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The British Association of Teachers of the Deaf
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Situations Vacant

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Position Location Closing Date
Teacher of Multi-Sensory Impairment/Deafblindness Linden Lodge School 5 May 2017
Teacher of the Deaf - with QTS Whitehall Primary School 5 May 2017
Teacher of the Deaf Birmingham City Council 5 May 2017
Part-time Teacher of Mathematics Doncaster School for the Deaf 5 May 2017
Teacher of the Deaf Sarum St Paul's Primary School 5 May 2017
Teacher of the Deaf SENTASS: Hearing Impairment Service 4 May 2017
Total Communication Base Leader (ToD) Kingsbury Green Primary School 4 May 2017
Teacher of English Mary Hare School 3 May 2017
Teacher of Maths Mary Hare School 3 May 2017
Early Years Classteacher vacancy Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children 2 May 2017
SENCO vacancy (0.6) Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children 2 May 2017
Key Stage 1 / 2 Classteacher Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children 2 May 2017
Teacher of the Deaf Bevendean Primary School 30 Apr 2017
Communication Support Worker Southend High School for Girls 26 Apr 2017
Teacher of the Deaf Eggbuckland Vale Primary School 21 Apr 2017
Wellbeing Mentor Oak Lodge School 18 Apr 2017

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 Pay Scale + 1 SEN point (7pound;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
  • Have a good sense of humour

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

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

For any further details please contact the school on telephone number or email below.

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: 05 May 2017
Interviews: 08 May 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 the Deaf - with QTS
Whitehall Primary School

Whitehall Primary School

90 Normanton Park, Chingford, London E4 6ES
Tel: 0208 529 3813
Email: office@whitehall.waltham.sch.uk
Web: www.whitehallprimary.com

Required for September 2017

Grade/Salary: Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale + OLA + SEN points as appropriate, according to qualifications and experience.

Type of contract: Full time, Permanent.

Whitehall Primary School seeks to recruit an enthusiastic Teacher of the Deaf to support pupils within the school’s Resourced Provision for Deaf children.

Support will be both within the mainstream setting and on a 1:1 or small group basis in accordance with each child’s individual needs.

This post is initially to support children in the school’s Lower KS2 classes.

A positive attitude, flexibility and adaptability are essential for this post.

The school will consider applications from candidates with a proven track record of good to outstanding teaching who either:-

  • already hold a Teacher of the Deaf qualification
  • have commenced training towards qualification.
  • are able to demonstrate a commitment to working in this field and undertaking the required professional development and qualification route.

Further details and application forms for this vacancy can be obtained from the school’s website www.whitehallprimary.com Completed application forms should be returned to Jane Rolfe, School Business Manager, at the following e mail address; office@whitehall.waltham.sch.uk or school postal address detailed above.

Closing date for applications: Friday, 5 th May 2017
Interviews to be held: Thursday, 18 th May 2017

Whitehall Primary School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance.


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Teacher of the Deaf

Birmingham City Council

Tel: 0121 303 1793
Email: Cherry.Thomas@birmingham.gov.uk

Ref: PE1082017
£33,106 - £40,619 + (1 or 2 SEN Points depending on Mandatory Qualification)
Teachers Pay and Conditions apply
City Wide, Birmingham

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 to 25 years in homes, early years settings, mainstream schools and FE colleges across the City of Birmingham.

We also provide advice and training to staff in these settings.

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 and applicants will be required to travel within the city in a timely and flexible manner.

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

Closing date: 05 May 2017

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 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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Part-time Teacher of Mathematics
Doncaster School for the Deaf

Doncaster School for the Deaf

Leger Way, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN2 6AY
Tel: 01302 386700
Email: secretary@ddt-deaf.org.uk

Pay scale: MPS/UPS + SEN1/SEN2

Essentially, candidates will:

  • be a qualified Teacher of the Deaf or be prepared to undergo training to gain the Teacher of the Deaf qualification.
  • be expected to develop and implement School policies.
  • be enthusiastic, self-motivating and able to demonstrate flexibility in your style of approach.
  • have a caring and patient nature, and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • be a team player, and be able to contribute to the shared responsibility ethos of our school.

It would be preferred for you to be an experienced Teacher of Maths including GCSE, experience of teaching children of all ages and abilities would be an advantage.

At Doncaster School for the Deaf English and British Sign Language are given equal status. We will support you to obtain a British Sign Language qualification.

If you are interested in joining our school, you would be welcome to contact the Deputy Head Teacher to have an informal discussion, or to arrange a visit to the school prior to submitting your application.

Please contact the School on: 01302 386733 or email: secretary@ddt-deaf.org.uk to arrange a visit.

Closing date for applications: 5th May 2017

For an application pack please email; secretary@ddt-deaf.org.uk or (during the Easter break only); hsanaghan@ddt-deaf.org.uk

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

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


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Teacher of the Deaf
Sarum St Paul's Primary School

Sarum St Paul's Primary School

Salisbury
Tel: 01722 336459
Email: admin@sarum-st-pauls.wilts.sch.uk
Web: www.sarum-st-pauls.wilts.sch.uk

Salary: MPS / UPS + SEN 2 (depending on qualifications and experience)
Contract Type: Full time, permanent
Start Date: September 2017
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 5th May 2017
Interview Date: To be advised

Teacher of the Deaf

Sarum St Paul’s is a happy and industrious school. We are committed to developing every child’s full potential intellectually, physically, spiritually and socially and believe this is most successfully achieved when we work in partnership with pupils, parents, staff and governors. We are very proud of the children in our school and what they achieve. Each one of us at Sarum St Paul’s is on a learning journey to discovery and understanding. Our children reflect the ethos of our school - happy, confident, secure and determined to tackle the exciting challenges that our school offers.

We are a one form entry school with a designated resource base for up to 8 pupils with a hearing impairment. There are currently a team of four experienced teaching assistants working with the HI pupils who you will lead and manage on a day to day basis. We have an open and inclusive ethos where the HI pupils are fully included in all aspects of school life and are proud to belong to our outstanding school.

Whilst this post is primarily based at the HI Resource Provision at our school, the role may also include timetabled work as an Advisory Teacher of the Deaf with the peripatetic HI team depending upon pupil numbers within the Resource Base.

We’d like a teacher to join us who is/will have...

  • A qualification in the teaching of hearing impaired pupils or a range of SEN experience and a commitment to undertaking an appropriate qualification
  • A proven track record of engaging successfully with parents and children
  • Committed to developing a creative and purposeful curriculum, differentiated to meet the needs of the individual pupils
  • Up to date working knowledge of the SEND code of practice
  • Enthusiastic, creative, passionate with excellent communication skills

In return we offer...

  • A supportive and welcoming staff team
  • Commitment to professional development
  • A school where children ‘love to learn’
  • An “OUTSTANDING” school (Ofsted Inspection July 2014)
  • A happy, caring Christian Ethos where everyone is valued (Outstanding SIAMS Inspection March 2014)

Additional information

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed (please note we are closed for Easter holidays until Monday 24th April). Please call the school office on the number above to arrange an appointment. An application pack can be sent via email on request to the above e-mail address (please be mindful of the school closure due to holidays) or downloaded from our school website. CV’s will not be accepted.

Sarum St Paul’s Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.


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Teacher of the Deaf
SENTASS: Hearing Impairment Service

SENTASS: Hearing Impairment Service

Heaton Centre, Trewhitt Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 5DY
Tel: 0191 2774630
Email: jennifer.byrne@newcastle.gov.uk
Web: www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/Teacher_of_the_Deaf/162151

2 days per week (0.4 FTE)

MPS/UPS: £22,467 - £38,250 per annum plus TLR 2b + SEN 1 fully qualified
Required for September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

A highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced qualified Teacher of the Deaf is required to provide specialist support for deaf and hearing impaired children and young people, their parents/carers, schools/settings. It is anticipated that you will join the team of teachers and support staff in the well established and successful SENTASS Hearing Impairment Service. In keeping with all central service appointments and to facilitate a response to emerging needs in the service, the role will be flexible. Initially your role will be in Heaton Manor Hearing Impairment Additionally Resourced Centre.

Ideally you will have:

  • specialist mandatory qualification in teaching deaf children.(QToD)
  • an innovative, creative and effective approach to teaching
  • excellent communication skills with at least BSL Level 2
  • recent experience of working in a variety of educational settings, with a range of children & young people with SEN
  • the ability to work with parents, other colleagues and relevant professionals
  • flexible with a commitment to working as part of a team to deliver a positive learning experience to children across the City
  • own transport to enable travel between educational settings.

Applications are invited from qualified and experienced Teachers of the Deaf.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Jenny Byrne by email: jennifer.byrne@newcastle.gov.uk or telephone: 0191 2774630.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/Teacher_of_the_Deaf/162151

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

Closing Date: 4 May 2017


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Total Communication Base Leader (ToD)
Kingsbury Green Primary School

Kingsbury Green Primary School

Brent
Tel: 0208 204 6423
Email: office1@kgreen.brent.sch.uk
Web: www.kingsburygreenprimaryschool.org

Salary: Main scale/UPS Inner London + SEN 2 + TLR2B
Employer: Kingsbury Green Primary School, Brent
Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent
Closing Date: 27th April 2017 at 12 noon

Are you an experienced and inspirational Teacher of the Deaf looking for the next step in your career?

Are you an aspirational leader who believes all children can achieve?

Are you excited about the chance to lead others to make a difference to our children?

Kingsbury Green is a highly successful and inclusive 3 form entry primary school with a designated resource base for 18 deaf children following a total communication/ auditory/ oral approach. As a school we believe Pride+ Effort = Success and that hard work, empathy and an agile mind will bring about high performance. We have an open and inclusive ethos where deaf awareness is part and parcel of daily life across the whole school. Our children are fully included in all aspects of school life and are proud to belong to our outstanding school.

You will bring

  • Ambition for our children, the team and yourself
  • Determination that all children can achieve with the skills to make this happen
  • Successful experience of teaching in KS2 and a mandatory ToD qualification
  • An excellent standard and model of spoken language and in BSL
  • Leadership skills that show empathy, agility and a “can-do” approach

We can offer you

  • Children who want to learn and families who are aspirational and very supportive
  • An experienced and flexible staff team - including a ToD, Specialist Teaching Assistants, Speech and Language support & a Deaf Instructor
  • Dedicated Administration support
  • A systematic CPD programme and ongoing career development

If you would like to discuss the position, please call Chris Bonner on 02082046423

Visits to the school won’t disappoint ’ so please do come and see us.

To arrange your visit or request an application pack, please contact Bhav Bhudia on office1@kgreen.brent.sch.uk

To find out more about our school, please visit: www.kingsburygreenprimaryschool.org

Closing date: 27th April 2017 - 12 noon
Interview date: 4 th May 2017

Kingsbury Green is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any offer to the successful candidate will be conditional upon an Enhanced Disclosure being obtained via the Disclosure and Barring Service.


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Teacher of English
Mary Hare School

Mary Hare School

Email: j.walsh@maryhare.org.uk
Web: www.maryhare.org.uk

REQUIRED FOR SEPTEMBER 2017

Are you looking for a new challenge?

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to teach English at Mary Hare School for the Deaf. We require a highly motivated and well qualified Teacher of English to join our successful department and teach across the age range from 11-19. We are looking for someone with the energy, enthusiasm, commitment and creativity to help us continue to provide excellent education to deaf young people. The small group sizes at Mary Hare give our teachers the opportunity to make a real difference to the progress, achievement and life chances of our students. Within the English Faculty, and the school as a whole, our students attain exceptional outcomes. We are looking for a dynamic and inspirational teacher to join our very strong and supportive team.

The post carries with it one SEN point on appointment (£2064) and a second SEN point on successful completion of the mandatory qualification for teaching hearing impaired young people.

Mary Hare is a residential secondary school for hearing-impaired children. The school follows an auditory/oral educational philosophy so prior knowledge and proficiency in sign language is not required. The school has a team of fully qualified care staff to look after the children in residence. Benefits of working at Mary Hare include small teaching groups, pupils who value help and support and a close and supportive teaching staff.

Applications are welcomed from both qualified Teachers of the Deaf, and those with experience teaching hearing children, who would be interested in this unique opportunity. Teachers without a formal qualification to teach deaf children would be required to qualify through in-service training within three years of appointment. The opportunity to continue this study to Master’s Degree level is available. Funding up to Post Graduate Diploma level will be borne fully by the school.

Application forms and additional information is available on our website: www.maryhare.org.uk Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the school prior to applying. Please contact Jo Walsh, Head of English on j.walsh@maryhare.org.uk for further information and completed application forms should be returned to r.taylor@maryhare.org.uk

Mary Hare is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure along with other relevant employment checks.

Closing Date: May 3rd

Interviews to be held during the week commencing May 8th


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Teacher of Maths
Mary Hare School

Mary Hare School

Web: www.maryhare.org.uk

Maths at Mary Hare, Making Problem Solving fun

Potential TLR available for suitable candidate

REQUIRED FOR AUGUST 2017

Mary Hare School requires a highly motivated, enthusiastic and well qualified Teacher of Mathematics to join a thriving department which achieves significantly higher than national average value added at GCSE and nearly 100% A* to E A-level grades.

This challenging and rewarding post offers the opportunity to teach across the ability and age range from 11-18 with well-motivated pupils within excellent surroundings and facilities. The maths department has its own suite of rooms all fitted out with interactive digital screens with plenty of additional practical resources to make lessons enjoyable. In addition the school offers new teachers accommodation at very low cost during the first year of taking up a teaching appointment.

Salary is set within national guidelines plus SEN 1 point. The successful candidate would receive a further SEN point on the completion of their Teacher of the Deaf qualification.

Mary Hare is a residential secondary school for hearing-impaired children. The school follows an auditory/oral educational philosophy and so a knowledge and proficiency in sign language is not required. The school has a team of fully qualified care staff to look after the children in residence. Benefits of working at Mary Hare include small teaching groups, pupils who value help and support and a close and supportive teaching staff.

Applications are welcomed from experienced and newly qualified teachers who would be interested in this unique opportunity to teach deaf children. Teachers without a formal qualification to teach deaf children would be required to qualify through in-service training within three years of appointment. The opportunity to study for a Masters Degree is also available. Funding for these courses will be borne fully by the school.

Further details and application forms are available from the school and may be requested by telephone, post or email. Visits prior to application are welcomed and encouraged. Additional information is also available on our website:

www.maryhare.org.uk

Mary Hare is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure along with other relevant employment checks.

Closing Date: May 3rd

Interviews to be held during the week commencing May 8th


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Early Years Classteacher vacancy
Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children

Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children

Email: bm@fbarnes.camden.sch.uk
Web: www.fbarnes.camden.sch.uk

Starting September 2017
MPS + SEN 1

The First Choice for Deaf Children in London

Frank Barnes is an innovative and exciting bilingual school for profoundly deaf children, co-located in a new building with Kings Cross Academy. We are an Outstanding, Camden LA school, based in Kings Cross, a short walk from Kings Cross/St Pancras International Station with good rail links across London and beyond. Our key strengths are:

  • A national and international reputation as a centre of excellence in Deaf Education
  • A school where every child develops a positive sense of their Deaf identity and becomes a successful independent learner
  • BSL and English are taught to a high standard enabling our children to become fluent in both languages
  • Parents and carers are fully involved in the life of the school

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Early Years teacher to join our innovative and exciting sign bilingual school starting in September 2017.

We would welcome applications from teachers with mainstream experience and qualified Teachers of the Deaf who have the following:

  • Excellent EYFS teaching & class management skills
  • Positive view of Deaf children
  • Good sign language skills (minimum Level 3 BSL)
  • Experience of curriculum management
  • Secure knowledge of safeguarding procedures

We are committed to developing our sign bilingual practice and have high expectations of both pupils and staff. We employ deaf and hearing people in partnership to raise the achievement of Deaf children.

We provide the following support and training:

  • Strong induction & professional development programme including leadership & management skills
  • British Sign Language training
  • Administrative support
  • Whole school staff development and training

If you are interested in applying for this role, please go to our website for further information and an application form: www.fbarnes.camden.sch.uk

Please read the Person Specification and Job Description carefully as well as looking through our website as there is a great deal of useful information available to you before you apply. CVs and late applications cannot be accepted.

Please email your completed application form to:

bm@fbarnes.camden.sch.uk

Closing date for applications is noon on Tuesday 2nd May 2017.
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 16th May.


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SENCO vacancy (0.6)
Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children

Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children

Email: bm@fbarnes.camden.sch.uk
Web: www.fbarnes.camden.sch.uk

Starting September 2017
MPS + SEN 2 (with SENCO qualification)

The First Choice for Deaf Children in London

Frank Barnes is an innovative and exciting bilingual school for profoundly deaf children with a national and international reputation as a centre of excellence in Deaf Education. We are a friendly, supportive school, based in Camden, a short walk from Kings Cross/St Pancras International Station with good rail links across London and beyond.

  • Every child develops a positive sense of their deaf identity and becomes a successful learner
  • BSL and English are taught to a high standard enabling our children to become fluent in both languages
  • Parents and carers are fully involved in the life of the school

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher with SEN experience to join our innovative and exciting sign bilingual school starting as soon as possible, part time. The role is a part-time (0.6), and could be combined with some teaching cover.

We would welcome applications from teachers with mainstream experience and qualified Teachers of the Deaf who have the following:

  • Excellent Teaching & Class Management Skills
  • Positive view of Deaf children
  • Good British Sign Language skills (minimum Level 2 desired)
  • Experience of curriculum management
  • Knowledge of safeguarding procedures
  • Knowledge of the SEN Code of Practice and SEN Green Paper proposals
  • Understanding of the learning needs of pupils with SEN
  • Experience of multi-agency working to ensure effective assessment and provision of SEN equipment

We are committed to developing our sign bilingual practice and have high expectations of both pupils and staff. We employ deaf and hearing people in partnership to raise the achievement of Deaf children.

We provide the following support and training:

  • Strong induction & professional development programme including leadership & management skills
  • British Sign Language training
  • Administrative support

If you are interested in applying for this role, please go to our website for further information and an application form: http://www.fbarnes.camden.sch.uk/Vacancies/

Please read the Person Specification and Job Description carefully as well as looking through our website as there is a great deal of useful information available to you before you apply. CVs and late applications cannot be accepted.

Please email your completed application form to: bm@fbarnes.camden.sch.uk

Closing date for applications is noon on Tuesday 2nd May 2017
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 10th May 2017.


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Key Stage 1 / 2 Classteacher
Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children

Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children

Email: bm@fbarnes.camden.sch.uk
Web: www.fbarnes.camden.sch.uk

Starting September 2017
MPS + SEN 1

The First Choice for Deaf Children in London

Frank Barnes is an innovative and exciting bilingual school for profoundly deaf children with a national and international reputation as a centre of excellence in Deaf Education. We are a friendly, supportive school, based in Camden, a short walk from Kings Cross/St Pancras International Station with good rail links across London and beyond.

  • Every child develops a positive sense of their deaf identity and becomes a successful learner
  • BSL and English are taught to a high standard enabling our children to become fluent in both languages
  • Parents and carers are fully involved in the life of the school

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated KS1/2 teacher to join our innovative and exciting sign bilingual school starting in September 2017.

We would welcome applications from teachers with mainstream experience and qualified Teachers of the Deaf who have the following:

  • Excellent teaching & class management skills
  • Positive view of deaf children
  • Good sign language skills (minimum Level 2 BSL)
  • Experience of curriculum management
  • Secure knowledge of safeguarding procedures

We are committed to developing our sign bilingual practice and have high expectations of both pupils and staff. We employ deaf and hearing people in partnership to raise the achievement of Deaf children.

We provide the following support and training:

  • Strong induction & professional development programme including leadership & management skills
  • Sign Language training
  • Administrative support
  • Whole school staff development and training

If you are interested in applying for this role, please go to our website for further information and an application form: www.fbarnes.camden.sch.uk

Please read the Person Specification and Job Description carefully as well as looking through our website as there is a great deal of useful information available to you before you apply. CVs and late applications cannot be accepted.

Please email your completed application form to:

bm@fbarnes.camden.sch.uk

Closing date for applications is noon on Tuesday 2nd May 2017
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 16th May.


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Teacher of the Deaf
Bevendean Primary School

Bevendean Primary School

Heath Hill Avenue, Brighton BN2 4JP
Web: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk

£22,467 - £38,250 (Teachers Pay & Conditions MPS/UPS plus 2 SEN Allowance for a suitably qualified teacher)
Location: Bevendean Primary School, Heath Hill Avenue, Brighton BN2 4JP
Permanent - Part Time - 0.4 FTE (4 mornings per week)
Start Date: 1 st September 2017
Job Number: B&H02517

We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated Teacher of the Deaf to work in our Hearing Support Facility (HSF) at Bevendean Primary School.

Bevendean School is in a quiet residential area several miles from the city centre. The school has been rated ‘good’ by OFSTED.

You will be part of the Sensory Needs Team within the Brighton & Hove Inclusion Support Service which works across the city with children and young people with sensory impairment from diagnosis to FE.

You will work as part of the team in the Hearing Special Facility (HSF) comprising of a Teacher in Charge + additional 0.4fte Teacher of the Deaf (TOD) and 4 specialist Teaching Assistants (3.5fte). The HSF team provide a range of support to pupils with significant hearing impairment from foundation to the end of key stage two. There are currently11 pupils in the facility; some have additional special educational needs.

The majority of the children are in the HSF all morning, with some reverse integration. The teacher of the deaf will teach the core subjects, working closely with parallel year groups and the Teacher in Charge.

Our aim is to develop individual pupil’s communication, language, educational and social skills to facilitate optimal access to the curriculum and enable them to fulfil their potential.

We use a predominantly auditory-oral approach to communication but provide signing support to individual pupils where appropriate.

If you:

  • Are a Qualified HI Teacher
  • Have experience of working in a primary school
  • Can demonstrate a range of differentiation and support strategies to promote effective teaching and learning for HI pupils.
  • Have BSL level 1 or a commitment to undertake training
  • Are committed to promoting inclusion
  • Are committed to working in partnership with parents, mainstream colleagues and professionals from other agencies
  • Are able to demonstrate an organised and flexible approach to your work

Then we would like to hear from you.

Ideally we would like to appoint a qualified and experienced teacher of the hearing impaired with a good track record of improving practice in schools. However, the post is also open to qualified teachers who would like to undertake a two year post- graduate programme in order to qualify as teacher of the hearing impaired. The course will be fully funded and the successful applicant will be required to commit to working for the service for a total of five years. The trainee will be given study time and will be mentored and supported by a qualified teacher of the hearing impaired.

For an informal discussion, please contact Ali Davis , Teacher in Charge at alidavis@bevendean.brighton.hove.sch.uk or Mohammed Bham, Head of Brighton & Hove Inclusion Support Service at Mohammed.Bham@brighton-hove.gov.uk

To apply, please visit our website by clicking here.

Brighton & Hove City Council does not accept CV or resume.

Closing date: 30 April 2017.

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

Brighton & Hove City Council values individuality in our workforce and aims to make best use of each employee’s skills, talents, abilities and experience.


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Communication Support Worker
Southend High School for Girls

Southend High School for Girls

Tel: 01702 583082
Email: recruitment@shsg.org
Web: www.shsg.org

British Sign Language Level 3 or above
Unqualified Teacher Scale Point 5: £24,120
Required from September 2017

We are looking for a Communication Support Worker able to work with a high achieving, hearing-impaired sixth form student.

It is anticipated that the student will be studying Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics and History, therefore a knowledge of some of these subjects would be desirable. The role is for a fixed term from 1st September 2017 for two academic years but is dependent on the student’s attendance at school.

If you have any queries, please contact Anita Pickett, HR Manager, by telephone: 01702 583082 or email: recruitment@shsg.org

A full job description, person specification, and application forms are available from:

www.shsg.org

Closing date: Wednesday, 26th April 2017.


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Teacher of the Deaf
Eggbuckland Vale Primary School

Eggbuckland Vale Primary School

Plymouth
Tel: 01752 703656
Email: mvarney@eggbucklandvale.plymouth.sch.uk
Web: www.eggbucklandvale.plymouth.sch.uk

Required from September 2017 MPS + 1 SEN points, depending on qualifications and experience

Eggbuckland Vale Primary School in Plymouth is a happy and successful school with 445 pupils on roll. The school has a thriving SEND team which includes a Hearing Support Centre currently providing inclusive education and a range of interventions for 17 moderately to severely deaf children.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative teacher of the deaf to join our SEND team; the following qualities are required:

  • Experience of teaching primary age or early years deaf children.
  • Experience of teaching deaf children with a range of additional needs.
  • A commitment to a creative and purposeful curriculum, differentiated to meet the needs of individual pupils.
  • Skill in promoting language development of deaf children, using a Total Communication approach tailored to the needs of the individual.
  • Good skill regarding the audiological needs of deaf children.
  • A commitment to maintaining a good acoustic environment.
  • Trained teacher of the deaf or teacher in training.
  • Level 2 sign language qualification or level 1 with commitment to train further.
  • The ability to work effectively with families.
  • Experience of multi-agency working.
  • A commitment to inclusive practice, whilst providing specialist teaching of individuals and small groups as necessary.

If you have drive, energy and a sense of humour and would like to be part of our unique school community we look forward to hearing from you. Visits are warmly welcomed; please contact the school office to arrange a time.

EVPS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for this post.

For an application form please contact Marcia Varney, Business Manager on 01752 703656 or email mvarney@eggbucklandvale.plymouth.sch.uk. Visit our website www.eggbucklandvale.plymouth.sch.uk.

Closing date: 21st April 2017


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Wellbeing Mentor
Oak Lodge School

Oak Lodge School

101, Nightingale Lane, London SW12 8NA
Tel: 020 8673 3453
Fax: 020 8673 9397
Email: recruitment@oaklodge.wandsworth.sch.uk
Web: www.oaklodge.wandsworth.sch.uk

Term Time plus 3 weeks (39 + 3 = 42 weeks)
36 hours a week
Grade SO1 £27,433 - £29,032

We are a secondary school for the Profoundly Deaf and pupils with language and literacy delay. Our pupils communicate using BSL, SSE and spoken voice. We want to recruit a Wellbeing Mentor to work with the Assistant Head of Personal Development and Welfare and the whole school team to support pupils and parents in maintaining full attendance and to follow up Safeguarding concerns. We need an experienced, flexible professional with a record of working with families and who is able to represent the school at inter-agency meetings.

We invite you to become part of our vibrant and engaging learning community, which promotes the highest standards of achievement and endeavours to enable all pupils to become full members of the wider society. We will expect you to engage in the whole life of the school and be able to work flexibly alongside staff and to have excellent oral and written reporting skills. You will be an organised person able to be solution focused and keep good records.

Professional Development support will be available to enable you to update your skills and knowledge.

For further information and to apply please download an application and details from the Wandsworth Council website https://jobs.wandsworth.gov.uk/. Alternatively it can be downloaded from the schools website: www.oaklodge.wandsworth.sch.uk.

Completed applications should be e-mailed to recruitment@oaklodge.wandsworth.sch.uk

Closing date: Tuesday 18 th April 2017 at noon
Interviews: Week Commencing 24 th April 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 CRB check.

CVs ARE NOT ACCEPTED

OAK LODGE SCHOOL
101, Nightingale Lane, London SW12 8NA
Tel/Minicom 020 8673 3453
Fax: 020 8673 9397


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