BSL Teaching Assistant

Category: Graduate TAs / School Support Staff | Reference: ITEACH-59936
Location: Gateshead, Newcastle NE11 UK
Job Type: Contract
Immediate Start: Yes
Salary £350 to £450 per Week

BSL Graduate Teaching Assistant

Are you looking for a dynamic role specialising in BSL focused education?

Perhaps you already have some experience support pupils 1:1 or in small groups?

Are you an aspirational graduate with a desire to forge a career as an Educational Psychologist, SEN Teacher or SENCO?

If so, then perhaps this BSL Teaching Assistant could be exactly what you’ve been searching for!

This warm and welcoming school in the heart of Newcastle are looking to appoint a BSL Teaching Assistant for the remaining academic year, starting ASAP. As a BSL Teaching Assistant, you will be responsible for supporting pupils in class, utilising the sensory rooms/outdoor play areas, and creating a fun learning environment.

BSL Teaching Assistant – Role Description

  • BSL Teaching Assistant – graduate role
  • Paid teaching support placement £350-£450
  • Needed after half term
  • Based in the same school for the full academic year – September – July
  • Full-time, Monday – Friday role
  • Support a pupil who needs translation through BSL
  • Work closely with the class teacher to identify which pupils require additional support
  • Utilise the sensory rooms at appropriate times of the day
  • Adhere to learning support plans and record progress
  • Act as a good role model for all pupils

BSL Teaching Assistant – The School and Benefits

  • BSL Teaching Assistant
  • Based in Newcastle
  • Warm and welcoming school with excellent transport links!
  • Paid for training courses throughout the academic year
  • Full interview preparation and dedicated consultant throughout placement
  • Opportunity to train to teach directly with the school

BSL Teaching Assistant – Person Specification

  • BSL Teaching Assistant – graduate role
  • Good A-Levels or equivalent
  • Confident and proactive personality
  • Ideal for an aspiring Education Psychologist or SEN Teacher
  • Qualification in BSL essential
  • Experience or knowledge of SEN would be advantageous
  • Experience using de-escalation tactics

Join this warm and welcoming school as a BSL Teaching Assistant! If you’re shortlisted, Lucy from i-teachers will be in touch to discuss the next steps of your application.

Posted On: 10/05/2023
Recruiter: i-teachers

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