Hearing Impaired Teaching Assistant, SEND Teaching Assistant
Central London, South West London
Posted 8 months ago

Deaf School Teaching Assistant – Immediate Start – £17,550 – £20,500 per annum – Wandsworth, South-West London

WhoFoundWho is working closely with a lovely school for students aged 10-19 who are deaf or have speech, language and communication difficulties. The school is based in the leafy borough of Wandsworth and boasts fantastic facilities and an experienced, dedicated and supportive team of specialist staff.


About the Successful Deaf School Teaching Assistant

  • BSL Level 2 or above (or native BSL)
  • Experience working in a school or with children or young adults with hearing impairments
  • Experience or a good understanding of other special educational needs such as autism, ADHD, social emotional mental health and behavioural difficulties
  • A good understanding of the secondary national curriculum
  • A good level of written English
  • Be confident, approachable and caring
  • Have an excellent attendance record and good references
  • Be available to work 4-5 days per week


About the Deaf School Teaching Assistant Position – As a Deaf School Teaching Assistant, you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the class teacher with the day to day running of the class
  • Helping to prepare fun and engaging learning materials
  • Encouraging positive behaviour throughout the school
  • Providing 1:1 and small group interventions to students who need additional support with signing and communication or other additional needs
  • Consistently enforcing and encouraging the school ethos and values
  • Providing well rounded academic, social, wellbeing and physical support to students



  • Unrivalled pay rates which match your skills and experience
  • Permanent contract opportunities
  • A dedicated, personal and professional consultant who can offer you ongoing advice and support, before and during your placement
  • Interview preparation support
  • A wide range of exciting long-term and permanent jobs, conveniently located within 45 minutes of your home
  • Excellent perks such as store discounts and pay reviews


Is this the perfect next step in your career? Apply today to be considered for the role!

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Job Features

Job Category

Primary, Secondary, SEND


£17,550 - £20,500

Year group

KS2 / KS3 / KS4 / KS5 / SEND

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