Closes 21.01.19

Department of Children’s Services
Low Incidence Team and Sensory Service

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

Band/Grade Leadership 8 – 12 £46,799 – £51,639 (pay award pending)
32.5 hours per week: 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.

We are seeking to recruit a creative, innovative and experienced Teacher of the Deaf who can lead a team of professionals who work with Deaf and hearing impaired pupils across the Low Incidence Team and Sensory Service in the Additionally Resourced Centres (ARC). This post will initially be based at Hanson Academy.

As the Team Leader within the Secondary ARC for Deaf and Hearing Impaired Children you will lead effective and efficient provision for Deaf and hearing impaired pupils at Hanson Academy, Additionally Resourced Centre (ARC) to:

Provide strong and outstanding leadership, supervision and line management for a range of teaching and non-teaching staff and work with the service leadership team in all matters arising from policy, families, staffing, finance and administration and multi-agency working.

Work with the school and other professionals to secure and sustain effective teaching and learning for children and young people who are Deaf and hearing impaired, raising awareness of the needs and rights of Deaf and hearing impaired children and young people.

Ensure that a cohesive, flexible and responsive service is able to deliver efficient and effective outcomes to meet the individual needs of all pupils for whom the service has responsibility at Hanson Academy.

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.

Closing Date: 21st January 2019

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