BATOD
The British Association of Teachers of the Deaf
Promoting Excellence in Deaf Education

Situations Vacant

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Position Location Closing Date
Teacher of the Deaf Langley Mill Junior School 7 Jan 2018
Specialist Support Professionals for Students with Sensory Impairment - Deaf Students Terra Consultancy 31 Dec 2017
Specialist Lead National Council for Special Education 7 Dec 2017
Area Lead 0-25 Herts Council 3 Dec 2017
Senior Teacher of the Deaf Cornwall Council 27 Nov 2017
English for Deaf adults Teachers City Lit 26 Nov 2017
Maths for Deaf adults Teacher City Lit 26 Nov 2017
Teacher in Charge Resource Base for the Deaf Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council 22 Nov 2017
Teacher of the Deaf (Full Time) Pelham Primary School 21 Nov 2017

Teacher of the Deaf

Langley Mill Junior School

Tel: 01773 712694
Web: jobs.derbyshire.gov.uk

Salary Details: Main Scale + 2 SEN Allowance (Qualified Teacher of the Deaf)
Main Scale + 1 SEN allowance (Unqualified Teacher of the Deaf)

Job Term: Full Time between two schools.
Appointment Type: Permanent
Location: Langley Mill Junior School and Aldercar High School
Closing date: 7 th January 2018

Required as soon as possible by negotiation.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Teacher of the Deaf to lead the Enhanced Resource Facilities in two schools.

Langley Mill Junior School requires a Teacher of the Deaf for 3 days a week and Aldercar High School requires one for 2 days a week. The successful applicant would be offered a separate contract with each school.

Langley Mill Junior School has a five place ERF with three children currently on roll. Aldercar High School has a ten pupil ERF

Langley Mill Junior School is transferring to the Djanogly Learning Trust on the 1/2/18

Visits to the schools are highly recommended.
Please contact Mrs Cook on 01773 712694

For further details and how to apply please see the Derbyshire County Council website at https://jobs.derbyshire.gov.uk


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Specialist Support Professionals for Students with Sensory Impairment - Deaf Students
Terra Consultancy

Terra Consultancy

Tel: 07834 728194
Email: info@consult-terra.com
Web: form.jotformeu.com/60273286460354

We are looking for Specialist Support Professionals for Students with Sensory Impairment - Deaf Students.

We recruit professionals nationwide and the vacancies can happen anywhere around the country at any time. For this reason, we strongly encourage professionals to join our pool of freelancers. Current imminent vacancies are in Midlands and London.

Although the work is ad hoc, a certain level of commitment is required as students are referred with specified number of support hours to be exhausted in the academic year.

This arrangement offers professionals regular work but also flexibility to arrange their own timetable.

The below is mandatory criteria for Specialist Support Professional for Students with Sensory Impairment.

Qualifications:

  • Advisory Teacher for Deaf Students OR Advisory Teacher for Students with Multi-Sensory Impairments OR
  • PGCE* and Registered Qualified BSL Interpreter
OR
  • PGCE* plus specialist qualification in relevant subject e.g. Deaf Studies, English, Linguistics,
  • Deaf literacy specialist qualification, Deaf Awareness qualification (specific to language acquisition) etc.
*PGCE Qualifications

Other teaching qualifications will be accepted at Level 4 and above, including:

  • Certificate HE Teaching Toolkit
  • PGCTLHE
  • Diploma in Education & Training (DET)
  • CTLLS
  • DTLLS

If you fit the criteria and are looking for more work please fill the application form: https://form.jotformeu.com/60273286460354

For more information please email info@consult-terra.com or call 07834 728194.


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Specialist Lead

National Council for Special Education

Web: www.publicjobs.ie

Recruitment to the position of Specialist Lead for the Education of Children/Students who are Blind/Visually Impaired or Deaf/Hard of Hearing

The National Council for Special Education (NCSE), through the Public Appointments Service, seeks applications from suitably qualified persons for the position of:

Specialist Lead for the Education of Children/Students who are Blind/Visually Impaired or Deaf/Hard of Hearing.

The successful candidate will be required to lead and develop the Visiting Teacher Service to deliver its services in line with NCSE strategic policies. The ideal candidate will have significant experience and a successful track record in leading staff at a senior level.

Candidates should hold a teaching qualification, a relevant postgraduate qualification in the area of visual or hearing impairment, full registration with the Teaching Council or be eligible to apply for full registration before appointment to the role and have experience of delivering services to children who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing or Blind/Visually Impaired in an educational context.

The initial appointment to the position will be to the NCSE Office in Trim.

Note that the recruitment process is being managed through the Public Appointments Service.

Please see here for further details and to apply for the position.

Closing date for receipt of applications is December 7th 2017.


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Area Lead 0-25

Herts Council

Tel: 01442 454160
Email: david.canning@hertfordshire.gov.uk
Web: www.hertfordshire.gov.uk

Job Title: Area Lead (0-25) SEND Specialist Advice & Support & County Specialist for Sensory Impairments
Location: Based at County Hall, Hertford - Delivery currently East Herts and Broxbourne Area
Salary Range: Leadership 11-15 (fringe) plus SEN Allowances
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent

Integrated Services for Learning is a multi-disciplinary service comprising of Specialist Advice and Support Service, Educational Psychologists and Statutory and SEND services that works across Hertfordshire.

A key function of ISL Specialist Advice and Support Service is to ensure that the educational and developmental progress of children and young people (0-25), with a range of SEND, are met in line with the Hertfordshire Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Strategy and HCC strategic objectives.

The service has undergone a recent reorganisation bringing ISL services together into four local county areas. There is now a vacancy for an experienced Teacher within the newly re- organised Service for an Area Lead Post within the SEND Specialist Advice and Support Service currently based in County Hall.

The role will oversee the delivery of specialist teaching, advisory and support services within the designated locality area for SEND Specialist Advice and Support for Children and Young People 0 - 25. The post holder will also carry an additional county-wide role in the SEND area of Sensory Impairments.

As part of Integrated Services for Learning (ISL) all post holders will work collaboratively with the Delivering Special Provision Locally (DSPL) Partnerships and other colleagues both within and outside ISL to promote early intervention, assessment and excellent inclusive practice.

The post holder is required to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) with an additional post graduate (Masters Level or equivalent) within a Sensory Specialism. The post holder will have a minimum of five years teaching experience and evidence of senior management responsibilities. Although this post is currently based at County Hall, the post holder may be required to work at another location in county.

We provide services to the general public, customers and service users; therefore you will be able to communicate fluently in the English language both verbally and in writing.

Benefits:

  • Teachers Terms and Conditions
  • Excellent Career Development
  • Salary exchange for additional benefits
  • Excellent pension scheme with employer contributions
  • Discounts on everyday shopping/holidays/entertainment/leisure along with cashback with our Herts Rewards Scheme
  • Support Groups
  • Occupational maternity / paternity and adoption pay
  • Excellent Wellbeing schemes

For an informal discussion about this role please contact David Canning on 01442 454160 or by email: david.canning@hertfordshire.gov.uk

Further job details are available here https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/statweb/talentlink/details.aspx?nPostingId=7281&nPostingTargetId=23660&id=QY6FK026203F3VBQBV7V4F6GJ&LG=UK&mask=external

Closing date: 3rd December 2017
Interview date: w/c 11th December 2017


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Senior Teacher of the Deaf

Cornwall Council

Email: hearing.support@cornwall.gov.uk
Web: cornwall.taleo.net

Senior Teacher of the Deaf
Required from January 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter)
MPS/UPS + 2 SEN Points + TLR 2a

Full time peripatetic teaching post for a qualified and experienced Teacher of the Deaf to work as part of the Senior Management Team within the Hearing Support Team. You will line manage a team of Teachers of the Deaf working in East Cornwall and will be based mostly in the Liskeard area office. You will hold responsibility for leading on strategic elements of the Hearing Support Team plan. Initially this will include taking the lead to advise on Audiology development initiatives and associated training needs within the Team, but will be subject to change over time as focus for the Team evolves.

The Hearing Support Team is part of the Sensory Support Service and operates as a countywide team and has a successful record of inclusion of children and young people with hearing impairment within mainstream schools and also supports those in specialist provisions. Team members work closely with staff from the other SEN Support Services, working collaboratively to support settings, ensuring effective educational provision which provides positive outcomes for children and young people in Cornwall. Working with children and young people from birth to twenty five years, the Team has good working relationships with a wide range of agencies. A very high priority is given to in-service training and staff development and regular opportunities are given to meet other members of the team

The job will provide challenging and stimulating work across the age range and in a range of settings. The role is varied, and will include: co-ordination, leading, management and development of specific aspects of need identified through the Hearing Support Team plan; line management and coaching of Teachers of the Deaf; direct teaching of pupils with hearing impairment, working closely with parents and other agencies, and assessment, advice and training in schools as appropriate.

We are looking for an experienced and appropriately qualified Teacher of the Deaf who has good knowledge of Hearing Impairment and experience of working with children and young people in a range of settings.

You will be able to demonstrate your personal knowledge and skills within the field of Audiology, and be able to identify ways in which you have supported and developed the expertise of colleagues in this area.

We are looking for a person who is committed to inclusion and whose work is firmly rooted in making a difference to pupil outcomes and who will be able to work across the age range of 0-25yrs

You’ll be an enthusiastic team player interested in multi-professional holistic working. The ability to manage your own time commitments and workload is essential.

Since you will be responsible for the professional development of a team of Teachers of the Deaf, including their Performance Management, you will need to hold a mandatory qualification of Teacher of the Deaf. Ideally, you will be able to demonstrate previous experience of supporting the professional development of colleagues.

For further information please visit: www.cornwall.gov.uk/hearingsupport or email: hearing.support@cornwall.gov.uk

Closing Date: Monday 27th November 2017, Midnight
Interview Dates: Thursday 7th and Friday 8th December 2017

To apply for this post, please visit: https://cornwall.taleo.net/careersection/cornwall_portal/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en_GB&job=000003O5


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English for Deaf adults Teachers
City Lit

City Lit

Web: https://www.citylit.ac.uk/career-opportunities-city-lit

Are you experienced in teaching courses to adults of mixed ability in group settings?

English for Deaf adults Teachers

  • Working towards English Entry 3
  • Pre-Entry English
Dates and times to be confirmed

Recruitment to an approved tutor pool. Accepted applicants will be offered suitable work as and when it becomes available, however work cannot be guaranteed.

£34.40 per hour inclusive of pro rata holiday entitlement and preparation time.

Based in Covent Garden, City Lit is London's largest provider of learning for adults, inspiring over 30,000 students a year. As a leader in our field, we have a reputation for delivering a high quality student experience, are judged to be 'outstanding' by Ofsted and are recognised as an Investors in People Champion.

Do you have a qualification relevant to the subject and an Award in education and training (or equivalents) or are you willing to obtain one of these within the timescales specified in City Lit’s Staff Development Policy?

If you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, are able to work as part of a team and have an up to date knowledge, enthusiasm and interest in the subject; this roles could be for you. A commitment to quality, health and safety, equality and diversity, customer care and safeguarding are also essential.

In this role you will be responsible for planning, teaching and evaluating courses that meet the learning needs of students in the programme area.

(Ref: 17.18HSL05)

Closing date: 23:59, Sunday 26 November 2017
Interview date: Monday 04 December 2017

City Lit values and promotes equality and diversity


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Maths for Deaf adults Teacher
City Lit

City Lit

Web: https://www.citylit.ac.uk/career-opportunities-city-lit

Are you experienced in teaching courses to adults of mixed ability in group settings?

Maths for Deaf adults Teacher

  • Basic maths skills
Dates and times to be confirmed

Recruitment to an approved tutor pool. Accepted applicants will be offered suitable work as and when it becomes available, however work cannot be guaranteed.

£34.40 per hour inclusive of pro rata holiday entitlement and preparation time.

Based in Covent Garden, City Lit is London's largest provider of learning for adults, inspiring over 30,000 students a year. As a leader in our field, we have a reputation for delivering a high quality student experience, are judged to be 'outstanding' by Ofsted and are recognised as an Investors in People Champion.

Do you have a qualification relevant to the subject and an Award in education and training (or equivalents) or are you willing to obtain one of these within the timescales specified in City Lit’s Staff Development Policy?

If you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, are able to work as part of a team and have an up to date knowledge, enthusiasm and interest in the subject; this roles could be for you. A commitment to quality, health and safety, equality and diversity, customer care and safeguarding are also essential.

In this role you will be responsible for planning, teaching and evaluating courses that meet the learning needs of students in the programme area.

(Ref: 17.18HSL06)

Closing date: 23:59, Sunday 26 November 2017
Interview date: Monday 04 December 2017

City Lit values and promotes equality and diversity


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Teacher in Charge Resource Base for the Deaf
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council

Email: dawn.l.bevington@dudley.gov.uk
Web: www.wmjobs.co.uk

The Hearing Impairment Service in Dudley supports children and young people, their families and school staff with varying degrees of hearing impairment in a range of schools, settings and homes.

Hours: 32.5 hours per week

Salary: Teacher's Pay & Conditions + SEN £4,075 + TLR2B £3,871

Location: Based at Resource Base for the Deaf, Ashwood Park Primary School

The settings include two resourced provisions for the severe and profoundly deaf, a primary base at Ashwood Park School and a secondary base at The Crestwood School.

The Hearing Impairment Service is made up of Teachers of the Deaf, Educational Audiologists, Specialist Teaching Assistants and a Deaf Support Worker. We are a well-respected dedicated and experienced service.

An experienced and qualified specialist Teacher of the Deaf is required to join the Hearing Impairment Service. The successful applicant will lead and manage the resourced provision for primary aged severe and profoundly deaf students at Ashwood Park School implementing and monitoring individualised support programmes and managing a team of experienced and skilled Specialist Teaching Assistants.

For an informal discussion, please contact Dawn Bevington on 01384 818009 or via email dawn.l.bevington@dudley.gov.uk

NB We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised date if a large number of applications are received.

Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application please contact the HR Resourcing Team via HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk

If you are experiencing a problem whilst applying for a position, please follow the link below to the WM Jobs Help Page in the first instance; https://www.wmjobs.co.uk/staticpages/20563/help/

If the WM Jobs Help Page does not resolve your issue then please contact the HR Resourcing Team via HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk

The Council will check the information that you have provided against any details already held for accuracy and completeness. The Council will check, share and cross match your information both internally within the council and with external organisations to protect public funds and prevent or detect crime, only where the law allows us to do so. The Council’s full Privacy and Disclaimer Statement can be accessed on the website at http://www.dudley.gov.uk/

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Teacher of the Deaf (Full Time)

Pelham Primary School

Pelham Road, Bexleyheath DA7 4HL
Tel: 020 8303 6556
Fax: 020 8304 3065
Email: recruitment@pelham.bexley.sch.uk
Web: www.pelhamprimary.co.uk

MPS/UPS + Outer + SEN 1 or 2 (dependant on qualifications)
Required for January 2018

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher to join our committed and friendly team, within our successful Hearing Impairment Provision.

Pelham is a mainstream school with a provision for deaf children. The deaf children are fully included within their mainstream classes and also have specialist lessons within the provision with the Teacher of the Deaf and Specialist Teaching Assistants.

The provision has places for 20 deaf children across the age range of 3 to 11. The cover is for KS1 although preferences will be discussed at interview. The provision has a total communication policy tailored to the individual needs of each child.

The applicant will be a qualified teacher, holding a Teacher of the Deaf qualification or already in training, have SEN experience and BSL Level 2 minimum.

The candidate must have a firm commitment to providing good quality teaching and support to enable deaf children to achieve high standards.

The appointee would be expected to fully participate and take an active role in all aspects of school life.

The interview will consist of the following: an observed lesson, followed by an interview if successful?

Pelham is committed to safeguarding pupils and will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check to be completed. References will be sought prior to interview and need to be returned before interviews can take place.

For further details and an application form, please visit the school website www.pelhamprimary.co.uk.

Visits to the school are strongly recommended, please contact Mrs Robinson at crobinson@pelham.bexley.sch.uk or telephone 020 83036556 to arrange a mutually convenient time.

Closing date: 21 st November Midday
Appointment to commence: Jan 2018


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