Teacher of Visually Impaired


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Contact Sarah Hughes
01633 645420
Cwmbran, Wales
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Job title: Teacher of Visually Impaired
Job reference REQ0002527
Date posted 28/11/2016
Application closing date 05/01/2017
Interviews: 25/01/2017
Location: Cwmbran
SalaryGrade: MPS+1SEN for teachers without the mandatory qualification in visual impairment MPS+2SEN for teachers with the mandatory qualification in visual impairment
Permanent Full time
Sensory and Communication Support Service
To commence: Easter 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Gwent Visual Impairment Service as a Teacher of Visually Impaired. This is a unique chance to not only join a highly experienced support team for visually impaired children, but to work in close collaboration with other teams across the Sensory and Communication Support Service.

The Sensory and Communication Support Service provides regional support across five local authorities: Caerphilly, Blaenau Gwent, Monmouthshire, Newport and Torfaen for children with visual, hearing and multisensory impairments, as well as those with communication difficulties.

You will have a minimum of 2 years experience as a Qualified Teacher and have excellent interpersonal skills. You will also have experience of working with children with multiple disability and complex needs who are supported within a multiagency environment.

The position will be based at Brecon House, William Brown Close, Llantarnam Business Park, Cwmbran, NP44 3AB. Travel across all five of the authorities will be required.

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team base, please contact Sarah Hughes, Head of Gwent Visual Impairment Service on 01633 645420 or HUGHES4@caerphilly.gov.uk

For a detailed Job Description and Person Specification follow this link www.caerphilly.gov.uk/pdf/JobDescription/REQ0002527.pdf

Please apply online or alternatively to request a paper application pack please contact the Recruitment Team on 01443 866522 or minicom 01443 864303.
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