Deaf Support Manager – Culloden Primary Academy, Aberfeldy Village, London

Closes 22.02.24

Deaf Support Manager
Culloden Primary Academy
Permanent
Teaching Staff Pay Scales points 1 – 9 (National); £36,745 – £56,959 FTE
(plus TLR of £3,214 and SEN allowance of £3,774)

The opportunity has arisen for the role of Deaf Support Manager at Culloden Primary Academy.

The Trust
This is an exciting time to join Paradigm Trust. We are a not-for-profit, state-funded educational trust consisting of seven schools based in Suffolk and London.

Our vision is to develop and sustain great schools where we can make the biggest difference to pupils. We are strongly values-led (integrity, community, excellence) and work hard to be inclusive. We deliver high quality education and play a positive role in local and national education systems.

The Trust is educationally strong – every Trust school that has been inspected has been judged to be good or better. We offer a well-developed and well-resourced, knowledge-based curriculum; have lots of experience of school-to-school support; operate effective teacher training programmes and provide strong operational support services to our schools. Paradigm also benefits from effective governance, backed by secure finances.

If you have a passion to make a difference, we would love to hear from you.

The Position
The Deaf Support Manager will lead the provision for pupils who are deaf or have hearing impairments across the school, in order to ensure that these pupils make excellent progress. They will also support Qualified Teachers of the Deaf (QToDs) and trainee Teachers of the Deaf (TToD) to ensure that the quality of teaching and learning is of a high standard. This will be delivered through the teaching and modelling of lessons and supporting teachers with planning, preparation and assessments. The successful applicant will report to the appropriate Assistant Principal at the school.

What you will offer
The successful applicant will have:

a mandatory Teacher of the Deaf Qualification
sound knowledge and understanding of audiology
minimum Level 1 signing qualification
experience of teaching and supporting deaf and hearing impaired pupils in mainstream schools or in an alternative provision educational setting
a commitment to collaborative working and liaising with mainstream teachers, parents/carers and other professionals, agencies and services as appropriate;
have excellent communication and interpersonal skills; and
promote effective, inclusive education for deaf children.

What we will offer
You will be joining a friendly and engaging workplace with benefits including:

Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS)
A strong commitment to professional development
We strive to be a family friendly employer
Employee counselling service
Cycle to work scheme
Continued CPD opportunities
PPA and management time
work collaboratively with the SENCo, Inclusion Team and Leadership Team

As a Trust, we are committed to reducing unnecessary workload and are outcomes-driven; flexible working options can be accommodated.

If you would like to have a conversation with the Principal regarding this vacancy, this can be arranged by contacting Tahreena Ward, Principal on
020 7364 1010.

All applicants must have due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
children and young people, and this will be assessed as part of the recruitment and selection process. If you are successful you will be required to comply with the Trust’s safeguarding policies and procedures. An Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service will be required for all posts. All completed applications must be submitted by the closing date and time detailed above.