Sensory Support Specialist

Location: Darlington
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: JG 01/06/2024 05
Salary: Market related
Job Published: 18 days ago

Do you have experiece supporting students with visual and/or hearing impairments?

I am looking to appoint a highly motivated, experienced and enthusiastic Sensory Support Specialist.

The role

  • You would be working alongside children who have been diagnosed with visual, hearing or multi-sensory impairment
  • You will need to have had experience of collabratively working with a range of professionals and agencies
  • Experience of producing specialist resources for children with sensory impairment and other SEND
  • Ideally you will have both or either a qualification in Braille or British Sign Language (Level 2)


  • DBS on the update service or be willing to purchase
  • Supporting children in learning Braille, Touch Typiing and how to use their assistive technology
  • Setting up of VI/HI equipment
  • Qulification in Braille or British Sign Language - Level 2 or above

What Protocol Education offer

  • Weekly pay (PAYE)
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers Regulations) to ensure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to
  • A dedicated consultant who will provide ongoing support and guidiance

If you have the relevant experience and qualifications then I would love to hear from you.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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