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Learning Support Assistant with British Sign Language

TimePlan Education



£80 - £100/day


Posted: 22/09/2022

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Are you interested in a role where you go home with a sense of achievement knowing that you and your team have made a difference every day to the wonderful young people in your care? Where you can shine and achieve with like-minded people who genuinely care and work as a team? If you are, then please read on!​​​​​​​

TimePlan Education are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant with BSL to compliment the work currently being undertaken by the SEN Department at an 11-18 academy in Greenwich. The role will commence immediately and will run throughout the whole academic year.

The skills required for the role include excellent communication and organisation, as well as being able to support in mainstream classes in a calm and professional manner. The right person will be accountable to the SEN Manager.

Our school is currently seeking a Learning Support Assistant to support a child with severe hearing loss in receipt of an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

Level 2 BSL is essential, as well as a willingness to gain further BSL qualifiactions.

Good qualifications and previous experience of working with young children are essential; however, additional training would be offered as required.

The ideal candidate will:

be enthusiastic and flexible
be able to work co-operatively as part of a close-knit team
have knowledge and experience of working with children with special educational needs
have excellent behaviour management skills
be positive and motivational
have good communication skillsYou will be expected to:

take some responsibility for the progress of SEN pupils
help to organise resources and the classroom to create a positive learning environment
motivate pupils
work with the SENCO, teachers and other LSAs to plan and coordinate work
help SEN pupils to take part in school events and activities
be patient, empathetic, and have an ability to build rapport with children and their parents.
have a clear understanding of safeguarding and keeping children safe in education.When you join the TimePlan Education family, you not only have easy access to the best teaching jobs in the market, you will benefit from having a team of education experts championing your career and caring about your success. Yes, we'll find you a classroom where you can flourish, but we'll also give you ongoing career support and professional development to ensure you're up to date with the latest teaching techniques and regularly check in with you to ensure you're happy and thriving.

If you would like further information on this role, please contact David at TimePlan Education on (phone number removed) or email

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