Specialist Advisory Teacher for Hearing Impairment – Wiltshire

Closes 19.04.20

We are seeking to appoint a qualified and experienced Teacher of the Deaf to join the Wiltshire Sensory Impairment, Physical and Medical Needs Service.


About the role

We are looking for someone who holds or is working towards the mandatory qualification in teaching hearing impaired children and has recent experience working in an advisory capacity. We will consider a teacher with a range of SEN experience and with a proven track record of engaging successfully with parents and children or young people, and who will be willing to undertake a Diploma course in teaching deaf children

The post is part time working 19.5 hours per week and mainly covers the central and northern areas of the county. There are offices in Trowbridge and Chippenham, with access to hot desking in other areas, and facilities for flexible home working.

About you

You will be part of a friendly team who will support and work closely with you. You will have a wide range of experience in SEND, excellent personal, organisational and communication skills (including effective use of Information Technology), creativity and a flexible ‘can do’ attitude.

The post will offer the opportunity to travel around the area and use your own initiative to manage your caseload. Team members work independently and travel to a wide range of different locations

The salary is on teachers’ pay and conditions and will be determined by your qualifications and experience, with 2 SEN points available for a suitably qualified and experienced candidate.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, as an employee you will be expected to share this commitment.

New interview date: Tuesday 28th April 2020.

How to apply

Applicants will need to apply via the Wiltshire Council’s careers page website via CV/application form. URL is https://jobs.wiltshire.gov.uk/results/#!/search/5119100l0212411/keyword/cs01793/