BSL Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - North East London

Ref: 20Thursday 9 May 2024

Communication Support Worker – BSL Level 2 Teaching Support - North East London

Are you passionate about supporting deaf children with their learning and communication needs?

Are you BSL level 2 qualified with a competent level of fluency?

Are you keen to further your BSL communication skills in a dedicated provision for deaf children?

I am actively seeking an engaging Communication Support Worker / LSA with BSL Level 2 for a specialist deaf provision in a school in North East London.

About the specialist school for D/deaf children

The school is based in NE London and caters for pupils aged 10 to 19 who are D/deaf and/or who have speech and language and communication needs (SLCN)

Many pupils within the school setting will have additional needs such as Autism, Access needs, Visual Impairment, SEMH etc

The school uses a multi- modal approach to developing language including BSL, SSE, and spoken and written English

What you can expect as a CSW – BSL specialist TA / LSA

  • Experience of working in a specialist school for the D/deaf
  • To be part of a fantastic deaf support team who run a variety of deaf awareness events including BSL recognition week and many more
  • Being part of wider school community with a commitment to signing
  • Excellent experience and training for aspiring Teachers and of the deaf, SEN Teachers and Speech and language Therapists

CSW BSL Specialist TA/LSA requirements:

  • BSL Level 2 (Signature or iBSL accredited qualification).
  • Good level of fluency
  • Passionate about inclusion

Although experience supporting children specialist deaf schools/provisions/ is certainly beneficial I would also love to hear from individuals who hold BSL level 2 and are looking to take their first step into education settings so please get in touch!

Interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert! or email me on

If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this.

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