The London Borough of Hounslow Advisory Teacher for Visual Impairment (Part time post up to 0.8 FT)


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020 8583 6334
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Mainscale + TLR2b + SEN 1 (Outer London)

Vacancy ID 102470

We need a motivated and highly skilled teacher for children with visual impairment on a part-time basis. This is a permanent post. The teacher will work within a multi-disciplinary service of enthusiastic and successful advisory teachers supporting effective inclusion and equal opportunities. We are looking for a qualified teacher with experience in teaching children with visual impairment, or an interest in developing their skills in this area. Applicants that do not have the mandatory qualification but are undergoing and/or willing to undertake the training are invited to apply.

This advisory post involves working with pre-school children and their families, and pupils in both mainstream and special school settings including children with multiple disabilities. There is a close liaison with colleagues in Education, Health, Social Care and voluntary organisations. The London Borough of Hounslow has a primary visual impairment centre catering for primary school aged children.

The ability to provide advice, support and training to schools, as well as undertake assessment using national guidelines and specific teaching support for individual children is essential.

We provide a comprehensive staff development programme.

Applicants should have a current driving licence, and have the use of a car, for which a mileage allowance is paid.

We would like the person appointed to start as soon as they are able.

If you would like an opportunity for an informal discussion about the post, please speak to the Head of Service: A. Gupta (020 8583 6334).

Closing date: mid-night 19 February 2017

Interview Date: To be agreed

To apply please visit the Hounslow website: https/jobs.hounslow.gov.uk
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