(New closing date) Specialist Advisory Teacher: Blind and Vision Impairment - Cumbria

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Contact Ruth Humpage
07798588768 (Term Time Only)
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Specialist Advisory Teacher: Blind and Vision Impairment

Hours: 0.4 DAYS: FTE

Grade: MPS/ UPS + SEN allowance as appropriate

Location: Cumbria House or Blencathra House (County Wide)

Contract: Permanent

Cumbria County Council SEND Teaching Support Team (SEND TST) are seeking to appoint a qualified Specialist Advisory Teacher: Blind and Vision Impairment. We will also consider an experienced teacher of C&YP with SEND, who is willing to complete the post graduate mandatory qualification to become a QTVI. Training would be funded for a suitable candidate to gain the MQ.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to champion the equality of learning and improve the outcomes for children and young people who are Blind or have Vision Impairment.

We are pleased to offer this as a permanent post.

You will work as an integral member of SEND TST, supporting children and young people who are Blind or have Vision Impairment. The work is peripatetic and provides support to children and young people, schools and families across county.

You will be:

*Joining an established and forward thinking team
*Experienced in working with children and young people with/who are Blind or have Vision Impairment
*Willing to learn new skills
*Required to provide support from Early Years to Post 16
*Able to demonstrate excellent communication skills
*Able to demonstrate a commitment to inclusive education and high aspirations for Children and Young People with SEND in Cumbria

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Ruth Humpage (TERM TIME ONLY) (Professional Lead) Mob: 07798588768 or Sally Senejko (Service Manager Inclusion) Mob: 07812972987.

Closing date: 25/10/2020
Interviews: 17/11/2020

Interview Information

Due to the coronavirus, we are operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.

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