Teacher of the Visually Impaired

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Darby House, Lawn Central, Telford TF3 4JA
Teachers UPR1 (£38,690 - £41,604) +1 SEN/2 SEN points dependent on qualifications
10 Nov 2021
03 Dec 2021
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1 x Qualified Teacher of the Visually Impaired

Full time, Permanent

Teachers UPR1 (£38,690 - £41,604) +1SEN/2SEN points dependent on qualifications

We are seeking to appoint a full time permanent Teacher of the Visually Impaired from 1 January 2022 or as soon as possible after that date.

The successful candidate will work within the Sensory Inclusion Service, which offers services to sensory impaired children and young people as part of Joint Arrangements between Telford & Wrekin and Shropshire Councils.

Ideally, the successful candidate will hold the mandatory QTVI qualification, although consideration would be given to a qualified, outstanding mainstream teacher who is in training for the mandatory qualification or is willing to undertake the qualification. Study time will be given in this situation. A minimum of 3 years recent mainstream experience is essential.

Experience of supporting visually impaired children, their families and educational settings in a peripatetic support role is desirable. The appointed candidate will join a team of Teachers of the Visually Impaired and allied professionals working with sensory impaired children and young people with a range of sensory, learning and communication needs. The role of Teacher of the Visually Impaired requires excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility and the ability to work independently as well as contributing to the wider team within the Sensory Inclusion Service. The ability to be well organised and work to deadlines is essential.

Please see job description and person specification

Please see job description and person specification

Due to the nature of this role you must be able to travel independently to meet the requirements of the post. A full driving licence and access to a vehicle is required.

Appointment would be subject to successful references and an enhanced DBS check.

For further information please contact Graham Groves or Theresa Robinson on 01952 385269

Closing date: December 3rd 2021

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