Closes 29.04.21

We the Liverpool Sensory Service are seeking to appoint a qualified Teacher of the Deaf (ToD) holding the mandatory qualification (or currently finishing their training) to work in a peripatetic role across the Liverpool City region. This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly regarded, innovative and supportive Sensory Service which provides a comprehensive induction and mentorship programme for all new members of staff.

Our centrally based service consists of a large team of experienced Advisory Teachers of the Deaf, Educational Audiologist, Communication Support Workers, Teaching Assistants, and a BSL Tutor/Deaf Role Model. We seek to support children and young people 0-25 with a sensory loss in a variety of settings including homes, nurseries, mainstream schools, colleges and specialist provisions across Liverpool to build their capacity to meet the needs of hearing-impaired learners. We maintain a strong commitment to inclusive education, multi-agency working, high standards of attainment and quality of life experiences for all our hearing-impaired pupils.

We are looking to appoint a conscientious, motivated professional who seeks to improve the outcomes for our hearing-impaired young people and is committed to working in partnership with our partners. The role of Teacher of the Deaf requires excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility, resilience, the ability to meet deadlines, work independently as well as contributing to the work of the wider team within the Service. Due to the nature of this role, it is essential that the post-holder can work and drive across the city, a mileage allowance is offered from our office base. Smartphone and laptop are provided.

Applications from candidates who hold additional qualifications, such as a qualification in Educational Audiology, BSL L3 or an additional VI qualification are welcomed!

This post is subject to Teachers’ pay and conditions and salary is MPS – UPS £25,714 – £41,604 with an additional allowance of SEN 2 £4,479 for those with mandatory Teacher of the Deaf qualification.
If you would like an informal chat about the role please contact Dawn McColl Specialist Services Support Officer on 07874 635182 or

Liverpool City Council is committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and believe that the decision to appoint should be based upon whether an individual’s skills, experience, qualifications and abilities make them the most suitable candidate for the role. All applications for jobs in the service of the Authority will receive equal treatment irrespective of their race, gender, marital status, age, disability, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or socioeconomic status.

We will ensure that disabled applicants are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

How to apply

Applicants are advised that interviews will take place w/c 4 May 2021.

To apply for the role please click on the attached link (or copy and paste into browser):

This will take you directly to the vacancy page for the role of Advisory Teacher of the Deaf, including the Job Description and Person Specification including details on how to apply.