Teaching Assistant with British Sign Language (BSL) Level 2 – Lakelands Academy

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 (£17,681-£18,672) per annum, pro rata
25 Hours per week, Term time only

Initially fixed term until 19th July 2019 (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 SENDCo 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 SENDCo 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, Monday 25th February 2019
Interviews to be held Week commencing 25th February 2019

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).

LAKELANDS ACADEMY, Oswestry Road, Ellesmere, Shropshire, SY12 0EA

Tel: 01691 622543 Fax: 01691 623834 Email: admin@lakelandsacademy.org.uk