BSL Teaching Assistant Royal Borough of Greenwich Pay £70 - £100 per day (Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are 6 weeks experience in a similar education-based setting) Contract Dates ASAP - Ongoing About the role Smart Teachers is currently recruiting for a Teaching Assistant (with BSL Level 2 or 3) at a good secondary state comprehensive school in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. This Teaching Assistant role is full time, and the successful candidate will be required to start ASAP. The school Ofsted rated Good state comprehensive school Arts are highly valued Ethos of challenge and creativity Vision of education to understand the world and change it for the better To be considered for this Teaching Assistant position, you will: Have BSL Level 2 or 3 qualification (official certification) Be able to translate spoken English into BSL competently within a mainstream classroom Have strong English skills Be able to adapt spoken and written English to make materials accessible for Deaf students Have proven experience supporting the UK or equivalent curriculum within the past two years Have strong communication, literacy, and numeracy skills Be eligible to work in the UK (must have a valid visa) Possess recent classroom-based references and valid DBS/police checks Smart Teachers is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service. About Smart Teachers Smart Teachers is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. Smart Teachers do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability, or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. As a valued employee of Smart Teachers, you will receive: Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system. Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria). Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period). Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to. FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and an online EduCompli training package. Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme. Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support. How to apply If you are a Teaching Assistant (with BSL Level 2 or 3) who can enthuse, motivate, and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you. Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Smart Teachers, please contact Matt Short on (phone number removed), quoting reference MXSBSLTA21623. Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.