Teacher of the Deaf

Service: Education Services

Location: Hedleys Northern Counties School, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 3BB

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Term time

Salary: Teacher salary scale + up to 2SEN points

Closing Date: 05 June 2020

Interview Date: tbc

Teacher of the Deaf

Who We Are

We make it easier for people with disabilities to live, learn and be part of a world adapting to difference. We do this through:

  • Specialist pre-school, primary, secondary and post 16 education services
  • A further education college and a wide variety of day services for adults
  • Residential services for all ages, transition and employability support and a range of training courses and workshops for parents and the professionals, who come to learn with us

Our Vision

We are an ambitious, entrepreneurial and innovative charitable business working in a person centred way to meet the needs of people with disabilities and their families. We provide a range of high quality and seek out opportunities to inspire and support people with disabilities to achieve their ambitions. We believe that working together as one Foundation we achieve more than individual services would achieve alone. Our influence will be regional, national & international.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

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This Role 

The Percy Hedley Foundation provides services for a range of young people and adults with physical disabilities and other associated difficulties. In our schools specialist teachers, therapists and special support assistants provide an integrated approach to working with children who have difficulties including sensory impairment, ASD and associated behavioural difficulties, and profound and multiple learning difficulties.

We are looking for an inspiring Qualified Teacher of the Deaf who can support our special children and young people, aged from 4 to 19 years to reach their full potential. It is essential that candidates have the mandatory Teacher of the Deaf qualification or are willing to enrol on the qualification when starting. Applicants should be interested or experienced in working within a fully integrated approach involving a range of specialist staff. The successful candidates will receive extensive support and continued professional development opportunities.

Northern Counties School is a vibrant and expanding service which offers a supportive and dynamic working environment. The school is based in Jesmond, Newcastle and informal visits are welcomed and encouraged.

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