Closes 21.01.20

Bradford Department of Children’s Services
Sensory Service

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of Deaf children?

Band mps/ ups + 1 SEN (Unqualified) / 2 SEN (Qualified)
4 days / 26 hrs per week, term time only ,Teachers Pay and Conditions

The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.

The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate. Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.

Are you an outstanding teacher with a passion and commitment to making a difference? We are seeking to recruit a creative, innovative and experienced Teacher of the Deaf to join our team of professionals working with Deaf and hearing impaired children across the Sensory Service, in the Additionally Resourced Centres (ARC). This post will initially be based at Hanson School.

You will work as part of a team of specialist staff to contribute to effective and efficient teaching and learning for Deaf and hearing impaired Pupils at Hanson School Additionally Resourced Centre (ARC) and will:

• Teach and support deaf and hearing impaired pupils in the secondary mainstream ARC with reference to their education, social and emotional development, liaising with mainstream teachers, parents / carers and other professionals, agencies and services as appropriate
• Ensure the assessment and recording of pupils’ achievements and progress within statutory requirements and those of the school/Sensory Service.
• Participate in appropriate meetings with colleagues and parents / carers relating to all duties in this document, preparing reports and other documentation needed to ensure deaf pupils’ needs are identified and appropriately met.

We would be willing to consider applications from outstanding teachers who wish to train as a teacher of the deaf.

For further information regarding this post please contact Karen Turner, Assistant Head of Service on 07582 103500 or email

An enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service will be undertaken for this post.

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