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BSL Trained Secondary Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Dunbar Education is a leading education recruitment agency, serving schools in Milton Keynes and the surrounding areas. We are dedicated to providing quality staffing solutions to schools and educational institutions.

Position Overview: We are seeking a passionate and dedicated BSL (British Sign Language) Specialist Teaching Assistant to join our team. As a BSL Specialist TA, you will play a crucial role in supporting students with hearing impairments in secondary schools across Milton Keynes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work one-on-one or in small groups with students who are Deaf or hard of hearing, providing tailored support in their learning journey.
  • Assist in creating an inclusive classroom environment, ensuring that students have equal access to educational opportunities.
  • Collaborate with teachers and support staff to develop and implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for students with hearing impairments.
  • Offer BSL interpretation and communication support as needed.
  • Help students develop their communication and language skills.
  • Provide emotional and social support to students, fostering a supportive and caring learning environment.


  • Relevant experience as a Teaching Assistant, with a focus on supporting students with hearing impairments.
  • Proficiency in British Sign Language (BSL) - BSL Level 2 or above is preferred.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine commitment to the success of students with special needs.

Why Join Dunbar Education:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • The chance to make a positive impact on the lives of students with hearing impairments.

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of students and have the required qualifications, we would love to hear from you.

How to Apply: To apply for the BSL Specialist Teaching Assistant position through Dunbar Education, please send your resume highlighting your relevant experience and qualifications via this advert.

We look forward to welcoming a new team member who is dedicated to enhancing the educational experience of students with hearing impairments. Join us in making a difference in the Milton Keynes education community!

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