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Teacher of the Deaf

  • Location: Doncaster Metropolitan County Council
  • Start date: 01 Sep 2016
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10781098
  • Branch: Sheffield Secondary SEND
  • Consultant: Elizabeth Furniss
  • Call: 0114 252 1975
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description
Protocol SEND provision are working with a pupil-centred focused Deaf School who cater from Nursery up to the age of 19. This can be extended into further education through a Communication Specialist College.

Pupils have a range of communication needs who attend the school and they aim to teach the curriculum through the pupil’s preferred language, aiming to achieve high standards of education, develop a positive self-image, self-esteem and self-respect among pupils.

This outstanding school are looking to employ a primary teacher who can deliver effective and creative lessons engaging the pupils to learn and develop. The successful candidate will have to have BSL level 2 or equivalent and specialist early years knowledge in order to plan effective lessons. Other duties for this position are below.

Review medical/audiological information relating to the student’s performance and probable use of hearing and obtain updated medical/audiological information to share with parent, teacher, and other appropriate staff.

Contribute to term and annual reviews for each pupil in order to keep EHCP updated and accurate to the pupils learning.

Work closely with Teaching Assistants, External Professionals speech therapists and other members of the school to provide the best care for each pupil individually.

In order to achieve their goal as a fully inclusive environment they focus strongly on a school community and implement all parts of there policy in a consistent way. They build strong working partnerships between deaf and hearing people throughout the school, believing effective communication across the school is vital to ensure a harmonious and inclusive society to the benefit of all.

If you would like more information about this role and other roles which require British Sign Language please contact Liz Furniss on efurniss@protocol-education.com or call 0114 2521975

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.
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