SEN BSL Learning Assistant, Wandsworth

Posted 21 September by Empowering Learning

Part Time BSL Support to start September 2018

Empowering Learning are currently recruiting for an experienced Teaching Assistant who is qualified in British Sign Language (BSL) Level 2 and above to work closely with a pupil in a primary setting on a full-time basis in a school in Wandsworth.

This particular candidate must be passionate and dedicated to the learning and development of pupils with additional needs, especially children with Hearing Impairment. The school is looking for someone to provide the best quality of teaching for these pupils to create a BSL friendly environment on a long-term basis. It is also vital for the school to find the most suitable candidate for their students to ensure that levels of attainment are being met accordingly.

The ideal applicant must have a minimum of a Level 2 in British Sign Language, however candidates with a lower level of qualification and a high level of experience in using British Sign Language will also be considered. We are looking for a dedicated and knowledgeable individual who wants to make a difference and can support students with Hearing Impairment.

To be considered for this role you must have:

  • Level 2/3 in British Sign language
  • Must have a current DBS
  • Experience working with students with Hearing impairment
  • A passion and desire for working with Special Educational Needs
  • The ability to differentiate approaches to learning & provide dynamic teaching

When working with Empowering Learning Ltd, you will benefit from:

  • A dedicated recruitment consultant
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • A fast clearance process, most of which can be accessed online.

Empowering Learning Ltd is a committed Equal Opportunities Employer and therefore will not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation. Please note that successful applicants will be asked to apply for an enhanced DBS check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you are committed to supporting children or young adults, we want to hear from you. Please submit your CV today or contact Ryan S-Barrow on or via email

Required skills

  • Autism
  • Dyslexia
  • PE
  • ADHD
  • PECS
  • London
  • PMLD
  • ASD
  • SEND
  • South West London
  • EDB
  • Emotional and Behavioural difficulties
  • Moderate and Severe learning difficulties
  • Speech and language communication difficulties

Application questions

Do you have any previous SEN experience?
Are you willing to travel up to an hour for work?
Do you hold the relevant qualification for this position?

Reference: 36176480

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