Closes 19.05.24

Qualified Advisory Teacher of the Deaf Ref: RNR002232
Salary: MPS 4 – UPR 3 + SEN allowance depending on ToD qualification and experience,
Hours per week: 26
Permanent and FTC contract for 1 year available

At Swindon Borough Council, we want our town to be the best it can be. Our ambitious vision is supported by realistic transformation programmes, with the people of Swindon at their heart. Because that’s who we’re doing it for – the communities and businesses that make our town great. As part of the Council, you’ll support a friendly local authority making decisions with real impact. It’s all for better public services. Better processes. And a better quality of life, for everyone. Join us, and Swindon will be better with you.

The Hearing Support Team are seeking to appoint an 0.8 Qualified Advisory Teacher of the Deaf to join our highly regarded and established team in Swindon from September 2024.
You should be a qualified Teacher of the Deaf. You will have an interest in multi-professional, holistic working with a commitment to inclusion. You will use your experience and skills to enhance the provision for children and young people across the educational sector.
UPR may be available for a qualified teacher of the deaf with relevant experience.

About the role

The Service supports the educational needs of deaf children and young people in mainstream settings and specialist schools across Swindon. You will raise the educational achievement of deaf children by providing assessments, advice, training, and direct teaching to the children and those who work with them. You will teach and work directly with children to develop their language and learning skills. Our expectation is that all members of the team work in partnership with the schools, families, and other professionals.
This position will be subject to an enhanced criminal record disclosure check.
You must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act “for the effective performance of a customer-facing role”).

Your next package

As an employee, you will receive a diverse and exciting environment in which to work, encouraging creativity and innovation whilst recognising the need to support ongoing personal development and a flexible work life balance.

For Swindon to thrive in the future, we need to lay the foundations now. It’s why our regeneration and transformation programmes are already underway. So, you’ll be joining us at an exciting time on our journey. We’ll look to you to share your knowledge, influence decisions and drive real, positive change. With your contributions, we’ll achieve our vision of a prosperous, re-vitalised Swindon together. And you’ll be proud to say it was made better with you.

Please see our Vision and Values page for more details.

How to apply

Your next steps

Read the role profile and select the Apply button where you will be redirected to the Swindon Borough Council website to complete our online application process. Clicking the ‘Apply’ button on this job website is not an application, you must register on the Swindon Borough Council website in order to be considered for the role.

For further information about the role please contact Leanne Cox, Senior Advisory Teacher of the Deaf at [email protected] or 07727 189143.

If you are experiencing technical issues submitting your application please email [email protected]

Closing date: 19 May 2024
Interview date: 23 May 2024