Teacher of the Visually Impaired - Manchester Sensory Support Service


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We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Teacher of the Visually Impaired to join our dynamic, caring peripatetic team, committed to helping children with visual needs achieve the best educational outcomes, independence and preparation for adulthood.

This is a Permanent, Part-time post working 3 days per week to be agreed between Monday-Friday. This post offers an exciting opportunity to work with visually impaired children and young people of different ages and abilities in a range of educational settings and at home. Please refer to the job description and person specification for further details of the role.

Applicants must evidence within their application that they meet the person specification.
This post is start on 1st September 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The successful candidate will need to have Qualified Teacher Status and hold the Mandatory Qualification for Teachers of the Visually Impaired (or be in training for the qualification)

Manchester Sensory Support Service works to improve outcomes for children with visual needs and deaf children across the City of Manchester. Our Vision Needs Team consists of Qualified Teachers of the Visually Impaired and other specialist professionals.

Informal enquiries regarding this post can be made to:

Tony Bowyer, Head of Service on 07587 968 968 or by emailing: t.bowyer@msss.co.uk

How to apply - information for applicants

The Job Description and application form can be found by following this link: https://www.teach-manchester.org/Vacancies/Details.aspx?vacancyID=90868

Completed applications should be sent by email to: admin@msss.co.uk

Applications must be received by the closing date of 26th June 2022 (12.00am)
Interviews will be held during the week commencing 4th July 2022

Safeguarding information
We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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