Teaching Assistant with British Sign Language - Find My Rizq
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Inspire the next generation of pioneers by joining us at Preston Muslim Girls High School. Our ideal candidate will be passionate about the power of education to improve the life chances of young people and a committed team player who is driven to raising attainment.

Building character and skills, developing and valuing young people and giving them every opportunity to achieve the highest standards in their academic journey is fundamental to our vision.

We would be interested to hear from both experienced candidates and those who are newly qualified. We have a proven track record of support and development.

Preston Muslim Girls High School is a highly regarded and an extremely successful 11-16 Islamic High School. Preston Muslim Girls High School has been recognised by DfE as one of the top non-selective schools in the country. In November 2016, Ofsted graded the school as ‘Outstanding’ in all areas. Governors and leaders are relentless in pursuing the best for the pupils. The ethos of the school promotes strong productive relationships between all stakeholders’. (Ofsted)

Our pupils make a huge contribution to the Islamic life and ethos of the school and as an inspirational team player you will be keen to get involved in the vast array of activities at the school as well as the larger community to help support the department further.

Perfect for an individual who likes a challenge and is committed to student’s learning. The ideal candidate will be motivated, patient and caring with the student’s quality of learning and excellent progression at the centre of what they do day to day.

The successful candidate would be required to support a child with a hearing impairment access class lessons, learning materials and communicate within day-to-day school life. Experience of supporting deaf individuals within a school setting is required and you must hold BSL at a minimum of level 1. Within this role, you would be supporting a child with their education by interpreting spoken English into British Sign Language (BSL) and adapting learning materials.

The student is currently in Year 8 in September 2020 and she is expected to continue to August 2024.

The post is linked to a student with an Education, Health and Care Plan and will terminate when the student leaves the school.

The post holder will need to:

• Have previous experience of supporting students with a hearing impairment, using BSL and SSE.

• Be able to plan support programmes for deaf students with guidance from the Advisory Teacher of the Deaf.

• Be able to support other staff in the school, working with deaf and hearing-impaired students as appropriate.

• Be able to implement the support programmes for the student in 1-1 tutorials.

• Be able to reinforce and support the SALT Programme.

• Able to relay BSL from hearing impaired students to non-signing students or adults.

Closing date 12 October 2020

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and all offers of employment will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks and satisfactory enhanced Disclosure Barring Service clearance

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