Qualified Teacher of Deaf Children & Young People (Full Time)
MPS 1 – MPS 6 / UPS 1 – 3 (Career progression bar at MPS 6)
£28,000 to £38,810 / £40,625 to £43,685 per annum
You will also receive an SEN allowance of up to £4,703
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work collaboratively with the wider Inclusion Service to improve outcomes for Deaf Children and Young People. This will be achieved by supporting families, settings and schools to raise educational standards and ensuring that children and young people’s needs are met within an inclusive environment and the key principles for inclusion are embraced.
The role of the Sensory Impairment Service is to facilitate access and inclusion to ensure children/young people with Sensory Impairment reach their full potential.
The Qualified Teacher of Deaf Children and Young People will:
- Promote the successful inclusion and learning opportunities of deaf CYP in all educational settings.
- Demonstrate and promote high expectations
- Promoting principles of good practice approaches for Sensory Impairment which are beneficial for all children and young people
- Raising awareness of duties and expectations in line with the Equality Act (2010)
- Provision of training and INSET as required, to ensure all staff in any setting have the confidence, capacity and the necessary skills to include and meet the needs of deaf children/young people in their setting.
- Support teachers and institutions in curricular planning, the preparation of materials, adapting the learning environment and the use of technology to enable pupils with sensory impairment to make maximum progress.
- Review their practice and consider their professional and personal development in line with Specification for Mandatory Qualifications for Specialist teachers of children and young people who are deaf (2016) and Knowsley Values and record this in the agreed format.
Candidates should have:
- Qualified teacher status
- Manadatory qualification in Deaf Education
- current full UK driving licence
- experience of leading innovative practice
- an excellent teaching record.
- ability to lead flexibly, innovatively and responsively in a changing educational context.
Please contact Paula Harding - Sensory Impairment Service Manager, for an informal discussion about the role - 07825 145125.
Interviews will take place at the Huyton Municipal Building on Monday 23rd October 2023.
A 10 minute presentation on new innovations or research in Deaf Education will be required as part of the interview process.
CLOSING DATE : SUNDAY 15 OCTOBER 2023
We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applicants.