Closes 24.06.24

Due to our increasing pupil numbers, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join the staff of this vibrant, high achieving local authority special school for deaf children aged 3-18. In March 2023 Heathlands was graded as outstanding in all categories by Ofsted.

Salary Range: MPS, fringe allowance and SEN points, dependant on qualifications.
Hours : This is a full time position (maternity cover).

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and committed teacher to join a well-established team and expanding team. The successful candidate will be able to teach across the curriculum at Primary KS1/2 and have a strong knowledge and understanding of language development in Deaf children.

Qualified teachers of the deaf, or those with such aspirations, are invited to apply. Knowledge and skills in British Sign Language, or a commitment to work towards minimum BSL3, is essential.

We are looking for a teacher who has
• experience and/or qualification to teach deaf children
• interest in language development
• SEN experience
• an understanding of how deaf children develop English through reading and writing
• knowledge and skills in British Sign Language or a commitment to work towards minimum BSL3

Benefits include:
• Working within a dynamic and highly successful school team
• Fully funded courses to learn British Sign Language
• Full training provided to become a Qualified Teacher of the Deaf
• Regular funded CPD opportunities
• SEN points
• Laptops for all teachers
• Access to staff support service including online GP and many more perks
• Breakfast provided
• School lunch free and bookable Monday-Friday
• Free onsite parking
• Great school community

How to apply

Heathlands is committed to safeguarding pupils and this post will require an enhanced DBS check.
Your application form and person specification form should be returned to: The Co-Headteachers, Heathlands School, Heathlands Drive, St Albans AL3 5AY.
Email: [email protected]
For an informal discussion please telephone the school office on 01727 807807 to speak to a Co-Headteacher or contact the school by email to arrange a facetime discussion