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P524321 - Liaison Teacher - Vision Impairment

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Part time
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Closed for applications on 12/06/2021 23:59
£25,714 - £41,604
TLR £4,945 + SEN £2,270
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5 Sessions
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Closing date:
12 Jun

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Specialist Teacher -Vision Impairment
Main/Upper Pay Scale with TLR Payment Level 2b + SEN 1.

We are looking to appoint a qualified teacher to join the Special Educational Needs Improvement Team (SENIT) and provide peripatetic/outreach support to children and young people aged 0 -25 years with a range of vision difficulties.

You must be a qualified and experienced teacher with Qualified Teacher Status who has relevant and substantial classroom experience, and ideally already holds the mandatory qualification for vision impairment including Grade 2 (contracted) Braille.

The focus of the role will be on teaching children/young people with vision impairment in a school based and peripatetic/outreach role. An in depth knowledge of the strategies and technologies used to remove barriers to learning for babies, children and young people with vision impairment is essential as is knowledge of current SEND policy and practice especially as it affects teaching and learning within provision for the sight impaired.

You should have successful experience of teaching in an educational setting, experience of working with families and different settings, experience of multi-agency working and knowledge of the requirements for Safeguarding and Child Protection. You should have experience in and be confident in the delivery of staff development sessions/presentations.

You must hold a current driving licence and have access to a car or means to mobility support.

Candidates who do not hold the mandatory qualification will be considered but must be willing to undertake training.

If successful, you will have to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.

Online applications only at http://www.gateshead.gov.uk/

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