Closes 06.03.20

Heathlands School, St Albans

Required for September 2020

Teacher of English to Deaf Children

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the staff of this vibrant, high achieving local authority special school for deaf children aged 3-16. In September 2017 Heathlands was graded as outstanding in all categories by Ofsted.

Salary Range: MPS/UPS, fringe allowance and SEN points dependant on qualifications. This is a permanent, full time position.

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 English at KS2/3 and have a strong knowledge and understanding of language development in EAL/SEN children. The ability to offer a second subject, or to be a strong KS2 practitioner, would be expected. Expertise in pastoral care would be especially welcome as the successful candidate will also have tutoring or class teacher responsibility for a small group of students.

Qualified Teachers of the Deaf or those with such aspirations are invited to apply. Knowledge of British Sign Language or a commitment to work towards minimum BSL3 is essential. 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.

We are looking for a teacher of English who may also have

• experience and/or qualification to teach deaf children
• interest in language development
• SEN experience
• knowledge of British Sign Language or a commitment to work towards minimum BSL3

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-Head Teachers, Heathlands School, Heathlands Drive, St Albans AL3 5AY.
Email: head@heathlands.herts.sch.uk
For an informal discussion please telephone the school office on 01727 807807 to speak to a Co-Head Teacher or contact the school by email to arrange a facetime discussion.

Closing date: Friday 6 March 2020 at 12 noon

How to apply

Your application form and person specification form should be returned to:
The Co-Head Teachers, Heathlands School, Heathlands Drive, St Albans AL3 5AY.
Email: head@heathlands.herts.sch.uk
For an informal discussion please telephone the school office on 01727 807807 to speak to a Co-Head Teacher or contact the school by email to arrange a facetime discussion.