British Sign Language TA


  • £17 - £22 per hour
  • Posted: 27/09/2017
  • Bolton
  • Job Ref: 564105127
  • Temporary

Job Details

We are working exclusively with a Further Education College in Bolton who are looking to recruit the services of a Support Worker, qualified with British Sign Language (BSL Level 3), for an ongoing, long-term position.

Working with learners who communicate using BSL, this role is central in the colleges' SEN strategy and subsequently attracts a premium salary.

Our college provides vocational and academic qualifications to learners aged fourteen plus, and boasts excellent facilities and ever-improving results. Working across split sites, our college attracts learners from across the Bolton area and has strong links with industry and higher education establishments.

To be considered for this role, you MUST have the following:

- A passion to make a difference
- A recognised Teaching Assistant qualification, OR,
- A degree and an interest in education in Key Stage 5, AND
- British Sign Language Level 3 (THIS IS ESSENTIAL)
- Patience to overcome barriers to learning
- Current, up to date references which we can verify

The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance+ standards. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.

Due to the expected high-volume of applications we receive only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.