BSL SEN Teaching Assistant

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BSL SEN Teaching Assistant - Greenwich

Full-Time, ASAP Start

Hours of 8:30am - 3:30pm

Are you a SEN Teaching Assistant? Are you passionate about SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities)? Do you have experience or interest in supporting children and young people with special needs?

Are you looking for a rewarding role to impact our children's lives positively?

We are working in partnership with an 'Outstanding' Primary school in Greenwich, South London. The school is looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic SEN BSL Teaching Assistant to join their friendly and supportive team. This position is full-time (term-time only), ASAP start.


* SEN Teaching Assistant (British Sign Language)
* Working Hours: 8:30am - 3:30pm
* Greenwich, South London
* Full-time (term-time only)
* ASAP Start
* Supporting a child 1-1 British Sign Language
* Proactively engaging and interacting with children and young people through play-based and sensory-related activities in classroom settings
* Providing a creative and fun learning environment
* Making positive impacts on children and young people's lives!

Ideal SEN Teaching Assistant:

* Has experience working with children and young people with special need's
* Has personal interests in supporting children and young people with special need's
* A positive, proactive, and patient individual who has a can-do attitude and is willing to learn
* British Sign Language (BSL)
* A team player and has great communication skill's
* Being able to build good working relationships with students and staff

SEN Teaching Assistant's Main Responsibilities

* Supporting children with Autism/ASC, complex needs, and Severe to Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties (SLD/PMLD)
* Assisting the class teacher with planning, preparing, and delivering learning activities, as well as monitoring and assessing children's achievement and progress
* Actively involved in a wide range of activities, promoting the physical, cognitive, cultural, social, and emotional well-being of the pupils
* Actively interacting with children through play-based and sensory-related activities

Some of our students are non-verbal and have a wide range of learning difficulties. A multidisciplinary team, including Physiotherapists, Art Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Therapists support students. Some students may also have physical disabilities and are wheelchair users. Being able to use Makaton (sign language) or PECs is ideal. Personal Care (feeding and toileting) and hydrotherapy are required as this is a part of the job.

If you feel you have the right skillset for this role, please get in touch with Hollie at our Primary London Bridge Office on 0207 593 3075 or send your CV across to

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ's on the Teaching Personnel website for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education' this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on short

Contact Details:
Teaching Personnel
Tel: 020 7593 3088
Contact: Hollie Carey

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