Manchester Sensory Support Service Specialist Teacher of Visual Impairment: Permanent full time post

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Salary: Teacher Main Scale or UPR + 1 or 2 SEN points depending on qualification.
Service Location: Lancasterian School, Elizabeth Slinger Road, West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2XA
Start date: ASAP
We are looking to appoint a peripatetic teacher of the visually impaired to join our dynamic team and help children with vision needs achieve better educational outcomes, access the curriculum, and become independent and ready for adulthood.

This post offers an exciting opportunity for a successful, experienced and motivated teacher/teacher of the visually impaired to work with children with a range of visual needs across this culturally diverse city.

The team provides advice and support for children and young people from birth to 19 years of age with vision needs. You will need to provide advice, support training and direct teaching of specialist skills to families, children and settings across the city. We are looking to recruit someone who is able and willing to work across a range of age groups and abilities.

You will need to have Qualified Teacher Status. Ideally you will also hold the Mandatory Qualification as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired (QTVI); otherwise you must be willing to complete a distance learning mandatory qualification with the support of the service.

The Lancasterian Sensory Support Service is committed to safeguarding. All appointments are subject to safeguarding in recruitment checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

To access the job description, person specification and online application form visit:

Closing date: 11th Dec
Interviews: Tuesday 17th December.

For an informal discussion contact Amanda Burgess, Assistant Head (VI)
Email: Phone: 07908253011

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