Deputy Head Sensory Team (VI)

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UPS (£38,690 - £41,604) + 2 SEN (£4,479) + TLR2 Max (£7,017)
14 Sep 2020
27 Sep 2020
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JOB TITLE: Deputy Head Sensory Team (VI)

Salary:   UPS (£38,690 - £41,604) + 2 SEN (£4,479) + TLR2 Max (£7,017)

32.5 hours per week – Permanent / Full Time

An exciting opportunity to join the Leadership Team of Staffordshire’s Specialist Support Service (Vision Impairment Team) has arisen due to the promotion of the current post holder.  The start date is 1st January 2021.

This post involves leading and managing the VI Team under the direction of the Head of Sensory and Autism Teams and would also be responsible for a small teacher caseload.

Our large centrally based team consists of Specialist Teachers, Communication Support Workers, Mobility Officers, ICT Resource Technician and Intervenors.  We support Children and Young People with sensory loss in a variety of settings including homes, mainstream and specialist settings across the county.  We maintain a strong commitment to multi-agency working, inclusive education, high standards of attainment, and quality of life experiences for all our pupils.

The post reflects Teacher’s Pay and Conditions and will be term time.  However, there will be the expectation of some availability at other times.  Staffordshire pays essential car user allowance and supports agile working.  Smart phone and laptop are provided.

This position is subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For further information, please contact:

Elaine Harlin (

Head of Sensory Team: 07977 006147


Sam Turnbull (

Deputy Head Sensory Team (VI): 07807 132581

Closing date: 27 September 2020

Interview date: 13 October 2020

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Closing date: 27 September 2020

Interview date: 13 October 2020

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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