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Position Location Closing Date
Volunteer Teacher of the Deaf Makeni, Sierra Leone 12 Jul 2017
Volunteer Teacher of the Deaf Blantyre, Malawi 12 Jul 2017
Specialist Teacher of the Deaf Roding Primary School 10 Jul 2017
Teacher of the Deaf Lewisham Council 9 Jul 2017
Teacher of the Deaf London Borough of Bromley 6 Jul 2017
Teacher of the Deaf with additional city-wide responsibility Leeds City Council 5 Jul 2017
Teacher of the Deaf Cornwall Council 3 Jul 2017
Teacher In Charge of the Hearing Impaired Resource Kennet School 30 Jun 2017
Teacher of the Deaf 0.6 fte Allestree Woodlands School 30 Jun 2017
Speech and Language Therapist Heathlands School 30 Jun 2017
Specialist Advisory Teacher - Hearing Impairment 5-25 Hertfordshire County Council 28 Jun 2017
Advisory Teacher of the Deaf & Hearing Impaired Babcock Learning and Development Partnership (LDP) 26 Jun 2017
Early Years SEN Teacher Linden Lodge School 19 Jun 2017
Teacher of Multi-Sensory Impairment/Deafblindness Linden Lodge School 19 Jun 2017
Hearing Support Centre Teachers of the Deaf - Primary and Secondary Wandsworth Hearing Support Services 19 Jun 2017
Teacher of the Deaf Blanche Nevile School for Deaf Children 19 Jun 2017
Teacher of the Deaf Post 16 Leatherhead 18 Jun 2017
Teacher of Maths Braidwood School 16 Jun 2017

Volunteer Teacher of the Deaf

Makeni, Sierra Leone

Email: Kavita@sound-seekers.org.uk
Web: www.sound-seekers.org.uk

Sound Seekers is looking to recruit a volunteer Teacher of the Deaf with experience early years teaching and training teachers in deaf awareness and effective inclusion of a child with hearing loss in a mainstream school setting, to be based in Makeni, Sierra Leone.

Background
In 2013, Sound Seekers established a targeted paediatric screening project in Makeni, Sierra Leone. The aim of the project is to identify children with hearing loss as young as possible so that they can be adequately supported with audiological and educational services. As a result of the introduction of targeted hearing screening in Makeni, combined with the Ebola outbreak, enough young children have been identified to form a nursery class at St Joseph’s School for the Hearing Impaired in Makeni. Additionally, Sound Seekers is looking to improve the knowledge and skills of mainstream teachers in effective inclusion of children with hearing loss in mainstream schools.

Description of the role
The volunteer Teacher of the Deaf will:

  1. Establish a nursery class at St. Joseph’s school;
  2. Work alongside the school management team in adapting the space available for the nursery class, and planning and organising the timetable with appropriate learning activities (including stories, songs, games, physical activities, craft work etc.) to develop the children’s communication and language;
  3. Train the local staff (teachers and class assistants) to ensure that the class can run effectively after the volunteer placement ends;
  4. Deliver training, including Training of Trainers, on inclusion of children with hearing loss to teachers/schools identified by St Joseph’s;
  5. Identify committed in-country teachers to roll out the training to other mainstream teachers to ensure sustainability;
  6. Support Sound Seekers’ partnership with Sightsavers who are implementing an inclusive education project in Bombali District (of which Makeni is the capital). This may involve (not an exhaustive list):
    1. Review and input to training modules and teacher training curriculum on inclusion of children with hearing loss; and
    2. Support to training of inclusion champions, teachers etc as needed.

The above is indicative of the type of work envisaged but is not an exhaustive list. Additional activities are likely to be undertaken based on need in consultation with Sound Seekers.

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Qualified as a Teacher of the Deaf with experience in early years teaching.
  • Experience working with children with special needs and behavioural problems (preferably children with hearing loss), with a particular emphasis on language and communication development.
  • Experience in implementing Maternal Reflective Methods of teaching.
  • Basic knowledge of American Sign Language, including finger spelling, would be useful (but also could be learnt in situ).
  • Experience of training teachers on inclusion of children of with hearing loss in mainstream settings.
  • Previous experience of working abroad, particularly in Africa, is desirable though not essential.

Conditions of Placement

  • Location: Makeni, Sierra Leone
  • Preferred start date: 1st October 2017 (negotiable)
  • Duration: 3 to 6 months (subject to availability)
  • Sound Seekers will cover costs of travel to and from Makeni, and will pay a living allowance expected to cover food, accommodation and medical insurance. There is no salary attached to this position.

Application procedure
The deadline for applications is 12th July 2017. To apply, please email Kavita Prasad at Kavita@sound-seekers.org.uk with subject line “Application for volunteer Teacher of the Deaf - Sierra Leone” with an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter explaining your suitability and interest for the role as well as your availability.


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Volunteer Teacher of the Deaf

Blantyre, Malawi

Access to Education – Comprehensive Audiology Services, Blantyre, Malawi
Email: Kavita@sound-seekers.org.uk
Web: www.sound-seekers.org.uk

Sound Seekers is looking to recruit a volunteer Teacher of the Deaf with experience training teachers in deaf awareness, the use of hearing aids and the needs of a child with hearing loss in a mainstream setting, to be based in Blantyre, Malawi.

Background:
With funding from Jersey Overseas Aid (JOA) and Department of International Development UK (DFID), Sound Seekers now has clinical and mobile audiology facilities based at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH), in Blantyre, Malawi, which have transformed the direction and treatment of hearing loss in adults and children in the area. Although the audiology provision is of a very high standard, support beyond the clinic environment remains very limited. It has long been recognised that in order to maximise the benefit of hearing aid fitting and of placement of deaf children in mainstream and special schools, it is essential that there is support both in the home and school environments. Sound Seekers is now seeking to pilot an education component of the comprehensive audiology project to complement and support the audiology provision now available at the new clinic at QECH and also with the services of the HARK mobile outreach clinic based there.

With funding from DFID, Sound Seekers conducted an education scoping visit in Malawi in 2016 and identified that patients being treated at the clinic and/or on outreach were receiving no educational follow up. Furthermore, it was identified that the 90 itinerant special needs (ISN) teachers in Southern Malawi need further training as they currently cannot provide the specialist support needed by pupils with hearing loss placed in mainstream schools.

Sound Seekers will place a volunteer Teacher of the Deaf from the UK in Malawi for six months to train Malawian ISN (Itinerant Special Needs) teachers in deaf awareness, the use of hearing aids and the needs of a deaf child in a mainstream setting. Two lead special needs (LSN) teachers will be selected from among those trained to follow up and support children identified with hearing loss and/or fitted with hearing aids through the QECH audiology services. The materials devised from another successful Sound Seekers' project ‘Access to Education’ in The Gambia will be a useful start for the training materials for the Malawian LSN teachers to use with mainstream teachers but will need further adaption for the Malawi context.

Description of the role:
The volunteer Teacher of the Deaf will be the technical lead for the education component of the Comprehensive Audiology Service in Blantyre, Malawi. The role of the Teacher of the Deaf will include:

  1. Training 90 ISN teachers including on: Train the Trainer skills; inclusion of children with hearing loss in a mainstream setting; and basic awareness on Primary Ear and Hearing Care;
  2. Adapting the teaching materials from Gambia to the local Malawian context (The materials will include teaching theory manuals, and communications materials such as posters and hand-outs for teachers in other schools);
  3. Developing further training materials based on need identified;
  4. Providing quality assurance by observing training carried out by trained teachers and carrying out further refresher training based on need identified;
  5. Identifying and recommending two lead special needs (LSN) teachers to be based at the new audiology clinic and work with the clinic staff, patients and schools;
  6. Providing advanced training particularly on training of trainers to the LSN teachers based on skill gaps identified;
  7. With the Education Project Manager, coordinating with relevant stakeholders from the Ministry of Education and schools; and
  8. With the Education Project Manager, conducting a final workshop to share learning and results from the pilot programme, improve collaboration and coordination on hearing loss particularly between Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education and advocate for better inclusion of children with hearing loss in mainstream schools and more capacity for intake in deaf schools.

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Qualified as a Teacher of the Deaf.
  • Extensive experience of home and school based teaching support for deaf children of a wide range of ages, including in the home, and mainstream and special school settings.
  • Previous experience of working abroad, particularly in Africa, is desirable though not essential.

Conditions of Placement

  • Location: Blantyre, Malawi
  • Preferred start date: 15th September 2017 (negotiable).
  • Duration: Minimum 6 months with possibility of extension based on need.
  • Sound Seekers will cover costs of travel to and from Blantyre, and will pay a living allowance expected to cover food, accommodation and insurance. There is no salary attached to this position.

Application procedure
The deadline for applications is 12 July 2017. To apply, please email Kavita Prasad at Kavita@sound-seekers.org.uk with subject line “Application for volunteer Teacher of the Deaf - Malawi” with an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter explaining your suitability and interest for the role as well as your availability.


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Specialist Teacher of the Deaf

Roding Primary School

Roding Primary School with Provision for Deaf Children, Roding Lane North, Woodford Green, Essex IG8 8NP
Tel: 0208 504 3706
Email: admin.roding@redbridge.gov.uk
Web: www.rodingprimary.co.uk

Headteacher Mrs Helen Radmore

Specialist Teacher of the Deaf required for January 2018
MPS + 1 or 2 SEN points depending on experience and qualifications

A full time Teacher of the Deaf is required to join the Redbridge Advisory Service for Deaf and Hearing Impaired children to lead and develop the secondary case load.

This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced teacher to join our large and ever growing service. We are looking for a full time teacher to join our team of Teachers of the Deaf and our audiological technicians. We are currently supporting approximately 80 secondary aged students, who attend mainstream and special schools in Redbridge.

The Outreach Service, which is based at Roding Primary School, supports children from 0 - 18 at a variety of settings within the Local Authority. The role will involve visiting Redbridge students in Out of Borough placements and in certain cases may include home visits. The ability to form positive relationships and to be able to work in partnership with other professionals and schools would be essential in this role. Signing skills or a willingness to train would be a requirement. You will also have responsibility for managing the audiological equipment needs of your students alongside our technicians, therefore prior knowledge or a willingness to train in this area will be essential also.

An experienced Teacher of the Deaf would be our ideal candidate; however, applications are also invited from teachers with experience of Special Needs who are willing to undergo training.

You are warmly invited to visit our school and find out more about this post. To arrange a visit, please telephone June Tarling on 020 8504 3706.

To apply for this post, please see our school website www.rodingprimary.co.uk where you can download the job pack and email your completed application form to us at admin.roding@redbridge.gov.uk. Alternatively you can either email us for a pack or ring us on 0208 504 3706.

Closing date for applications: Midday on Monday 10 th July 2017.
Interviews will be held on Friday 14 th July 2017

Roding Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. References will be taken up prior to interview and the post is subject to a successful DBS check.


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Teacher of the Deaf
Lewisham Council

Lewisham Council

Kaleidoscope, Children and Young People’s Centre, 32 Rushey Green, London, SE6 4JF
Tel: 020 3049 1329
Web: www.lewisham.gov.uk/JobsAndCareers

MPS/UPS Teachers Pay Scale + SEN2 (£4,116 pro- rata) +TLR2 (£2,640 pro-rata) based on 13 hours per week (0.4 FTE).
Directorate: Children and Young People, Sensory Teachers Team (STEPS)
Ref: CYP-17- 010

The role
This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified Teacher of the Deaf to work with an enthusiastic and dynamic team of specialist teachers. You will be joining the central, peripatetic, Sensory Teachers Team working with children and young people (0-19 years) and their families in a variety of settings. This is a temporary role for 7 months in the first instance.

Location
The Sensory Teachers Team is based in Kaleidoscope, Children and Young People’s Centre, 32 Rushey Green, London, SE6 4JF. A multi-disciplinary centre providing a comprehensive, integrated specialist service for children and young people in Lewisham with educational, health and social needs.

What we’re looking for
You will be a highly motivated and enthusiastic person with good interpersonal skills and ability to work independently as well as part of a team. You will be committed to the development of the service and in working collaboratively with parents and other professionals.

Qualified Teacher status and Teacher of the Deaf qualifications essential. Experience of peripatetic work is desirable but not essential as training will be given. This post is subject to a DBS check.

In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.

Further information
For an informal conversation regarding this post please contact Eileen Clifford, Sensory Teachers Team Co-ordinator, on 020 3049 1329.
Lewisham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

The post is subject to a DBS.

To find out more, including a full job description and person specification, and to apply, please visit www.lewisham.gov.uk/JobsAndCareers and search council vacancies.

The Council reserves the right to close adverts early if there is a large response.

Closing date: 9th July 2017, 11:59pm
Interview Date: 18th July 2017


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Teacher of the Deaf

London Borough of Bromley

The Deaf Centre at Darrick Wood Senior School, Sensory Support Service, Lovibonds Avenue, Orpington, BR6 8ER
Tel: 01689 880 375
Email: s.banks@darrickwood.bromley.sch.uk
Web: www.bromley.gov.uk/info/200058/jobs_with_bromley

Required for September 2017

Vacancy Details

Salary:MPS + 2 SEN or
MPS + 1 SEN and commitment to a
two year part-time ToD Training Course
Location:The Deaf Centre at Darrick Wood Senior School,
Sensory Support Service, Lovibonds Avenue,
Orpington, BR6 8ER
Job Type:Full Time Permanent/ Part Time will be considered
Vacancy Group:Teaching

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, creative Teacher of the Deaf (or Trainee Teacher of the Deaf) to join our Sensory Support Service; Secondary Base Team at Darrick Wood Senior School.

For an informal chat, please contact:

Sarah Banks, Head of Secondary Base for HI

Tel. no.:Mobile: 07739 338 695
Office: 01689 880 375
Email:s.banks@darrickwood.bromley.sch.uk

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

Equal Opportunities Statement
We are committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.

To apply please visit
http://www.bromley.gov.uk/info/200058/jobs_with_bromley

Disqualification by Association
The post that you are applying for has been identified as being covered by these regulations and I would therefore ask that you complete the declaration form attached to this vacancy and upload it as an attachment to your application before submitting it.

Equal Opportunities Statement
We are committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.

We offer a generous package including competitive pay, final salary pension scheme, flexible working practices and the Bromley REAL benefits scheme; Childcare Vouchers, Cycle2Work and a wide range of unique discounts.

Closing Date: Thursday, 6th July 2017
Interview Date: Monday, 10th July 2017


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Teacher of the Deaf with additional city-wide responsibility
Leeds City Council

Leeds City Council

Leeds City Council, Sensory Service, Deaf and Hearing Impaired Team
Tel: 0113 3786667

Salary details: MPS/UPS: £22,467 to £38,250 + 2 SEN + TLR 2a (pro-rata)
Ref: 16012
Employer: Leeds City Council
Children & Families
Team Partnerships
Contract Type: Permanent Appointment
Hours per Week: 32.5

Closing date: 05 July 2017

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

Teacher of the Deaf with additional city-wide responsibility. 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. The post carries an additional City wide responsibility. The current post holder is working in the early years and we are looking for someone with similar experience, who will help to develop our service provision for newly diagnosed babies and very young children. The postholder will enhance the skills of colleagues in the service, and advise managers in relation to this work.

The post will be mainly based around working with the CYP, families and professionals within the very early years. You will be expected to:

  • Promote parent led and informed communication choices
  • Liaise with other professionals involved with the child to ensure a co-ordinated service.
  • Support the transition into an Early Years setting.
  • Work with parent / carers to assess their child’s language development and use of hearing aids/cochlear implants.
  • Assess and monitor CYP against the Early Years Monitoring Protocols

We promote inclusion by supporting children’s full and active involvement in all aspects of 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.

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

Closing Date for applications: Wednesday 5 th July 2017

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds.

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be carried out on preferred candidates.


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Teacher of the Deaf

Cornwall Council

Hearing Support Team
Email: hearing.support@cornwall.gov.uk
Web: www.cornwall.gov.uk/hearingsupport

MPS/UPS + 1/2 SEN Points (depending on qualifications)
1 x 37 hours per week
1 x 25.90 hours per week
West & Mid Cornwall
Ref: 000002UO

To start from September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Peripatetic teaching post 1FTE working in West Cornwall, based in Camborne and 0.7FTE working in Mid Cornwall, based in St Austell.

For successful candidates who are supported to undertake the mandatory training, posts will be temporary for two years, until August 2019. Subject to satisfactory performance and satisfactory completion of the Teacher of the Deaf qualification, it is anticipated the post will be made permanent.

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 direct teaching of pupils with hearing impairment, assessment and advice.

We are looking for an experienced and appropriately qualified teacher who has good knowledge of Hearing Impairment and experience of working with children and young people in mainstream schools.

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 particularly. The ability to manage your own time commitments and workload is essential.

Ideally, applicants will need to hold a mandatory qualification of Teacher of the Deaf. However if you are looking for a career change, we welcome applications from candidates who meet the essential requirements of this post. Distance Learning will be funded to obtain qualified Teacher of the Deaf status and we will support you to develop expertise in approaches to meeting the educational needs of pupils with a hearing impairment.

For further information please contact us on the following:

www.cornwall.gov.uk/hearingsupport
hearing.support@cornwall.gov.uk

Closing Date: 3rd July 2017
Interview Date: 17th July 2017

To apply for either role, please visit:

https://cornwall.taleo.net/careersection/cornwall_portal/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en_GB&job=000002UO


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Teacher In Charge of the Hearing Impaired Resource
Kennet School

Kennet School

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

An Outstanding Academy

Full time, Permanent
Teachers’ Pay Scale plus TLR2F £4,398 plus 1 SEN point

Required for January 2018, or earlier, an enthusiastic, inspirational and creative practitioner to lead the 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.

The post will involve managing staff and working successfully with mainstream staff to promote the achievement and wellbeing of the pupils based in the Resource. Applicants should hold a Teacher of the Deaf qualification.

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 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 discuss the post, please contact Miss Dowling, tdowling@kennetschool.co.uk at Kennet HIR (01635 862121) or Mrs R Ireland, Rhian.Ireland@westberks.gov.uk (01635 503646). Further information is 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: 30 June 2017


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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 September 17 or January 18 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 midday on Friday June 30 th 2017.

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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Speech and Language Therapist
Heathlands School

Heathlands School

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

Required for September 2017
Speech and Language Therapist
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

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 30 June 2017 at 12 noon


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Specialist Advisory Teacher - Hearing Impairment 5-25
Hertfordshire County Council

Hertfordshire County Council

Education and Services for Young People
Tel: 01707 320697
Web: www.hertfordshire.gov.uk

Job NumberHCC08145
LocationCountywide
DirectorateEducation and Services for Young People
Contract TypePermanent
Full Time/Part TimeFull Time
Closing Date28/06/17

Job Title:Specialist Advisory Teacher for Hearing Impairment 5-25
Location:Countywide
Salary:MPS/UPS plus 1 or 2 SEN points (dependent on experience and qualifications)
Hours:Full Time
Contract:Permanent

Job Duties:
Integrated Services for Learning is a multi-disciplinary service comprising, specialist advisory teachers, educational psychologists, and specialist support staff, statutory SEN services and Educational Support Centres.

We currently have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced qualified teacher looking for a new challenge. You are invited to apply to join our team of specialist advisory teachers, working successfully throughout Hertfordshire to support children and young people, their families and educational setting.

You will have recent experience supporting children in schools or currently work in an advisory service. You also need a thorough knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice, with excellent interpersonal skills, work well within a team and be able to work to deadlines

You will preferably already hold a mandatory qualification as a teacher of the deaf or be prepared to gain this within three years of taking up post.

We can offer you a friendly, supportive working environment a full induction and ongoing professional development in this role.

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

Closing Date: 28th June 2017
Interview Date: To be confirmed

For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Claire Gamon (Specialist Advisory Teacher HI) on 01707 320697.

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: Please click HERE and follow the 'Apply for Job' button at the bottom of the screen.

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.

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

Available documents
CS - Specialist Advisory Teacher Job Outline May 2017.pdf


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Advisory Teacher of the Deaf & Hearing Impaired

Babcock Learning and Development Partnership (LDP)

Exeter, Devon
Tel: 01392 287239
Email: ETRecruitment@babcockinternational.com

Salary: £35,070 (41 weeks)
Starting salary without ToD: £30,000 (This salary will increase to the ToD salary once qualified)
Based in: Exeter, Devon

We are looking for either:

  • An experienced, Qualified Teacher of the Deaf or
  • An outstanding teacher who is willing to commit to the training (Course fees paid by Babcock LDP)

The Deaf and Hearing Impairment Team are an experienced and dedicated team of Advisory Teachers and Advisory Deaf Inclusion Workers within Babcock Learning and Development Partnership (LDP). Babcock LDP is a joint venture company in partnership with Devon County Council and delivers school improvement, education and inclusion services for all of Devon’s schools. This is an exciting opportunity to join a sensory service committed to improving outcomes for children and young people in Devon who have a sensory impairment.

The Deaf and Hearing Impairment Team

  • Raise educational outcomes of deaf and hearing impaired children,
  • Support social inclusion in mainstream schools and settings
  • Encourage the development of “healthy minds” through BSL and English.

You will be responsible for monitoring and teaching a case-load of children and young people. Working with the young person, their families/carers and other agencies, you will ensure that children and young people can access their educational environment and achieve the best possible outcomes.

The role of the team can include:

  • supporting families at home
  • advising schools and settings on how to include children and young people with hearing loss
  • contributing to planning and reviews, including reports and EHCPs
  • Additional professional support and mentoring will be available throughout the training period for the unqualified post.

You will have:

  • A passion and vision for raising outcomes for deaf and hearing impaired children and young people (CYP)
  • A successful track record of delivering improved outcomes for deaf and hearing impaired CYP.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with deaf and hearing impaired children, parents, schools and settings.
  • Proven skills in Audiology
  • Proven skills in BSL
  • Knowledge of cued speech would be an advantage.

It is essential that you have the ability to travel according to the needs of the job, with reasonable adjustments, if required, according to the Disability Discrimination Act.

For an informal discussion please contact Lian Badcock, Professional Lead for Sensory Impairment, on 01392 287239 or 07866 118756.

A DBS check is required for this post.

To apply for this post please request an application pack quoting RAF 7101 - Advisory Teacher of the Deaf & Hearing Impaired to ETRecruitment@babcockinternational.com

All CVs will be considered an expression of interest and an application will be sent out as per process

Closing Date: Monday 26 th June 2017
Shortlisting: Wednesday 28 th June
Interview Date: Wednesday 5 th July


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Early Years SEN Teacher

Linden Lodge School

61 Princes Way, Wimbledon Park, London, SW19 6JB
Tel: 0208 788 0107
Email: humanresources@lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk
Web: jobs.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk

Principal: Roger A. Legate
Headteacher designate: Deborah Rix
Roll: 140

‘Investors in People Accredited’.

Early Years SEN Teacher
Teacher Pay Scale + 1 SEN point (£2,085)
An additional SEN point is available to applicants with the Mandatory Qualification
Full time or Part Time
Start date: September 2017

Linden Lodge School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and creative teacher to work with our school children with sensory impairment and a range of additional complex special educational needs. Ideally, you will hold the mandatory qualification of VI/MSI/HI, be in training or a willingness to train. We are looking for an outstanding Early Years Teacher with strong experience who has the passion and commitment to contribute to a proven and dynamic team. At our recent Ofsted (February 2017), our Early Years Provision was judged as Outstanding.

“The early years classes give children an excellent start. The provision is very well managed and the strong partnership between teachers and support staff enables children to settle well and enjoy a wide range of activities”. (Ofsted 2017)

You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to plan, develop and implement individual and specialist curriculum programmes for pupils who are sensory-impaired.

You will be expected to provide a holistic education programme which safeguards children and integrates their physical, academic, social and emotional needs.

“Teachers plan carefully to meet the children’s different social, emotional, physical and intellectual needs. Children make rapid progress because their individual needs are quickly identified and then met successfully”. (Ofsted February 2017)

We are looking for outstanding teachers who:

  • Are committed to ensuring every child reaches their potential
  • Are resilient and able to demonstrate a positive caring attitude
  • Are able to work effectively in a team
  • Are highly organised and able to plan and deliver and reflect on an outstanding lesson
  • Are committed to working in partnership with families and other professionals to achieve the best outcomes for pupils
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Embrace change, innovation and expansion
  • Plan individually for pupils with sensory and medical needs
  • Can work collaboratively and flexibly with others to meet the needs of pupils. We have on site therapies (including complementary therapists) nursing as well as a range of teams to support teaching, learning and the wider curriculum
  • Can manage a class team and be an integral part of the larger school team.

We can offer you:

  • “Leaders who check the quality of teaching very regularly and provide training and support for staff so that they can improve their skills” (Ofsted February 2017)
  • An enthusiastic dynamic and talented management and staff team
  • A highly specialist teaching and learning environment
  • Excellent opportunities for CPD
  • Staff Health and Wellbeing programme
  • A warm positive working environment where everyone is valued
  • A diverse organisation including a special school, outreach service and state of the art Centre for assessment, training and development.

Visits to the School are welcomed and encouraged by contacting, Ms. Deborah Rix, Interim Headteacher on 020 8780 0107

To apply please download an application and details from the Wandsworth Council website https://jobs.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk/

Completed applications should be emailed to: hradministrator@lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk or posted to Linden Lodge School, 61 Princes Way, Wimbledon Park. London, SW19 6JB

Closing date: 19 June 2017 (at noon)
Interviews: week beginning 26 June 2017

Linden Lodge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment; an enhanced DBS check will be required.

CVs are not accepted.


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Teacher of Multi-Sensory Impairment/Deafblindness

Linden Lodge School

61 Princes Way, Wimbledon Park, London, SW19 6JB
Tel: 0208 788 0107
Email: humanresources@lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk
Web: jobs.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk

Principal: Roger A. Legate
Roll: 142

‘Investors in People Accredited’.

Teacher of Multi-Sensory Impairment/Deafblindness
Teacher Pay Scale + 1 SEN point (£2,085)
An additional SEN point is available to applicants with the MSI Mandatory Qualification

Linden Lodge School is seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher to work with deafblind children in our specialist Alba Centre. You will need the mandatory qualification of VI/ToD/MSI or a willingness to train. We are looking for a teacher with strong experience who has the passion and commitment to contribute to an enthusiastic and dynamic team. At our recent Ofsted (February 2017), our school was judged to be a good school with an outstanding Early Years provision.

‘Pupils behaviour is excellent. They are polite and friendly to each other and to adults, and have very good attitudes towards learning” (Ofsted February 2017).

The Centre uses the Victoria School Curriculum to plan personalised programmes for pupils. Intervenors and specialist teachers work in teams to support deafblind children and also with other agencies such as Therapies and Nursing which are based on-site.

‘The provision for pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is excellent”. (Ofsted February 2017)

We are looking for outstanding teachers who:

  • Are committed to ensuring every child reaches their potential
  • Are resilient and able to demonstrate a positive caring attitude
  • Are able to work effectively in a team
  • Are highly organised and able to plan and deliver and reflect on an Outstanding lesson
  • Are committed to working in partnership with families and other professionals
  • Have Sign Language skills and are willing to develop these further
  • Can work effectively with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Embrace change and innovation positively.

We can offer you:

  • ‘Leaders who check the quality of teaching very regularly and provide training and support for staff so that they can improve their skills” (Ofsted February 2017)
  • An enthusiastic dynamic and talented management and staff team
  • A highly specialist teaching and learning environment
  • Excellent opportunities for CPD
  • Staff Health and Wellbeing programme
  • A warm positive working environment where everyone is valued.

We welcome prospective candidates to visit the school please contact, Marina Kilcoyne, Business Manager on 020 8780 0107

To apply please download an application and details from the Wandsworth Council website https://jobs.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk/

Completed applications should be emailed to: hradministrator@lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk or posted to Linden Lodge School, 61 Princes Way, Wimbledon Park. London, SW19 6JB

Closing date: 19 June 2017 (at noon)
Interviews: week beginning 26 June 2017

Linden Lodge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment; an enhanced DBS check will be required.

CVs are not accepted.


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Hearing Support Centre Teachers of the Deaf - Primary and Secondary

Wandsworth Hearing Support Services

The Acorn Family Centre, 101 Nightingale Lane, London, SW12 8NA
Tel: 020 8673 7564
Fax: 020 8772 2143
Email: halder@wandsworthhis.org.uk
Web: jobs.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk

Teachers Pay Scale + SEN point 1 or 2 (depending on qualifications)
Full time
Required as soon as possible

Due to the retirement of a number of staff in the organisation, opportunities have arisen for teachers of the deaf to work in our specialist provisions. One post is for a teacher of the deaf in the Hearing Support Centre in a secondary academy. The other is for the primary Hearing Support Centre.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly regarded team at an exciting juncture in their development. Later this year we will be opening a new Centre for Families, Assessment, Training and Development where the wider Sensory Support Service team will be based giving access to first class facilities and opportunity for growth and innovation.

The Hearing Support Centres are long established in the schools. The HSCs have excellent facilities and resources and are part of a supportive and nurturing work context.

You will need to be a highly motivated and outstanding teacher. The role will involve teaching individuals, small groups in the HSC and supporting pupils in mainstream. The HSCs use an oral approach. Wandsworth Hearing Support Service is committed to working in partnership with families.

You will be able to demonstrate:

  • A qualification as a teacher of the deaf or commitment to train
  • Proven ability to raise the outcomes of deaf children
  • A commitment to working in partnership with parents
  • High levels of professionalism and able to act as a role model to others
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with high levels of Emotional Intelligence
  • A commitment to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults

In return we will offer you:

  • Training opportunities both externally and in-house
  • The opportunity to further your career
  • Supportive line management
  • A vibrant staff Health and Wellbeing Programme
  • A caring and dynamic team of colleagues

If you would like to find out more or visit our Service please contact Steph Halder on 020 8673 7564 or halder@wandsworthhis.org.uk

An application pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded pack can be found on the Wandsworth Council website https://jobs.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk/

Alternatively please contact Steph Halder on 020 8673 7564 or email: halder@wandsworthhis.org.uk

Completed applications should be returned to Steph Halder at The Acorn Family Centre either by email at halder@wandsworthhis.org.uk, post or fax.

Closing date: 19 June 2017 (at noon) Interview date: week beginning 26 June 2017

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that we do not accept CVs.


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Teacher of the Deaf

Blanche Nevile School for Deaf Children

North London
Tel: 020 8347 3760
Email: admin@blanchenevile.org.uk
Web: www.blanchenevile.org.uk

To start September 2017

Primary age range
Salary: MPS + Inner London Allowance + 1 SEN point

Blanche Nevile School for Deaf Children, North London
We are an exciting, innovative and successful provision for deaf children aged 3 - 19. We have purpose built provision and the primary department works in partnership with Highgate Primary School, offering the best of both worlds through quality inclusion and small class specialist teaching. We are looking for an excellent primary practitioner to join our skilled team of deaf and hearing staff with a commitment to a child centred sign bilingual approach.

Ofsted Report 2012

‘The pupils make excellent progress in their personal development and self-confidence’.
‘The care of pupils is outstanding’.

The successful candidate will:

  • have high expectations and excellent planning and differentiation skills
  • have BSL level 2 or a commitment to train
  • have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • promote effective inclusive education for deaf pupils
  • be flexible with a commitment to work in partnership with a mainstream team

Teacher of the Deaf qualification desirable but not essential. Experience across the primary age range desirable as is experience of teaching children with SEN. Additional support and training will be given if required.

Informal visits to the Primary Department (Storey Road, North Hill, Highgate N6 4ED) are warmly welcomed by appointment. Please call 020 8347 3760.

For further information and an application pack please visit www.blanchenevile.org.uk

Completed applications should be returned to admin@blanchenevile.org.uk

Closing date: Noon Monday 19 th June 2017
Interviews: Monday 26 th June 2017


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Teacher of the Deaf Post 16
Leatherhead

Leatherhead

Fairmount House, Bull Hill, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 7AH
Tel: 01372 833776
Web: www.surreycc.gov.uk

Permanent
Term Time (Full Time)
TMS/UPS
MPS/UPS + SEN 2 (Subject to qualifications) Teacher's pay and conditions apply.
Job Number: 100008124

Based from Fairmount House, Bull Hill, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 7AH.

Job share for this vacancy will be considered.

An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.

Physical Sensory Support (PSS) is a targeted specialist teaching service for defined and vulnerable Surrey children and young people (CYP) and their educational establishments; students studying in Surrey FE and HE establishments where our input is identified and agreed. The service identifies and meets individual and organisational need and supports statutory duties and provision and achievement.

PSS operates in a fast paced, complex interpersonal environment involving CYP with high level and complex needs. PSS works with their families, schools and educational settings, including FE/HE and with other professionals and organisations.

Education, Training and work qualifications expected:

  • Degree level education with Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent
  • Mandatory Qualification in Teaching Children with HI or willing to undertake training within three years of taking up the post.

These will be assessed via application form and interview.

Knowledge overview for candidate:

  • Detailed and contemporary knowledge and understanding of the nature of hearing impairment and the impact on social, emotional, cognitive and behavioural development.
  • Detailed knowledge of audiological equipment and ability to implement Quality Standards for Audiology.
  • Detailed and contemporary knowledge and understanding of the statutory framework for education, particularly in relation to SEND and expectations to meet need in accordance with the Equality Act.
  • Detailed and contemporary knowledge of legislation and processes pertinent to FE/HE.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Nicki Harris on 01372 833776.

To apply, please click here.

Closing date: 23:59 on 18th June 2017.
Interviews will take place on 26th June 2017.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.


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Teacher of Maths
Braidwood School

Braidwood School

Braidwood Trust School for the Deaf, Bromford Road, Birmingham, B36 8AF
Tel: 0121 464 5558
Fax: 0121 464 5844
Email: enquiry@braidwood.bham.sch.uk

Main scale + up to 2 SEN points
Required as soon as possible

Are you committed to helping young people to stay healthy, safe and prepare for life and work in modern Britain?

We are looking for a teacher who:

  • Enjoys teaching Maths
  • Has enthusiasm and commitment
  • Is able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills
  • Would like to teach Deaf learners

Braidwood is a very successful secondary school for Deaf young people in purpose built accommodation.

Our young people come from across the Midland region and across the full academic spectrum. We pursue a Total Communication approach which means we fit our methods of communication to the needs of each learner.

If you do not currently have Teacher of the Deaf status or BSL skills, we will provide you with all the support you need to obtain them.

We can offer:

  • Excellent resources including iPad technology for every teacher and learner
  • Tailor-made individual CPD opportunities
  • Small class sizes
  • A friendly, talented, multi-disciplinary team of colleagues.

If you think you will be an asset to our school please request an application pack from the Response Handling Unit on: 0121 464 6488 or Email CSURecruitment@birmingham.gov.uk.

Please quote Ref: ES1982TB

Further details and application forms are also available on the school website: www.braidwood.bham.sch.uk

Closing date: Friday 16 th June 2017 at noon.
Interviews: week commencing 26 th June 2017
If you have not heard from us by 23 rd June you can assume you have not been shortlisted

Braidwood Trust School for the Deaf is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.


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