two teaching related references from last two employers

Interviews will happen as and when successful applications are received so, please send your CV to Dereck at REESON Education or call 0203 841 0777.

REESON Education is London's premier teaching recruitment agency. Est. in 2006 by experienced teachers, education professional and recruitment specialist we have built our business on our core values of Honesty Integrity and Excellence.

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