Braillist - Liverpool City Council Search for: Advanced Search Place Ad Browse Ads Search Ads Braillist - Liverpool City Council Contact Information Contact Liverpool HR Department More Information £23,111 - £27,358 pro rata Liverpool City Council is looking to recruit a Braillist (28 Hours per week, term time only), the successful applicant will assist in the support and inclusion of educationally blind pupils within a mainstream school. The successful applicant will aid the pupil to learn effectively by preparing and adapting printed texts to meet the needs of the blind pupils by: Having a working knowledge of the Braille code in order to reproduce Braille texts as follows:- • Using a Perkins Brailler • Using a Braille note-taker and specialised software to translate print into Braille. (This requires knowledge of the operating procedure). • Using an embosser. Reproduce accurately tactile diagrams, charts, maps, plans and pictures as follows: • Differentiating the curriculum wherever necessary to provide the child with access to the same concepts as their peers, eg: reading schemes which have been re-brailled and additional tactile materials have been added in place of pictures. • By using a Zychem machine • Motivating and encouraging pupils as required • Be familiar with pupils’ needs and respond to requests at short notice and by ensuring Braille material is available in all lessons • Translating Braille into print when required • Liaising with class teacher. • Checking that visually based language and concepts have been properly understood. Please note this is a term time only contract and therefore the salary will reflect the contract type and hours per week. Closing date: 17 January 2019 Job number: LCC02004 If you are interested in this role or wish to apply please go to Liverpool City Council jobs page. lccjobs.liverpool.gov.uk AdSense code This Ad has been viewed 33 times.