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Closed for applications on 21/02/2020 23:59
£24,373 - £40,490
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"The Riverside Centre, Ashington"

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Closing date:
21 Feb

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This job is closed for applications.

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Teacher of the Deaf
Closing Date 21st February 2020
Interviews to be held Wednesday 26th February 2020

The Council
Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.  For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

The Northumberland Sensory Support Service
A highly motivated and enthusiastic Teacher of the Deaf is required to join our dynamic team which provides support to children and young people with hearing, vision and multisensory impairments across Northumberland.
Our Teachers of the Deaf provide specialist support, in a peripatetic capacity, for deaf and hearing impaired children and young people, their parents/carers, schools/settings.

Applications are invited from qualified and experienced Teachers of the Deaf or from suitably experienced teachers with recent classroom practice and the firm commitment to undertake the specialist qualification.

The role
Ideally the successful candidate will have:
- specialist mandatory qualification in teaching deaf children (QToD)
- an innovative, creative and effective approach to teaching
- excellent communication skills
- recent experience of working in a variety of educational settings, with a range of children & young people with SEN
- the ability to work with parents, other colleagues and relevant professionals
- a commitment to working as part of a team to deliver a positive experience to children across the County
- own transport to enable travel between educational settings throughout the County

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  The post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks and a DBS check. As this post involves working with children, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage.

We are offering: 
- Permanent position
- Salary MPS/UPS per annum (SEN 2 payable if holding mandatory qualification)
- Teachers pension scheme

Please note that successful applicants must be able to attend an interview on Wednesday 26th February 2020

For further information about this vacancy, please contact Isabel.Russell@northumberland.gov.uk or telephone 01670 624059 for an informal discussion.

More information can be found in the attached job description and person specification.

For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please see attached guidance notes

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

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