1:1 Support in Primary SchooL. Job in Bournemouth Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1312360361-2
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2024
  • Recruiter: GSL Education - Bournemouth
  • Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment, Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Role: 1:1 Support in Primary School Sign Language Experience Required!

Location: Bournemouth

Pay: £13-£14 an hour

Start date: June 2024

Contract: Fixed Term end of next academic year

Hours: 8:30- 15:00

Term-time only

Do you a hold a British Sign Language qualification and you are now seeking a role where you can use your knowledge and experience?

Or perhaps

You are a qualified Teaching Assistant with previous experience with sign language, looking for a new challenge?

If so, this could be the perfect role for you!

GSL Education are supporting a fantastic local mainstream primary school who are in search of a Teaching Assistant with British Sign Language experience who can support a pupil who requires 1:1 communication support. Perhaps you have never worked within a school but you are seeking a new challenge where you can implement your skills in a profound and impactful way. Equally, you may be an experience Teaching Assistant with sign language experience or qualification, seeking a new and exciting opportunity!

The role will consist of providing 1:1 support for a deaf child, tailoring the learning to best meet their needs, and contributing to creating effective resources that engages the pupil. Experience in using sign language is essential, and any experience using Makaton or other non-verbal forms of communication is desirable.

This role is term-time only, 8:30-15:00 Monday to Friday, for an initial fixed-term period up until the end of the next academic year.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a British Sign Language (BSL) qualification or considerable experience communicating in sign language
  • Have lots of patience, be proactive and committed to providing high-quality support
  • Ideally you will have prior experience working with children
  • Have a strong ability to develop relationships and rapport with pupils
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills

Role of a Communication Support Worker:

  • Supporting the teacher with the delivery of the lesson for the 1:1 pupil, ensuring that the pupil is engaged and that communication is accessible through sign language and clear and simple spoken English
  • Helping to create materials and resources for the 1:1 pupil, working closely with the teacher
  • Support the pupil throughout the teacher s input sessions


If you are interested in this role and feel you have the relevant skills for the job, please apply now! Once we have read through your application we will be in touch with you to discuss the next steps.


To work with GSL Education as a Communication Support Worker, you should:

  • Have the right to work in the UK.
  • Have an up-to-date CV with two relevant references from within the last 2 years.
  • Have a DBS registered to the update service or be happy to apply for one with GSL Education


Here at GSL Education, we offer competitive pay rates, bespoke service and dedicated Consultants who will support you in securing your new role. Whether you are at the start of your career or are looking for a more manageable work-life balance, rest assured we are here for you. As experienced Education Recruiters, we have helped hundreds of Candidates gain the relevant experience and training required to become Specialist Support Staff, Newly Qualified Teachers, Fully Qualified Teachers, Education Psychologists and even gain Senior Leadership appointments.


Please be advised that this role requires strong knowledge and understanding of safeguarding and child protection and that successful applicants must satisfy all background safer recruitment checks including an enhanced DBS on the update service.


For more information about any of the positions mentioned above, please contact Susie Beveridge at GSL Education as soon as possible. To work with GSL Education on the role of a 1:1 Support Worker, please apply via the application link or visit (url removed) to apply online.