Teacher of deaf

Cannon Park Annexe, Bransford Avenue, CV47PS
TMS plus SEN Allowance 2
08 Nov 2018
12 Dec 2018
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Required to start in January 2018 or at an agreed date an experienced and highly motivated teacher is required to join a well-established team. The Team comprises specialist teachers and support staff working with hearing impaired pupils across Coventry. You will need to be creative, adaptable and sensitive to the individual needs of deaf children, young people and families.

The post involves providing support and advice to deaf children, young people, parents and professionals across Coventry in homes, educational settings and specialist resource bases.
A Teacher of the Deaf qualification is desirable, however applications will be considered from teachers with relevant teaching experience at Key Stage 1 and 2 who are committed to undertaking the mandatory training. Funding for this training will be provided. Successful team-working experience and excellent inter-personal skills are essential.

The Sensory Team is a well-regarded part of the People’s Directorate and provides a supportive working environment for its staff. Coventry is a vibrant, multicultural city with a fascinating and inspiring story to tell and an arts and cultural scene that deserves the title UK City of Culture 2021. You will be joining a committed, nurturing and hard working team that is a highly valued part of the People’s Directorate.

If you wish to discuss the post in more detail please contact Heulwen Hindson, Deputy Lead for Sensory Team-Hearing Impairment, on 02476 786174 or email heulwen.hindson@coventry.gov.uk

Visits to the Team are welcomed and recommended where possible.

Working Pattern
Full time Teacher’s Standard Work Pattern

Interview Date
Week beginning 17th December 2018

In return, we can offer you an excellent pension scheme, flexible working, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Equalities Statement
Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse communities we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.

We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition

Key Requirements
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers.

When recruiting we review candidates against our Behaviour Framework . To find out more information about the Behaviour Framework please click  here

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This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.


Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification

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