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British Sign Language Learning Support Assistant

We have partnered with a lovely secondary school in Middlesbrough that is looking for a graduate who has a BSL level 1 award. As a high-achieving inclusive school, it prides itself on offering the best education to all learners.

As a British Sign Language Learning Support Assistant, you'll be supporting students within the school's specialist deaf and hearing impairment provision.

Through this role, you'll be providing personalised support to ensure students with these needs can excel and have a memorable school experience.

During this role, you'll get hands-on experience that will allow you to consider if teaching is the next step in your career. Experienced teachers will guide you throughout your time within the school and will support you when needed. As Teaching Assistant you'll work with young people aged 11-16 from day one. Your days will vary and I'm confident you'll learn something new each day. This is an extremely rewarding role; it can be challenging at times however its positives definitely outweigh the challenges.

Looking for a different role?...

We have a range of classroom-based support roles available, so if this role isn't what you are looking for, contact us today! Our roles range from working with early years up to further education including a mixture of mainstream and specialist roles. For more information email your CV to

What To Expect:

  • Work within a lovely secondary school in Middlesbrough
  • Full time: Monday – Friday
  • £451.65 per week (term time only)
  • Learn new things and develop your skills from day one
  • Inspire and support young people aged 11-16
  • Get invaluable experience before deciding whether to commit to teacher training

What We Are Looking For:

  • Have a completed degree 2:2 or above
  • Have a minimum of a level 1 BSL award
  • Attentive individual who's able to provide personalised support
  • Passionate about nurturing and inspiring young people
  • Empathetic and caring individual
  • A can-do attitude and up for a challenge
  • Genuine interest in educating and supporting young people

If this sounds like you I would love to hear from you!

TO APPLY: click 'Apply' or email your CV to

***Step Into Teaching is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure and Baring Service check***

***We aim, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within 5 working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future.***


    £451.65 per week (term time only)
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