I teach Signing Baby classes in Henlow Pavilion on a Wednesday. I also teach classes in Woodentops, Potton and I shadow staff at Splat Nursery, Henlow. Here I teach signs to the staff and children during their daily activities. Recently, I have also started to teach Signing classes after school and at lunchtime at Clifton All Saints Academy and Raynsford Academy, Henlow. I am also available to train staff in 3 different Signing workshops.
Please get in touch if you think your setting would benefit from any Signing.
Sign language is an inspirational communication tool that has been used by Deaf people for centuries. So many people say that they are captivated when they see sign language being used, and that they would dearly love to possess this skill. The Signing Company was born out of desire to make this skill accessible to all, from babies to 101. I believe that even with the most basic signing knowledge, everyone has the tools to communicate more effectively in everyday life. Moreover, when learning occurs in a fun and stimulating environment, then positive learning takes place.
I am Jules. I am Mummy to two amazing girlies, Holly (8) and Lois (6).
I have always been interested in sign language. I find it fascinating that people who are not able to verbally communicate or hear spoken language can communicate using their hands.
I have been a classroom teacher for 12 years now and although I thoroughly enjoy it, I struggle to find the right work life balance. Working for The Singing Company is ideal for me, I love working with babies and young children. Seeing them making progress in something that I have taught them is incredibly rewarding. I will also have the time and opportunities to still be there for my own family which is my main priority.
During my nursery nurse training I was fortunate enough to work with a young child who had Down Syndrome. Here I learnt Makaton and how to finger spell. It was such a joy to see this young child using his hands to communicate to help us meet his needs. I am now expanding my learning by completing a BSL course.
My journey with The Signing Company is just beginning, but I am so excited about the future. I am looking forward to helping parents and children learn to sign and helping babies learn to communicate too.
Splat Nursery and Forest School, Henlow
Woodentops Pre-School, Potton
Please contact me if you would like more information about Staff Shadowing or Weekly Classes at your setting.
Have you had an amazing experience in signing with your child and would like to share the gift of communication with others. Are you finding that your normal working hours are just not suiting your parent lifestyle or would like a little something to earn a small income? Are you looking for a rewarding, exciting business that you can fit around your family?
Here at The Signing Company, our teachers have the flexibility to work from as little as 2 classes a week to as many as 15 classes a week! Our signing programme allows you to run your own classes to suit your lifestyle. There are packages available for the Signing Babies, Signing Toddlers and Signing Talkers programmes allowing families to stay with you from around 5 months until they are ready to go to school and return with siblings.
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