Specialist Advisory Teacher (Visual Impairment), Stevenage, Hertfordshire (Full Time)


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Contact None Liz Cullen
01992 588117
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Job Title: Specialist Advisory Teacher (Visual Impairment)
Job Number: HCC09791
Location Base: Farnham House, Stevenage
Salary Range: MPS/UPS plus 1 or 2 SEN points depending on experience and qualifications
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
We currently have a vacancy for a qualified teacher for children with visual impairment (QTVI). Ideally you hold the mandatory visual impairment qualification. We will however consider a suitable candidate without this qualification and will support the necessary post graduate training course which must be completed within the prescribed timescale.
Experience of teaching Visually Impaired CYP is essential. You will have recent experience supporting children in schools or currently work in an advisory service. You also need a thorough knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, work well within a team and be able to work to deadlines. You will support families of CYP (0 -25) with a Visual Impairment and their schools and settings.
You will be part of our SEND Specialist Advice and Support (SEND SAS) within Integrated Services for Learning. You will be responsible for ensuring that the educational and developmental progress of children and young people (0-25), with a range of SEND, is met in line with the Hertfordshire Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Strategy and HCC strategic objectives.
Due to the nature of this role you will required to travel, therefore a full driving licence and access to a vehicle is desirable.
For an informal discussion about this role please contact Liz Cullen, Lead Practitioner for Visual Impairment on 01992-588117 or liz.cullen@hertfordshire.gov.uk
Closing Date: 27th April 2018
Interview Date: w/b 7th May 2018

To apply: follow the link: https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/statweb/talentlink/ and use Job Number HCC09791
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