Teacher of English to Deaf Children with Curriculum Lead Responsibilities – Heathlands School, Hertfordshire

Closes 22.04.24

Due to the expansion of our School and the upcoming addition of a sixth form provision, 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 February 2023 Heathlands was graded as outstanding in all categories by Ofsted.

Salary Range for Teacher of English to Deaf Children: Main/Upper Pay Scale
Salary Range for Curriculum Lead Teacher: Leadership range 7-11, including fringe allowance, dependant on qualifications.

Hours: This is a full time teacher vacancy, with job share curriculum lead responsibilities, although part time teacher applications will also be considered.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and committed lead teacher to join a well-established and expanding team. The successful candidate will be able to teach English in our Secondary provision. Experience to teach at A-Level also would be an advantage.

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. Onsite accommodation is also potentially available if relocating.

We are looking for a teacher of English who
• Is an experienced teacher
• Has experience and/or qualification to teach deaf children
• Has subject specialism in English
• Has knowledge of British Sign Language or a commitment to work towards minimum BSL3
• Is ready for leadership

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 the Co-Headteacher or contact the school by email to arrange a facetime discussion.