Part time Qualified Teacher for Vision Impairment (QTVI) Whitefield Academy Trust (Waltham Forest)

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Part time Qualified Teacher for Vision Impairment (QTVI) to start in January 2022 (0.8 FTE)
Outer London Main/Upper pay scale
£29,915 -£45,766 pa pro rata
Plus SEN 1 or 2 (depending on qualifications and experience)

About Whitefield Academy Trust

Whitefield Academy Trust, located in Waltham Forest, comprises of Joseph Clarke School; for
children with a vision impairment and /or additional needs and Whitefield School; for pupils with
complex needs including autism, learning difficulties and sensory and physical impairments.
Working across the Trust, we harness the specialist expertise of all our teams in order to deliver an
outstanding school experience which combines high standards of teaching and learning with
excellent pastoral care.

The Vision Impairment Outreach Service is part of the Whitefield Academy Trust, which runs
Whitefield Schools and Joseph Clarke School.

The Service is based in the Academy’s Research and Development Centre and has strong links with
Joseph Clarke School – a centre of expertise in London South East England for teaching pupils who
are vision impaired and/or have complex needs.

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic teacher with experience of working with children and young
people with a vision impairment. Candidates should hold the QTVI qualification to join our
multidisciplinary outreach service. You’ll be part of a friendly, expert team which works with
mainstream schools in local boroughs to ensure that their pupils with vision impairment receive the
very best education.

As an outreach teacher you will

 travel to mainstream schools, to offer tailored advice and support for staff working with vision-
impaired students
 help provide whole school training and individual staff training covering best practice and the
latest ideas and guidance.
 work with students with vision impairment including those learning or using Braille
 support parents and carers
 work in partnership with other agencies

Why join Whitefield Academy Trust?

Just as we seek to give our pupils an outstanding school experience, we want every member of our
team to find being part of Whitefield Academy Trust a rewarding and enjoyable experience.
Whatever their role, we are committed to supporting each team member and giving them every
opportunity to progress their careers within our Trust.

As such, every member of our team benefits from our:
 Exceptional Continuous Professional Development programme;
 Strong focus on staff welfare and wellbeing;
 Engagement forums which allow all team members the chance to be heard on matters
relating to the running of the Trust and our schools;
 Excellent employment package including Training and Development, interest free loans for
bicycle purchase, childcare voucher scheme, generous Local Government and Teacher
Pension Scheme and an Employee Assistance Programme offering advice and counselling.
Find out more

For an informal conversation about the role please make an appointment with Alex Stainton
Outreach Services Manager:

To download an application form, visit or contact the
Human Resources Department:

Closing date: 18 October 2021
interview date: 22 October 2021

Whitefield Academy Trust is uncompromising in its commitment to safeguarding children and young

The Trust is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all
be ourselves and succeed on merit, ensuring best practice in our recruitment process is essential to
our commitment.

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