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Specialist Teacher of the Hearing Impaired

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Part Time , Hours per week - 30 

Salary:Main Scale (UPS if applicable) + SEN higher for a - Pro-Rata 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:County Hall, County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester, LE3 8RF 

Reference:CYP1616 

Closing date:02 December 2021 at midnight 


Main Scale (UPS if applicable) +  SEN higher for appropriate qualifications and experience

From January 2022 if possible

   
The Hearing Support Team has an exciting and interesting opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed specialist teacher for hearing impaired children .We welcome applications from Qualified Teachers of the Deaf and teachers with SEND qualifications/ experience of working with hearing impaired children with a willingness to undertake the mandatory two year training.
   
We are a team of qualified Teachers of the Deaf, Educational Audiologist, Hearing Support Practitioners and have access to a technician.  The post involves working with families, schools and early years settings across Leicestershire to support positive outcomes for  hearing impaired children and young people aged 0-25. The post holder may be required to work within our secondary Hearing Support Centre facilitating the inclusion of the deaf students throughout the school as well as teaching within the centre.
   
Essential requirements:
  • Qualified Teacher Status with ideally the additional mandatory qualification in hearing impairment and/or further training in the field of Special Educational Needs and Disability
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – able to relate positively to students, parents and other professionals and establish effective working relationships within a range of educational settings
  • Understanding and experience of meeting the needs of children with Hearing Impairment in  pre school/School/College settings
  • An understanding of and commitment to, Equal Opportunities and Safeguarding Children and the ability to apply this to strategic work and day-to-day situations
  • Access to a vehicle and ability to travel to families and children across the County.
   
We are looking for an individual who celebrates equality, diversity and inclusion, challenging discrimination at every level, together as a service and a Council.  We warmly welcome those from all cultures, ethnicities and beliefs, including those whose own experience of disability can serve as an inspiration - this diversity is vital to our journey and is fundamental to our values and enriches the service we offer our Children and Families.
    
If you wish to discuss the post please contact Kate Wells, Team Manager, Hearing Support Team on 0116 3059400 or email kate.t.wells@leics.gov.uk
    
Provisional interview date:  Tuesday 14th December 2021
   
This post is the subject of an Enhanced DBS check
      
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page
        
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.We are on a journey to be an inclusive department where a culture to celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion is embedded and discrimination challenged at every level together as a department.  We warmly welcome those from all cultures, ethnicities and beliefs - this diversity is vital to our journey and is fundamental to our values and enriches the services we offer our children and families.
        
For further information about working for Leicestershire County Council, please click here.
      
If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk


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