We are looking for someone who is a committed and enthusiastic qualified Teacher of the Deaf to join a comprehensive and forward thinking Service.
TEACHER OF THE DEAF ( Term Time)
MPS/ UPS+ SEN 1/2
Required January 2019
To ensure that children, young people and families in Newham receive a first class service that enables them to fulfil their potential, and when they need additional support, provide services that are local and easily accessible.
We offer you:
- The opportunity to work within a dedicated specialist team of professionals in a local authority working towards excellence
- A rich and rewarding environment in which to work
- Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Newham. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.
The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting and providing advice for hearing impaired pupils in mainstream and special schools. They will need to have excellent oral and written communication skills and understand the barriers to learning that children and young people with a hearing impairment face and how these barriers may be overcome. Specialist knowledge and experience with SEN and hearing impairment is essential. The post holder will need to have an ability to challenge, motivate and inspire teachers, teaching assistants, parents/carers and professionals across the Children and Young People’s Service. A commitment to inclusive education for all hearing impaired pupils is required.
A commitment to Newham’s inclusive education policy and furthering equal opportunities for people disadvantaged in terms of race, gender and disability are essential.
A qualified Teacher of the Deaf will be awarded +2SEN. Exceptional teachers who wish to undertake training might be considered at +1 SEN