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Learning Support Assistant with British Sign Language Experience Required. LSA/Teaching Assistant/British Sign Language/BSL/Autism/ASD/ASC/Complex Needs/Hearing Impairments/HI
Are you a confident and passionate learning support assistant looking for a new, rewarding role?
Do you have previous experience working with students who have hearing impairments, using British Sign Language to communicate?
If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join part of a specialist team!
We are currently working with a Special School in North Leeds who require an additional LSA to join their team from September 2021, or immediately for those who are available. The school caters for students with a variety of different SEND so they are ideally looking for someone who has experience both working with students with complex learning needs and with hearing impairments. This is a specialist setting with excellent resources for students with hearing impairments. The ideal candidate will have Level 3 in British Sign Language, but confident signers with Level 2 will also be considered.
The role of learning support assistant consists of mostly supporting a child on a 1:1 basis but also supporting and helping out within small groups under the supervision of the class teacher. We are looking for someone who has a deep knowledge of additional needs such as autism and is confident in overcoming barriers in communication. Makaton training would also be advantageous but British Sign Language qualifications are essential.
This is a full-time role, Monday to Friday term time only and the working hours are 8:30-15:30. Pay is done on a daily rate and pay will be between £80 and £90 per day, dependant on level of experience and qualification level. The school is located in the North of Leeds, there is parking on site and good public transport links.
If you are interested in this learning support assistant role and you are looking for a fulfilling new challenge, please apply now or contact us in branch for more information.
Important Notice: In order to apply for the above position all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, or eligible to apply for a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and professionalism is at the heart of what we do. Applicants are required to attend a face to face interview, reference checks and an enhanced DBS disclosure. Celsian Education is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. All of our employees are trained in Safer Recruitment as standard. It is Celsian Educations policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Celsian Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.
All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.
Celsian Education are proud to operate the Children & Young People Guarantee, if the quality of work undertaken by someone we place has resulted in a negative impact on children's learning within the school then the client will not be charged.