Specialist Teacher of Visual Impairment: Permanent full time post
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: 1st September 2019
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic 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 must 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 Manchester Sensory Support Service is committed to safeguarding. All appointments are subject to safeguarding in recruitment checks, including enhanced DBS checks.
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Closing date: 7th May 2019 at 12.00pm
Interviews: Monday 13th May 2019.
For an informal discussion contact Amanda Burgess, Assistant Head (VI)
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