Habilitation/Mobility and Orientation Specialist - Hackney Education


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Contact Melanie Norton
020 8820 7620
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Job title Habilitation/Mobility and Orientation Specialist
Salary PO1, £37,260 to £38148
Terms and Conditions Part time (0.6 FTE – 3 days a week), Permanent
Projected start date: Tuesday 26 April 2022
Closing date Sun 20 March

Do you have previous experience of working with visually impaired learners from 0-25 years?

As part of the SEND Specialist Service you’ll play a crucial role in promoting the inclusion of learners with a visual impairment who are pre-school or in mainstream or specialist settings, schools and colleges.

We are looking for an individual who is:

-Able to work independently.
-Highly motivated and able to work flexibly.
-Able to communicate well with children, parents and a range of education and other professionals.

Here is an opportunity for you to work in a vibrant, inclusive, inner London borough committed to helping visually impaired learners get the best out of education.

You must possess or be about to graduate in the ‘Graduate Diploma in Habilitation and Disabilities of Sight (Children and Young People)’ or equivalent qualification OR be a qualified Rehabilitation Worker with experience of working with visually impaired children and willing to undertake the ‘Habilitation Work – Working with Children and Young People’ Top Up Degree - BSc (Hons).

It is essential that the candidate has a minimum of one year’s direct experience of teaching long cane to children and young people with a visual impairment, which may be as part of your course.

For an informal discussion contact Melanie Norton, Co-ordinator of the Visual Impairment Team on 020 8820 7620/07799656556

Further information and to apply visit: https://bit.ly/3hUzdUb

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