BSL Learning Support Assistant – Hodge Hill – ASAP

Posted 2 months ago by Twenty 4 Seven
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BSL Learning Support Assistant – Hodge Hill – ASAP

Location: Hodge Hill, Birmingham
Start Date: ASAP
SEN specialism: HI
Contract: Full Time – Ongoing
Pay rate: £75-85 per day

A highly successful Special Needs School for the Deaf in Hodge Hill, Birmingham are seeking a full time skilled and committed British Sign Language (BSL) trained Learning Support Assistant, to support pupils who are profoundly deaf.  You may also be required to provide signed communication support and voice over for newly appointed teachers who do not yet have British Sign Language Skills. This wonderful opportunity is to start ASAP on an ongoing basis.

To be successful in this role you MUST have a minimum of a Level 2 British Sign Language qualification.

Register your interest today with Twenty4Seven Education by calling Katie/Allan from the Birmingham office.

The School:
This ‘Good’ Ofsted rated SEN School caters for pupils aged 11-19 with Hearing Impairments (HI). They have high expectations of everyone in their community. The three values of honesty, respect and effort are the key attributes providing the foundation stones for the development of successful, well-balanced, happy individuals and the school community as a whole.

Ideal candidate:
* Experience of supporting pupils identified with having SEND – particularly HI
* Good knowledge of the National Curriculum
* Experience of providing signed communication support and voice over
* Have the ability to effectively manage behaviour using positive strategies
* Good literacy, numeracy and ICT skills
* Have the ability to form positive professional relationships with young children and staff

* A recognised Teaching Assistant qualification – CACHE Level 2/3 Certificate in Support Teaching and Learning
* Minimum of 3 months experience of working with children in an educational or similar setting
* Minimum of a Level 2 British Sign Language qualification
* Professional reference checks to cover the last 2 years
* Legal right to work in the UK
* Enhanced DBS registered to the Update Service or willingness to pay and apply for a new certificate
* Excellent knowledge of safeguarding children and young adults – you will need an up to date Safeguarding Training Certificate (we provide FREE Safeguarding Training)

The key benefits for working with Twenty 4 Seven Education are:
** Your own dedicated and friendly consultant who is available 24/7
** Competitive rates of pay
** £100 referral scheme for both you and those you recommend (uncapped)*
** FREE or heavily discounted CPD courses including a certified Level 2 Teaching Assistant course, British Sign Language certification, Mental wellbeing of children certification and Paediatric first aid
** FREE 1:1 Education Support CPD training
** FREE Safeguarding training
** Early notification of training/courses/workshops
** Minimal administration (no time sheets!)

What you need to do now:
If you’re interested in joining us, please click ‘apply’ and your consultant will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process.

Twenty4Seven Education provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. As members of the REC Twenty4Seven Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.