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Position Location Closing Date
Advisory Teacher of the Deaf Red Oaks Primary School 18 Sep 2017

Advisory Teacher of the Deaf
Red Oaks Primary School

Red Oaks Primary School

Hearing Support Team, Red Oaks Primary School, Redhouse Way, Swindon SN25 2AN
Tel: 01793 493920
Fax: 01793 493921
Red Oaks Primary School

Salary:MPS/UPS + up to 2 SEN
(dependent on experience and qualifications)
Location:Based within Red Oaks Primary School
Supporting children within the Swindon Area
Start date:November 2017/January 2018
Closing date:Monday 18 th September 2017
Interview date:Wednesday 27 th September 2017

Due to retirement and change of hours within the team, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Hearing Support Team (HST) in Swindon, as a Full Time Advisory Teacher of the a Deaf

The HST is based within Red Oaks Primary School in North Swindon. From this innovative base we provide support and advice to families and professionals of deaf children and young people aged 0-25 across the Swindon area

The Successful Candidate will

  • be a qualified teacher preferably with the mandatory qualification for a Teacher of the Deaf
  • have experience of teaching deaf children across a variety of age ranges and educational settings
  • have a minimum of BSL level 1 qualification with a willingness to progress their skills further
  • have an up to date knowledge of the new SEND code of practice
  • be able to manage a busy caseload and prioritise accordingly
  • be willing to be highly flexible in their thinking and approach to secure the best outcomes for pupils on their caseload

For further details, job description, person specification and an application form please visit our website at

For an informal discussion about this post or if you would like to arrange to visit the team please contact Tamara Turchet, Senior Advisory Teacher of the Deaf on 07740 037338 email:

Completed application forms should be posted to the address above or emailed to Jackie Peterson

Applications must be received no later than 12.00 noon on Monday 18 th September 2017

Red Oaks Primary School & The Hearing Support Team are strongly committed to protecting and Safeguarding children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All post holders are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check
Red Oaks Primary School and the Hearing Support Team comply with current Data Protection Legislation.
This document may be shared within Swindon Borough Council Children Services.