QTVI - Qualified Teacher Visually Impaired - Bristol

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Qualified Teacher for the Visually Impaired (QTVI)
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Permanent, Full/Part Time 1.2 FTE to start in September 2022.
Closing date: 6.04.22
Interviews: 26.04.22
£28,769 - £46,389: MPS + UPS if applicable + TLR2 depending upon qualifications
Apply: www.bristol.gov.uk/web/jobs

Bristol Sensory Support Service works across the four unitary authorities of Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. We currently have QTVI vacancies to work in a peripatetic role with schools, early years settings, special schools, colleges and families (0-25); to build their capacity to meet the needs of learners with vision impairment, through our Advisory and Teaching programmes.

You will be an enthusiastic, motivated professional who has commitment to working in partnership with our stakeholders and seeking to improve the outcomes for all our young people with vision impairment. You will also have excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility, the ability to work independently, and the ability to contribute to the wider team within the Service. Being well organised and able to meet deadlines is essential.

We will also consider suitably experienced teachers without the mandatory qualification who are interested in developing their skills in this field. You will need to be an outstanding practitioner who has recent classroom teaching experience, a passion for SEND, and a willing to undertake the two-year specialist postgraduate qualification to train as a QTVI. The Service provides a mentor for all new members of staff and for those in training.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation.

Join us and you’ll receive an excellent rewards package including membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.

Due to the nature of this role you must be able to travel independently to meet the requirements of the post. Teachers within the Service may work across more than one of the Unitary Authorities.

Please note that this role is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

Interviews will be held on 26th April.

For further information, please call Nathan Meager, Team Leader on: 07557 202058 or email: nathan.meager@bristol.gov.uk

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the City we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates who are currently under-represented within this Service of Bristol City Council. Appointments will be made on merit.

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