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Teaching Assistant with BSL

Mandeville School is an ‘Outstanding’ primary special school for pupils who have severe or Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties; many of our pupils also have Autism. Classes are organised on an age, need and learning style basis. 

This role will require the successful candidate to deal with the medical needs of the child/children to which you are assigned this will include intimate care and administration of medicine and feeding.

The school is looking for someone who has:

  • A recognised level 2 qualification in British Sign Language (or equivalent) or a level 1 qualification with a willingness to gain level 2 in the short term.
  • To have an awareness of the wider communication needs of learners and the importance of British Sign Language within the community.
  • Recent experience of employment as a teaching assistant working with pupils with Autism and severe learning difficulties