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Liaison Teacher - Physical and Medical Needs

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
11/07/2019
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 06/09/2019 23:59
Salary:
MPS1 - UPS3. (£23,720 - £39,406) + SEN1 (£2,149) + TLR2b (£4,683). Pro rata
Hours per week:
5 Sessions
Job Category:
Education
Vacancy ID:
189615
Employment Location:
Dryden Centre

Job details 

Closing date:
6 Sep


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Main/Upper Pay Scale with TLR Payment Level 2b + SEN 1.

An opportunity has arisen within the High Incidence Needs Team (HINT), Gateshead Council, for a Liaison Teacher - Physical and Medical Needs.

HINT works across the 4 - 25 age range within mainstream settings.

You will be expected to work flexibly where required across Gateshead.

We are looking to appoint a Qualified Teacher (QTS) to join the Special Educational Needs Improvement Team (SENIT) and provide peripatetic/outreach support to children and young people aged 4 -25 years with a range of physical/medical needs.

You must be a qualified, experienced teacher and have relevant and substantial classroom experience. The focus of the role will be on assessment and advice to schools and settings for children/young people with physical and/or medical needs in a peripatetic/outreach role.

An in depth knowledge of the requirements for Safeguarding & Child Protection, the strategies and technologies used to remove barriers to learning for children and young people with physical/medical needs is essential as is knowledge of current SEND policy and practice especially as it affects teaching and learning within provisions. You should have experience of working with families and different settings, and experience of multi-agency working.

Experience of delivery of staff development sessions and whole school training and presentations is essential.

We offer excellent achievement and development opportunities. You will join a supportive team of experienced professionals dedicated to providing high quality support and advice to Gateshead schools and settings on behalf of children/young people with physical/medical needs and their families.

You must hold a current driver's license and have access to a car or means to mobility support.

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

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

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