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BSL Learning Support Assistant


Job Description:

  • BSL Learning Support Assistant
  • Full-time (Mon - Fri)
  • Greenwich Secondary School 
  • Immediately 

A dynamic and forward thinking secondary school are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to support pupils with hearing impairments in their specialist unit. 

The Role

In this role you will supporting 11 - 18 year old pupils who have a range of hearing needs across the school. The school are ideally looking for a learning support assistant who holds a BSL qualification (level 3 desirable) and a knowledge of Makaton as you will be required to translate spoken language into BSL competently within a mainstream classroom. 

You will be required every day (Mon - Fri) but hours are to be confirmed. 

The school 

This comprehensive secondary school is based in Greenwich and caters to students aged 11 to 18 and has a specialist deaf provision. The school offers a broad and balanced curriculum, where established core subject teaching is supported by a culturally rich arts and sports subjects. There is a strong devotion to the values of mutual respect and tolerance within a community that reflects and celebrates the social diversity of London. There is a dedicated and experienced leadership team in place at the school and there are good opportunities for professional development for all staff.

To apply you must have:

  • BSL / Makaton experience (BSL Level 3 is desirable)
  • Have strong English skills, be able to adapt spoken and written English to make materials accessible for Deaf students.

We have a policy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.


  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

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