Teacher of the Deaf x 2

MPS + 1 or 2 SEN points (depending on qualifications & experience). 1.0 FTE.
UPS may be available for a suitably qualified candidate.
Permanent. Required for September 2019.
Initially 1 post based in Slough/Maidenhead; 1 post based in West Berkshire/Reading.
Part time may be considered for a Qualified Teacher of the Deaf.
Closing date: Sunday 28 April 2019.
Ref: EDS111-1904

The Berkshire Sensory Consortium Service (BSCS) currently have two vacancies for a qualified Teacher of the Deaf (QTOD) to work in a peripatetic role with schools, early years settings and families (O–25) to build their capacity to meet the needs of learners who have a hearing loss through our Advisory and Teaching programmes.

We are looking to appoint two enthusiastic, motivated professionals who are committed to working in partnership with all of our stakeholders and who seek to improve the outcomes for all of our young people. The role as a Teacher of the Deaf requires excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility and the ability to work independently as well as contributing to the wider team within the Service. The ability to be well organised and to work to deadlines is essential.

We will consider suitably experienced teachers without the mandatory qualification who are interested in developing their specialist skills to work with pupils who are deaf. The successful candidates will be outstanding practitioners who have recent classroom teaching experience and are willing to undertake the two year specialist postgraduate qualification to train as a Teacher of the Deaf. The Service provides a mentorship programme for all new members of staff.

Due to the nature of this role you must be able to travel independently to meet the requirements of the post. A mileage allowance is available. A full driving licence and access to a vehicle is desirable. Teachers withinthe Service may work across more than one of the Berkshire Local Authorities.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jane Kilminster, Hearing Impairment Co-ordinator on 07887 528852 or Jane Peters, Head of Service on 07887 540921. 

To find out more about the Sensory Consortium Service, visit: www.berkshirescs.btck.co.uk.

Closing date: 28 April 2019.
Interviews: 7 May 2019.

To apply:
Visit www.rbwm.gov.uk and click on ‘jobs and careers’. Alternatively, email jobs@rbwm.gov.uk or telephone our Recruitment Line on 01628 683888 quoting the post reference number.

Please don’t send CVs, only RBWM application forms will be considered.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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