Specialist Teacher of the VI

Stafford, Staffordshire
£22,917.00 - £38,633.00 per annum (pro rata) plus SEN Allowance
17 May 2019
09 Jun 2019
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Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time


Salary:  £22,917 - £38,633 per annum (pro rata) plus SEN allowance (£2,106 - £4,158)

22.75 Hours per week – Permanent

We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated, experienced and fully qualified, Specialist Teacher of the Visually Impaired (0.7 FTE) to join a well-established local authority team.  This is a peripatetic post supporting C&YP with visual impairment and their families in homes, mainstream, and specialist settings across age ranges.

We operate county wide but deployment can be flexible dependent on the needs/location of children and the skills/experience match of the appointee.  Currently, the area will include Burton upon Trent and Tamworth.

Employees have a responsibility for, and must be committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people ensuring they are protected from harm. Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Prior to the Interview we will request your references.  Failure to obtain both references will result in your interview being withdrawn.

For more details or an informal chat please contact:-

Samantha Turnbull, Team Coordinator

Tel:      01785 356830

Mob:   07807132581

Email: samantha.turnbull@staffordshire.gov.uk

Elaine Harlin, Head of Sensory

Email: elaine.harlin@staffordshire.gov.uk

Closing date: 9th June 2019

Interview date: TBC

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Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.

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

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

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