Teacher of Deaf Children for KS3/4 with Quality Assurance for KS4 Assessment – Heathlands School

Closes 29.04.19

Heathlands School, St Albans

Required for September 2019

Teacher of Deaf Children for KS3/4
with additional responsibility for quality assurance of KS4 assessment

Salary Range: MPS/UPS fringe allowance, TLR 2a and SEN points dependant on qualifications and experience

Heathlands is an outstanding local authority special school for deaf children aged 3-16. Due to expansion of our secondary department we are seeking to appoint a teacher able to take on additional responsibility for the internal quality assurance of assessment for all KS4 subjects, in line with mandatory practice of awarding bodies.

The successful candidate must be able to offer a subject specialism up to GCSE level in English, Maths , Science, Humanities or ICT. The ability to offer a second subject is desirable.

Teachers who have experience and/or qualification to teach deaf children are invited to apply. Knowledge of British Sign Language or a commitment to work towards minimum BSL3 is essential.

In addition the successful candidate will have

• Good knowledge of the KS4 curriculum and approved qualifications
• Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
• Confident use of ICT
• Up to date knowledge of internal and external verification procedures.
• Experience of planning and delivering training for others.

Benefits include, laptops for all teachers, extensive staff development programmes including the opportunity for in house sign language training and qualification as a teacher of deaf children.

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 Head Teacher, Heathlands School, Heathlands Drive, St Albans AL3 5AY.

Email: head@heathlands.herts.sch.uk For an informal discussion phone 01727 807807 to speak to the Head Teacher or contact the school by email to arrange a facetime discussion.

Closing date: Monday 29th April 2019 at 12 noon

How to apply

Please complete an application form and person specification form and return these via email to the Head Teacher – head@heathlands.herts.sch.uk