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Position Location Closing Date
Qualified Teacher of the Deaf 0.8FTE Cambridgeshire County Council 29 Oct 2017
Teacher of the Deaf 0.6 fte Allestree Woodlands School 12 Oct 2017
Teacher of the Deaf Foreland Fields School 11 Oct 2017
Area Lead (0-25) SEND - Sensory & Physical Hertfordshire County Council 8 Oct 2017
Specialist Teacher of the Deaf – High Needs Provision (P/T) Hamilton Lodge School & College 6 Oct 2017
2 x Communication Support Workers Five Elms Primary School 6 Oct 2017
Education Assistant in the Deaf Support Centre Thomas Tallis School 5 Oct 2017
Teacher of the Deaf Leeds City Council 5 Oct 2017
Specialist Teacher - Hearing Impairment Team / Athro Arbenigol Tîm Nam ar y Clyw Cardiff Council 5 Oct 2017
Head Teacher Oak Lodge School 5 Oct 2017
Sensory Team Manager Merton Council 5 Oct 2017
3x Teacher of Deaf Children Heathlands School 2 Oct 2017
Teacher Attached to the Hearing Impaired Resource Kennet School 29 Sep 2017
Primary Coordinator Hamilton Lodge School & College 29 Sep 2017
Peripatetic Sensory Support Teacher - Teacher of The Deaf East Riding of Yorkshire Council 29 Sep 2017
Teacher of the Deaf Birmingham City Council 29 Sep 2017
Speech and Language Therapist Heathlands School 29 Sep 2017
Qualified Teacher of the Deaf Coventry City Council 25 Sep 2017
Teacher of the Deaf South Tyneside Council 22 Sep 2017
Advisory Teacher of the Deaf Red Oaks Primary School 18 Sep 2017

Qualified Teacher of the Deaf 0.8FTE
Cambridgeshire County Council

Cambridgeshire County Council

Email: sibel.djemal@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

Salary: Teachers Terms and Conditions MPS/UPR plus SEN 1 or 2 depending on experienceand qualifications
Apprenticeship possible.

This post offers an exciting and interesting opportunity for a successful, committed and motivated Teacher/Teacher of the Deaf to work with children/young people who have a range of hearing losses and their families as part of Cambridgeshire’s Sensory Support Team 0-25 years.

The Sensory Support Team is committed to improving the outcomes for children and young people with hearing impairment, promoting independence and access to the curriculum.

You will be required to work in any school in Cambridgeshire and will provided with a laptop and smartphone for work purposes. You will be based at Babbage House or Amundsen House alongside other teams who support children and young people with SEND. However, much of your work will be carried out in schools and other settings.

Please note:

  • Qualified teacher status is essential
  • Qualified Teacher of the Deaf (QToD) status is desirable.

The Children’s Sensory Support Team is committed to safeguarding. This role is a Regulated Activity. All appointments are subject to safeguarding in recruitment checks, including enhanced criminal record checks through DBS.

Closing date: 12pm Sunday 29th October 2017.
Interviews: Tuesday 7th November 2017.

For further information please contact: Sibel Djemal Team Manager

Email: sibel.djemal@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

To apply please click: www.publicsectorjobseast.co.uk. Search: Teacher of the Deaf, reference 14153


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Teacher of the Deaf 0.6 fte
Allestree Woodlands School

Allestree Woodlands School

Blenheim Drive, Allestree, Derby DE22 2LW
Tel: 01332 551921
Fax: 01332 553869
Email: K.Challands@woodlands.derby.sch.uk
Web: www.woodlands.derby.sch.uk/vacancies-journal

Required for January 2018 start

(Teachers Main Pay Scale + SEN allowance)
(Depending on qualifications and experience)

Allestree Woodlands School is an extremely successful, oversubscribed 11-18 school, providing high quality education for 1288 students (215 Post-16). The school is situated on the northern edge of Derby City overlooking ‘Green Belt’ areas.

We are looking for dynamic and ambitious part-time Teacher of the Deaf to join our Enhanced Learning Team supporting deaf students as part of the Enhanced Resource Facility at Allestree Woodlands School. You will join a team of Teachers of the Deaf and Communication Support Workers supporting 13 deaf students across a variety of curriculum areas. The school is a highly inclusive environment and offers a very personal and professional approach to teaching and learning.

Allestree Woodlands School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be requested for the successful candidate.

INTERESTED? Please contact Kate Challands for an application form (available by e-mail if preferred) or download the documents from the vacancies page of the school website http://www.woodlands.derby.sch.uk/vacancies-journal/.

Closing date for applications is 9.00am on Thursday 12th October 2017.
Interviews week commencing Monday 16th October.

Allestree Woodlands School
Blenheim Drive
Allestree
Derby
DE22 2LW
Tel: 01332 551921
Fax: 01332 553869
E-mail: K.Challands@woodlands.derby.sch.uk


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Teacher of the Deaf
Foreland Fields School

Foreland Fields School

Newlands Lane, Ramsgate, Kent, CT12 6RH
Tel: 01843 863891
Email: rebeccakeefe@foreland.kent.sch.uk
Web: www.foreland.kent.sch.uk

Headteacher: Adrian Mount

Teacher of the Deaf required for January 2018

Full Time - Special Needs Position
Salary: Main / UPS Pay Scale + 1 SEN Point

Foreland Fields School is seeking to recruit a Qualified Teacher who holds the Mandatory qualification for Teachers of the Deaf.

We are looking for a qualified and a highly skilled practitioner, committed to delivering the very best learning and teaching experiences for our Deaf children and young people. The ability to work with other disciplines and to direct a small team of teaching assistants is required.

Foreland Fields School is highly committed to improving the life chances of our pupils and students and to the raising of standards throughout the school. We place a firm emphasis upon the knowledge and skills needed for later life, working in partnership with parents to achieve this.

The successful candidate will therefore have Qualified Teacher Status and be able to demonstrate:

  • A mandatory qualification to teach deaf and hearing-impaired children with experience of working in a resourced provision or other specialist setting.
  • BSL Level 2, qualification or above
  • Have the drive and ambition to improve the life chances of Deaf children.
  • Be able to oversee the use of audiological equipment used by the pupils.
  • Experience of teaching pupils with special educational needs and ability to differentiate their approach for pupils with a range of needs
  • Ability to coordinate and direct the work of classroom support staff, who are skilled and experienced at working with Deaf pupils and adults
  • A good understanding of current national statutory and curriculum requirements.
  • The capability to deliver consistently good or better lessons;
  • A willingness to work with pupils and students across the Primary and Secondary phases.

Foreland Fields School is committed to the safeguarding and well-being of children therefore all successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and references.

Informal visits to the school are actively encouraged in order to find out more about the nature of the work involved. To arrange an informal visit to the school please contact the PA to the Headteacher by telephone, 01843 863891.

For further details, job description, person specification and an application form please email rebeccakeefe@foreland.kent.sch.uk

Closing date for applications is 3.00 pm on Wednesday, 11th October 2017.
Interviews week commencing Monday 16th October.

Information about the school

Foreland Fields School is a Day Special School for pupils with Profound, Severe and Complex Needs (PSCN), many of whom also have Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

We provide for up to 200 pupils aged 2-19 in four departments, Nursery/Infants, Juniors (KS2) Secondary (KS3/4) and 6 th Form. In addition, we have two fully staffed mainstream inclusion class bases within Garlinge Primary School and Hartsdown Academy.

The successful candidate will join a dedicated and friendly staff team in a school committed to on-going professional development. We have recently moved into a purpose built new school with superb facilities for both pupils and staff.


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Area Lead (0-25) SEND - Sensory & Physical
Hertfordshire County Council

Hertfordshire County Council

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

Job Title: Area Lead (0-25) SEND - Sensory & Physical
Location: Apsley, Hemel Hempstead
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, is met in line with the Hertfordshire Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Strategy and HCC strategic objectives.

The service has now undergone a 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 Hemel Hempstead (Apsley).

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 (or, exceptionally, a willingness to obtain this within 3 years). The post hold will have a minimum of five years teaching experience and evidence of senior management responsibilities.

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

Closing date: 8 th October 2017
Interview date: 16 th October 2017

Additional Information

Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information click here

Application Information

To apply: click here

As part of the application you will be prompted to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the PERSON SPECIFICATION area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application may be rejected.

For Candidate Guidance on How to Apply: Click Here

PLEASE NOTE: All questions marked with a * are mandatory question and must be answered - you will not be able to submit your application until all mandatory questions have been answered.

English Fluency: Please Note: The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.


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Specialist Teacher of the Deaf – High Needs Provision (P/T)
Hamilton Lodge School & College

Hamilton Lodge School & College

Email: karen.meekums@hamiltonlsc.co.uk
Web: www.hamiltonls.co.uk/about-us/recruitment

Contract: Part-time 0.6, permanent (days can be negotiable)

Salary: MPS/UPS plus SEN depending on mandatory qualification.

Hamilton Lodge School & College is seeking to recruit an experienced Teacher of the Deaf, or a candidate willing to train, to work as Specialist Teacher within the school. The successful applicant will teach in our new Specialist Provision for high needs pupils. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, flexible and caring teacher who can become part of our team.

Hamilton Lodge School & College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS. The successful candidate will be accountable for the welfare of children under their responsibility in line with the school’s Safeguarding Policy. The role will also embrace equality, diversity and inclusivity matters in order to facilitate a consistent, co-ordinated and embedded approach to the learning of the children. We are delighted to offer this key role as a permanent contract.

Deadline for applications: Friday 6th October 2017

Interview date: Tuesday 17th October 2017

Applications to Karen Meekums PA to the Principal karen.meekums@hamiltonlsc.co.uk


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2 x Communication Support Workers
Five Elms Primary School

Five Elms Primary School

Wood Lane, Dagenham Essex RM9 5TB
Tel: 020 8270 4909
Email: office@five-elms.bardaglea.org.uk

NOR: 532, including nursery and Additional Resource Provision for deaf children

2 x Communication Support Workers - full time (term time only)

Salary Scale - 4 - £14,341 - £15,831 (actual pro rata salary)

What can we offer you?

  • A warm, friendly school where children are at the heart of what we do.
  • A staff team who are supportive and committed to the outcomes for all pupils.
  • An inclusive values-based ethos.

What do we need?

  • Successful candidates must:
    • Be flexible and willing to work with children of all ages 3-11
    • Be prepared to work as part of a close team
    • Be able to support deaf children&rsquols learning in class or a small group
    • Demonstrate a positive attitude
  • Both an ability to sign to BSL level 2 and a NVQ level 2 or better in Teaching & Learning are desirable or the willingness to train. Some experience working with SEN children is also desirable.

Closing date: 6th October 2017
Interviews will be held on 12th October 2017

Visits are highly recommended and warmly welcomed. To make arrangements contact Mr. R. Ash, Deputy Head Teacher to make an appointment on 020 8270 4909

Please e mail the school office for application form and further details at: office@five-elms.bardaglea.org.uk

The council operates a no smoking policy and offers a smoke free environment

“This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a comprehensive screening process, including an enhanced disclosure check, will be undertaken on all applicants”


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Education Assistant in the Deaf Support Centre
Thomas Tallis School

Thomas Tallis School

Royal Borough of Greenwich
Email: hr@thomastallis.org.uk
Web: www.thomastallisschool.com

Start Date: October 2017
Salary: APTEC Scale 4 Point 18 - 21 (£19,917 - 21,984) pro rata to 39 weeks

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in a successful, over-subscribed and expanding school?

Thomas Tallis is a flourishing and popular school situated in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. In 2011 it moved to a new £52m building with state of the art facilities and infrastructure. There are currently 1850 pupils on the school role and the intake is fully comprehensive from Years 7 to 13, with over 500 students in the thriving 6th Form.

At Thomas Tallis we aim to provide young people with an ‘education to understand the world and change it for the better’. We strive for excellence in all that we do underpinned by our four core values of creativity, community, engagement and challenge.

The school are seeking to appoint an Education Assistant in the Deaf Support Centre. The successful applicant will have a minimum requirement of BSL Level 2 or above. This role will complement the professional work of teachers by taking responsibility for learning activities under an agreed system of supervision for students within the DSC provision. This will involve planning, preparing and delivering learning activities for individuals/groups and monitoring students and assessing, recording and reporting on students’ achievement, progress and development.

This is a great opportunity to join a school that is building on its already successful results and reputation, and is committed to becoming an outstanding school and centre of excellence. The new building and facilities only add to the excitement and energy already at the school. All candidates will be subject to full Safer Recruitment procedures as laid down by the DfE.

If you are interested in applying for this position, then please contact Loretta D’Souza for an application pack on hr@thomastallis.org.uk or visit our website: www.thomastallisschool.com.

Applications for flexible working hours will be considered to suit the right candidate.

Closing date: 5 October 2017
Interview date: w/c 9 October 2017


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Teacher of the Deaf

Leeds City Council

Tel: 0113 3786667
Web: jobs.leeds.gov.uk

Salary details: MPS/UPS - £22,467 to £38,250 (pro rata) +1 or 2 SEN
Employer: Leeds City Council
Children & Families
Team Learning & Improvement
Contract Type: Permanent Appointment
Hours per Week: 32.5
Closing date: 05 October 2017 at 12:00 noon

Leeds City Council, Sensory Service, Deaf and Hearing Impaired Team

Teacher of the Deaf Required from January 2018 or sooner

Join us to change the lives of deaf and hearing impaired children and young people across Leeds.

The Sensory Service is seeking to recruit a Teacher of the Deaf to work with a peripatetic caseload within our Deaf and Hearing Impaired Team. The role will involve working with a full range of deaf children and young people.

We are committed to improving outcomes for deaf and hearing impaired children through working with families, children, schools, nurseries and a range of other professionals. We promote inclusion by supporting children’s full and active involvement in all aspects learning and development.

You will raise the educational achievement of deaf and hearing impaired children by providing assessments, advice, training and direct teaching to the children and those who work with them. You will do this in collaboration with the support from a highly skilled and enthusiastic team of specialists.

Applications are invited from qualified Teachers of the Deaf as well as other qualified teachers willing to undertake the necessary mandatory training.

If you wish to discuss the post informally please contact Paddy Kidd on 0113 3786667 or 07712216020

In order to apply for this post please visit https://jobs.leeds.gov.uk/ website 0- you can search by reference number 16483


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Specialist Teacher - Hearing Impairment Team / Athro Arbenigol Tîm Nam ar y Clyw
Cardiff Council

Cardiff Council

Web: jobs.cardiff.gov.uk

Education and Lifelong Learning

Specialist Teacher - Hearing Impairment Team

Ref. ED50049478
MPS + 2 SEN
£22,467 - £33,160

We are looking to appoint a QTOD or an excellent Teacher who will be willing to undertake the Mandatory Qualification.

The successful candidates will provide specialist support for Hearing Impaired pupils from 0- 19 and their families in a variety of settings which include the home environment, mainstream & special schools.

Teachers without the formal qualification to teach Deaf / HI pupils would be required to complete the Mandatory Training for teachers of the Deaf within 3 years of appointment.

This post has a requirement for registration with the Education Workforce Council.

This post is subject to Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced checks.

Safeguarding and Child Protection are key priorities for the Council. We aim to support children and vulnerable adults to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. Our services and schools are committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and vulnerable adults, and will take action to safeguard their well-being, and acknowledge that children and vulnerable adults have a right to protection. This is supported in the general ethos of the Council and all schools.

This vacancy is suitable for post share.

We welcome applications in both English and Welsh. Applications received in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than English applications.

Addysg a Dysgu Gydol Oes

Athro Arbenigol Tîm Nam ar y Clyw

Ref.ED50049478
MPS + 2 SEN
£22,467 - £33,160

Dim ond cyflogeion Cyngor Caerdydd, gan gynnwys Caerdydd ar Waith a Gweithwyr Asiantaeth sy'n gwneud gwaith i'r Cyngor ar hyn o bryd, all wneud cais am y swydd hon.

Rydym yn awyddus i benodi QTOD neu Athro rhagorol a fydd yn barod i ymgymryd â’r Cymhwyster Gorfodol. Bydd yr ymgeiswyr llwyddiannus yn rhoi cymorth arbenigol i ddisgyblion â nam ar y clyw o 0-19 a’u teuluoedd mewn amrywiaeth o leoliadau fydd yn cynnwys amgylchedd y cartref, ysgolion arbenigol a phrif ffrwd.

Bydd disgwyl i athrawon sydd heb y cymhwyster ffurfiol i ddysgu disgyblion Byddar/â nam ar y clyw i gwblhau yr Hyfforddiant Gorfodol ar gyfer athrawon i’r Byddar o fewn 3 blynedd i gael eu penodi.

Mae’n rhaid i ddeiliad y swydd gofrestru â Chyngor y Gweithlu Addysg.

Mae’r swydd hon yn destun Gwiriadau Manwl y Gwasanaeth Datgelu a Gwahardd.

Mae Diogelu ac Amddiffyn Plant yn flaenoriaethau allweddol i’r Cyngor. Ein nod yw rhoi cymorth i blant ac oedolion sy’n agored i niwed er mwyn sicrhau eu bod mor ddiogel â phosibl. Mae ein gwasanaethau a’n hysgolion wedi ymrwymo i sicrhau diogelwch ac i amddiffyn pob plentyn ac oedolyn sy’n agored i niwed, a byddwn yn gweithredu i ddiogelu eu lles, ac i gydnabod bod gan blant ac oedolion sy’n agored i niwed hawl i gael eu hamddiffyn. Cefnogir hyn yn rhan o ethos cyffredinol y Cyngor a’r ysgolion i gyd.

Mae’r swydd hon yn addas i'w rhannu.

Rydym yn croesawu ceisiadau yn Gymraeg a Saesneg. Ni chaiff ceisiadau Cymraeg eu trin yn llai ffafriol na cheisiadau Saesneg.


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Head Teacher
Oak Lodge School

Oak Lodge School

101 Nightingale Lane, London SW12 8NA
Tel: 07834 520995
Email: recruitment@rsacademics.co.uk
Web: www.rsacademics.co.uk

April 2018 start (or earlier)
HEADTEACHER required for 2018

Salary: £90,868- £103,115 (including £5,377 Residential Allowance)
Location: 101 Nightingale Lane, London SW12 8NA

Oak Lodge is a special school in Wandsworth for 84 students aged 10 to 19 who are deaf and for hearing pupils with speech, language, and communication needs. The school has a highly successful residential unit for up to 15 pupils and also runs Deaf First, a traded service providing communication support for students in colleges and classes for adults with hearing impairment.

Oak Lodge School aim to provide students with the best education and preparation for a happy and successful life in the adult world. With a highly motivated SLT in place, the Governors seek to appoint an outstanding leader who will have the passion and energy to raise the level of achievement and outcomes for all students. (S)he will be robust in meeting the challenges of a changing educational landscape, financial constraints, and increasingly complex needs as well as building strong relationships with all stakeholders.

Experience of special education is an advantage, but not essential. Relocation assistance and/or accommodation may be available.

Oak Lodge welcomes candidates who wish to visit the school and meet students and staff. To discuss this opportunity in confidence, or to arrange a visit, please contact Michael Stephens of RSAcademics on 07834 520995 or email him on michaelstephens@rsacademics.co.uk.

For further information about the role and details of how to apply, please visit: www.rsacademics.co.uk

The deadline for applications is 10am on Thursday, 5 th October 2017. Interviews and assessments: Wednesday, 18 th October 2017.

Please send your covering letter, addressed to Desmond Jarrett, Chair of Governors, along with your completed application form to Alice Matcham at recruitment@rsacademics.co.uk

Oak Lodge School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and vulnerable adults. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


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Sensory Team Manager

Merton Council

Web: Apply Online

£53,709 - £58,501 per annum pro rata (pay award pending)

24 hrs/week (0.8 full time equivalent)

We are seeking to appoint a manager for Merton’s highly regarded Sensory Service. Following the retirement of the previous post holder, we are looking for an experienced and motivated teacher of the deaf, with significant leadership experience, to lead the team of teachers for the Hearing Impaired, Visually Impaired and Multi-Sensory Impaired. The post holder will also hold a caseload of their own.

The post is part time and provides an exciting opportunity for an experienced and committed teacher and leader to work with children, young people and their families across Merton.

The successful candidate will need to have substantial experience of teaching children with hearing impairment, an excellent understanding of the issues affecting children with sensory impairment when accessing educational provision, and a strong strategic awareness of government policy and initiative relating to children with sensory impairment. The candidate must also have proven advanced leadership and collaboration skills, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Interviews will take place on 12th October 2017

Closing Date: 12 Noon, 5 th October 2017

Please apply for the above post on line via this link


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3x Teacher of Deaf Children

Heathlands School

Heathlands School, Heathlands Drive, St Albans AL3 5AY.
Tel: 01727 807807
Email: head@heathlands.herts.sch.uk

Required for January 2018 (or earlier if possible)

Teacher of Deaf Children - English specialist
This is a permanent, full time position but part time applicants or those able to offer reduced hours over 5 days would be considered.

Teacher of Deaf Children - Art specialist
Teacher of Deaf Children - Food Technology specialist
These are both part time maternity cover positions. For the right candidate they could be combined into a full time post or combined with the English teacher position which is a permanent post.

Salary Range: MPS/UPS, fringe allowance and SEN points dependant on experience and qualifications

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the staff of this vibrant, high achieving local authority special school for deaf children aged 3-16. We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and committed teacher to join a well-established team. The successful candidate will teach English, Art and Food Technology at KS3/4 leading to GCSE and other accredited courses. All our staff are able to offer a second subject.

Qualified teachers of the deaf or those with such aspirations are invited to apply. Applicants should have relevant specialist qualification/ experience in the curriculum areas advertised. Knowledge of British Sign Language or a commitment to work towards minimum BSL3 is essential. Benefits include, laptops for all teachers, extensive staff development programmes including the opportunity for in house sign language training and qualification as a teacher of deaf children.

Heathlands is committed to safeguarding pupils and this post will require an enhanced DBS check.

Application forms to be returned to:

The Head Teacher, Heathlands School, Heathlands Drive, St Albans AL3 5AY. Email: head@heathlands.herts.sch.uk For an informal discussion phone 01727 807807 to speak to the Head Teacher.

Closing date: Monday 2 nd October 2017 at 12 noon


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Teacher Attached to the Hearing Impaired Resource
Kennet School

Kennet School

Stoney Lane, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 4LL
Tel: 01635 862121
Email: RIreland@westberks.gov.uk
Web: www.kennetschool.co.uk
Kennet School

Full time, Permanent
Teachers’ Pay Scale plus 1 SEN point

Required for January 2018, an enthusiastic teacher to join the outstanding Resource Unit for pupils with a hearing impairment. The Resource is highly regarded and works to ensure that each and every pupil fulfils his or her potential, both academic and personal.

This is an exciting and rate opportunity to work successfully with all staff to promote the achievement and wellbeing of the pupils based in the Resource. Applicants should hold a Teacher of the Deaf qualification, have started this training, or be willing to undertake the training.

Kennet School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, including being subject to a full DBS check

Kennet is a highly oversubscribed and ambitious Outstanding Academy which seeks staff who are keen to contribute to the fuller life of the school. To apply, please complete and submit the school application form to: Miss T Dowling, Assistant Head. To discuss the post, please contact Mrs K Bedwell, Teacher in Charge, Kennet HIR (01635 862121) or Mrs R Ireland, RIreland@westberks.gov.uk (01635 503646). Further details are available on the school website at www.kennetschool.co.uk or by telephoning the school on 01635 862121.

Kennet School, Stoney Lane, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 4LL

Closing Date: 29 September 2017
Interviews: 13 October 2017


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Primary Coordinator
Hamilton Lodge School & College

Hamilton Lodge School & College

Email: karen.meekums@hamiltonlsc.co.uk
Web: www.hamiltonls.co.uk/about-us/recruitment

Salary: MPS/UPS plus SEN depending on qualification.

Hamilton Lodge School & College is seeking to recruit an experienced Teacher of the Deaf, or a candidate willing to train, to work as Primary Coordinator within the school. The successful applicant will be responsible for developing and implementing the Primary curriculum for children aged between 5 and 11.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and caring individual who can become part of our team. Hamilton Lodge School & College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS, as well as other safeguarding checks. The successful candidate will be accountable for the welfare of children under their responsibility in line with the school’s Safeguarding Policy. The role will also embrace equality, diversity and inclusivity matters in order to facilitate a consistent, co-ordinated and embedded approach to the learning of the children. We are delighted to offer this key role as a full-time, permanent contract.

Deadline for applications: Friday 29th September 2017

Interview date: Tuesday 10th October 2017

Applications to Karen Meekums PA to the Principal karen.meekums@hamiltonlsc.co.uk


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Peripatetic Sensory Support Teacher - Teacher of The Deaf

East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Tel: (01482) 392436
Web: http://ow.ly/OW2u30f3D3T

Salary:MPS / UPS & £4116 / £2016 SEN allowance (pro rata). The higher SEN allowance will be offered to an appointee with CACDP / Signature Level 2. MPS / UPS & £2058 SEN allowance (pro rata) for candidates without CACDP / Signature Level 2
Employer:East Riding of Yorkshire Council
Contract:Permanent
Hours:Part-time
Base:Anlaby, East Riding of Yorkshire

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity in a highly supportive and visionary team of professionals?

Required as soon as possible, an exceptional and enthusiastic self-motivated Teacher of the Deaf to work across the East Riding. The service supports pupils from birth to 19 years.

We can offer:

  • the opportunity to take a leading role in raising outcomes to ensure that deaf pupils in the East Riding achieve their potential
  • a challenging and varied role working with children, parents, schools and other agencies
  • the opportunity to develop specialist skills
  • highly skilled and supportive colleagues within a well-established specialist team.

You should have:

  • the mandatory qualification to teach deaf children
  • excellent teaching skills and be a thoughtful and reflective practitioner
  • experience of working with a wide range of deaf children within a mainstream or specialist environment
  • the ability to manage a busy caseload and prioritise accordingly
  • understanding of and commitment to inclusive education
  • good communication and a high level of interpersonal skills
  • a commitment to providing families with balanced, unbiased advice to enable them to make an informed choice for their deaf child
  • a willingness to be highly flexible in their thinking and approach to secure the best outcomes for pupils on their caseload.
  • This post is a 0.2FTE job-share post and we would be happy to negotiate the day to be worked. Sensory and Physical Teaching Service (SaPTS) is based within the new Children’s Specialist Service’s Hub in Anlaby. From this innovative base we provide support and advice to families and professionals of deaf children and young people aged 0-25 across the East Riding of Yorkshire.

    For an informal discussion please contact Sarah Fox, Lead Teacher, tel (01482) 392436.

    Application packs are available at http://ow.ly/OW2u30f3D3T

    Advert No: CYSP000026

    Closing Date: 12noon, 29 September 2017
    Interview Date: 17 October 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. This council is pursuing equality of opportunity in employment.


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Birmingham City Council

Tel: 303 1793
Email: Cherry.Thomas@birmingham.gov.uk
Web: www.birmingham.gov.uk

Teachers Pay & Conditions:

£24,002 - £37,871 + (1 or 2 SEN Points depending on Mandatory Qualification)
Permanent Full-time position (or Job Share)
Ref: PL2612017

We are seeking to appoint a committed and highly motivated Teacher of the Deaf to join a vibrant and experienced team of teachers, educational audiologist, teaching assistants and technicians.

We provide teaching support for deaf/hearing impaired children and young people from birth - 25 years in homes, early years settings, mainstream schools and FE colleges across the City of Birmingham. We provide advice and training to staff in these settings and support for families.

We will consider applications from teachers for deaf children who hold the Mandatory Qualification and from teachers who are currently undertaking this qualification. As this is a peripatetic post applicants will be required to travel within the city in a timely and flexible manner.

As an equal opportunity employer applications for job sharing/working part-time will be welcomed.

For informal enquiries contact Cherry Thomas on 0121 303 1793 or Cherry.Thomas@birmingham.gov.uk

To apply please visit: https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/directory_record/86652/teacher_of_the_deaf_pl2612017

Closing date: 29 September 2017.

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) formerly CRB check will be undertaken “Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”


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Speech and Language Therapist

Heathlands School

Heathlands School, Heathlands Drive, St Albans AL3 5AY.
Tel: 01727 807807
Email: head@heathlands.herts.sch.uk

To take up post as soon as possible

37 hours per week - term time
(i.e. 41 working weeks plus paid holiday entitlement total 47 paid weeks)

Salary Range: H9/ M1 range - broadly equivalent to NHS bands 6 - 7

For full time equivalent £30,153 - 37,306

Salary will be negotiated with the successful applicant dependant on qualifications and experience. Part time applicants or those able to offer reduced hours over 5 days would be considered.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the staff of this vibrant, high achieving local authority special school for deaf children aged 3-16. We are looking for a speech and language therapist who is interested in working with Deaf children.

The successful candidate is likely to have

  • a background in paediatrics
  • experience of or a desire to develop expertise in relation to hearing impairment
  • experience of supporting a range of SEN
  • skills in sign language and a commitment to further develop these
  • experience of working with parents
  • excellent interpersonal and team work skills

Speech and Language Therapists work as part of a collaborative team with teachers, classroom support staff and other therapists.

Benefits include good technical support, extensive staff development programmes including the opportunity for in house sign language training, involvement in special interest groups, specialist clinical supervision and advanced qualification in relevant fields.

Heathlands is committed to safeguarding pupils and this post will require an enhanced DBS check.

Application forms to be returned to:
The Head Teacher, Heathlands School, Heathlands Drive, St Albans AL3 5AY. Email: head@heathlands.herts.sch.uk For an informal discussion phone 01727 807807 to speak to the Head Teacher.

Closing date: Friday 29 th September 2017 at 12 noon


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Qualified Teacher of the Deaf

Coventry City Council

Tel: 024 76786174
Email: Heulwen.hindson@coventry.gov.uk

TMS/UPS + SEN 2 (£4,116 pro rata)
Temporary 0.6

The Sensory Team is seeking to recruit a Qualified Teacher of the Deaf for September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and committed Qualified Teacher of the Deaf to join our well-established Sensory Team in Coventry. It is initially required for 2 terms, 3 days a week to cover maternity leave and will be based at our vibrant Hearing Impaired Unit, aged 4-11 at Howes Community Primary School which is fully included in the school and uses a Total Communication approach.

Applicants who are just successfully completing their first year of TOD training will also be considered. Successful team-working experience, a BSL 2 qualification and excellent inter-personal skills are essential.

For further information please contact - Heulwen Hindson, HI Team Lead,
Heulwen.hindson@coventry.gov.uk
Tel 024 76786174

Interview Date: TBC

Equalities Statement
Coventry City Council is clear about its responsibilities in embracing diversity and ensuring we recruit people of a high calibre on the basis of their skills, abilities, and experience. As such we welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates.

Key Requirements
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

Closing date: 25th September 2017


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Teacher of the Deaf

South Tyneside Council

Tel: (0191) 455 4968
Email: jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk
Web: www.southtyneside.gov.uk

CHILDREN, ADULTS AND HEALTH

TEACHER OF THE DEAF - 0.8
(HEARING IMPAIRED SERVICE, TOWN HALL AND CIVIC OFFICES)
MPS + TLR2a plus 2 SEN point

We require a Qualified Teacher who holds the Mandatory qualification for Teachers of the Deaf. The post holder will be required to work with hearing impaired children aged 0-25 in a variety of settings but the majority of work will be with hearing impaired children age 0 to 5, their families and other professionals supporting them. Teachers with experience in this area and particularly encouraged to apply. The post holder may be required to undertake additional training to work with young hearing impaired children and babies.

South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks and completion of a disqualification by association declaration form (Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009).

To find out more about this role and to apply please visit www.southtyneside.gov.uk alternatively you can email jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk or call (0191) 455 4968. BT Typetalkers welcome.

Closing date: Noon, 22 September 2017.


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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
Email: jpeterson@redoaks.swindon.sch.uk
Web: www.redoaks.org
Red Oaks Primary School

Salary:MPS/UPS + up to 2 SEN
(dependent on experience and qualifications)
Term:Permanent
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 www.redoaks.org

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: tturchet@redoaks.swindon.sch.uk

Completed application forms should be posted to the address above or emailed to Jackie Peterson jpeterson@redoaks.swindon.sch.uk

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.


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