Teaching Assistant with British Sign Language Level 2
NJC TA Grade 3 (£22,183 - £24,491 FTE)
Actual Term Time Salary: £6,153 - £16,984 (depending on experience)
Hours: 12 - 30 hours per week
Providing an equitable educational experience for all of our students, is fundamental at Baxter College. Ensuring all students can access education to meet their individual needs is therefore, a priority.
We have a new opportunity for a Teaching Assistant with British Sign Language Level 2, to work in conjunction with the Assistant Principal and SENCo to implement approved work, care and support programmes. The successful candidate will be required to work with young people (11-16) on a 1:1 basis as well as groups of students with and without significant hearing impairment, providing opportunities for learning and positive social interaction inside and outside of the classroom.
The post-holder will liaise closely with the SENCo on strategies to maximise inclusion academically, socially and emotionally and promote strong links with the student’s parents/carers. The successful candidate will have a shared commitment to our values and must have the ability to form positive working relationships, working closely with outside professionals to best support the student.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and will be subject to reference checks.
Job share may be considered.
Closing date is 9am on Monday 28 June 2021.
Interviews anticipated later that week
Baxter College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.