British Sign Language (BSL) Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Vision for Education LtdChesterfield

British Sign Language (BSL) Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Chesterfield - Derbyshire

£9.99 - £11.40 Per Hour

Sept 2021

Vision for Education is seeking to appoint a British Sign Language (BSL) Level 2 Teaching Assistant to join our successful supply teaching team and to work in an integrated resource unit attached to one of our mainstream primary school in Chesterfield. This is a full-time British Sign Language (BSL) primary teaching assistant role, working 1-1 which will commence in Sept 2021 with a view to be placed on a permanent contract.

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are Level 2 British Sign Language but Level 3 would be desirable.

The role

The desired Level 2 British Sign Language (BSL) Teaching Assistants will be working one to one with a child in Year 4. This is a fulltime role with a strong possibility that it could turn to a permanent position.

The school

The school, based in Chesterfield, is a large primary school graded GOOD by OFSTED. Part of an academy it provides a strong and supportive senior leadership team.


To be considered for the British Sign Language (BLS) Teaching Assistant position, you will:

• Hold a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in British Sign Language (BSL). 

• Have experience of working as a Teaching Assistant in a Primary environment.

• Be experienced in working with smaller nurture groups to boost attainment.

• Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff.

• Ideally have experience delivering primary lessons.

Vision for Education 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 Vision for Education 

Vision for Education 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.

What Vision for Education offer 

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, 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 training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates. 

• 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 Level 2 British Sign Language (BSL) Teaching Assistant 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 Vision for Education, please contact our Sheffield team on 0114 243 5555.

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. 


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