Frank Barnes School is an inspirational and dynamic place to work. We are a hard working team of dedicated professionals ensuring that each of our pupils achieve to the best of their ability and has every chance to succeed.

Frank Barnes is an innovative and exciting sign bilingual school for profoundly Deaf Children with a national and international reputation as a centre of excellence in Deaf Education. We have recently been awarded Outstanding Status by Ofsted for the fourth consecutive inspection and have a commitment to high quality education as well as your professional development.  We are a friendly, supportive school, based in Camden, a short walk from St Pancras International Station with good rail links across London and beyond. In 2015, the school moved to a state of the art building at King’s Cross and is co-located with a mainstream primary school.  You can find out more information about the school on our website:

We are committed to ensuring:

  • Every child develops a positive sense of their deaf identity and becomes a successful learner
  • BSL and English are taught to a high standard enabling our children to become fluent in both languages
  • Staff, parents and carers are fully involved in the life of the school

As well as being recognised as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted,we are a National Centre of Excellence, so can offer you unrivaled experience, training and career guidance and progression. The school offers outstanding facilities, excellent team spirit and the opportunity to learn and grow within your chosen field.

Current Vacancies

Job Title:              BSL teacher for Level 2 course                  

Salary:                  £25.00 p/hr

Hours:                  part-time, negotiable, term time only

Contract:             Sessional (to start September 2020)


The role: 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed person with the following skills and experience:

  • excellent BSL skills (minimum BSL Level 3)
  • to be a native BSL user
  • experience of working in educational settings
  • excellent networks within the Deaf community
  • experience of teaching/assessing/delivering BSL courses to adults
  • excellent organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • communicating with people from different backgrounds
  • carrying out assessments BSL learning and progression
  • planning and delivery of BSL lessons


Successful applicants are subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are committed to safeguarding children and any appointment is subject to satisfactory checks and references.

For further information and application forms either contact our Business Manager at or Tel: 0207 391 7040/ Text: 07970 626 197.

Please download the application form (here), job description and person specification (here) and email your application and supporting statement to: 


Closing date for applications: Midday, Friday 3rd July 2020

Short listing: Monday 6th July 2020

Interviews: Thursday 9th July 2020


Please ensure you are available to attend the interview date as this cannot be altered.



FOFB (Friends of Frank Barnes) is the charitable arm of Frank Barnes School for Deaf children.

We are looking for fun and enthusiastic individuals who would be interested in joining our team of parents, staff and members of the community from a minimum of a year to provide a valuable contribution to our fundraising efforts.

We would only expect you to volunteer your time for one meeting every 6 – 10 weeks and possibly any fundraising activities or events we organise. Some experience would be useful but this is not essential. We only ask that you have a passion for raising money for Deaf children living in London.

If you are interested in joining our fun and dynamic team, please email us at

We look forward to hearing from you!


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