Closes 24.05.19

The Percy Hedley Foundation provides services for a range of young people and adults with physical disabilities and other associated difficulties. In our schools specialist teachers, therapists and special support assistants provide an integrated approach to working with children who have difficulties including sensory impairment, ASD and associated behavioural difficulties, and profound and multiple learning difficulties.

We are looking for a Teacher of the Deaf who can inspire our special children to reach their full potential. It is essential that candidates have the mandatory Teacher of the Deaf qualification or are willing to enrol on the qualification when starting. Applicants should be interested or experienced in working within a fully integrated approach involving a range of specialist staff. The successful candidates will receive extensive support and continued professional development opportunities.

Northern Counties School is a vibrant and expanding service which offers a supportive and dynamic working environment. The school is based in Jesmond, Newcastle and informal visits are welcomed and encouraged.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.