Teacher of the Deaf QToD- Central Bedfordshire’s Hearing Inclusion Provision

Closes 23.06.24

Teacher of the Deaf QToD

Team: SND – Hearing Impairment Provisions
Salary: Teacher MPS/UPS £30,000 – £46,525 + 1 or 2 SEN Allowances depending on QToD qualification
Hours: 20 hours per week 0.8 FTE (4 days) Teachers’ pay & conditions.
Location: You will be expected to attend Harlington Upper School’ as often as needed to carry out your role, which will be no less than four days per week
Contract Type: Hybrid – Permanent

Closing Date: 23rd June 2024
Interview Date: TBC

About the role: Qualified Teacher of the Deaf (QToD) / Teacher of the Deaf (ToD in training) to manage Central Bedfordshire’s Hearing Inclusion Provision at Harlington Upper School.

Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to supporting children with special educational needs. The council is looking to recruit a QToD to take on the responsibility for managing one of the council’s HI Provisions or a qualified teacher, who can commit to a two year on the job post graduate distance learning course funded by the authority.

You will be joining an experienced team of QToDs and Educational Communicators. You will have responsibility for the day-to-day oversight and management of the designated provision and direct line management of that provision’s dedicated communicators. You will be line managed by the Authority’s Hearing Impairment Provision Lead Teacher. This team is committed to greatly improving the lives of children within Central Bedfordshire.

The ability to use your own initiative and to think on your feet is essential for this position as is the capability to work independently and as part of a friendly team. You will need excellent management skills and previous experience as a manager of a team. You will need to be able to work collaboratively with teachers ensuring that Deaf students’ needs are understood and met within the wider context of the curriculum and with other professionals.

A British Sign Language (BSL) level 1 qualification or above is desirable or the commitment to gain the BSL level 1 qualification prior to achieving the Qualified Teacher of the Deaf status.

If you think you have the skills needed to make a difference for our students, we want to meet you.

Find your greatness by helping us to deliver better services for our students and the local community’.

Our Offer
We have a number of rewards and benefits available to our staff, to view these please visit our Rewards and Benefits page
Our aspiration is to be a truly flexible employer. We welcome discussion on location, hours and working pattern as part of the application process.
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You will be expected to demonstrate how you meet the key accountabilities and competencies in this Recruitment Pack.
For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Jill Morley at [email protected] or call 0300 300 6354.
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Safeguarding:
Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council’s policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline.

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