Resource Manager Vision Support Service - Sheffield (Tapton)


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Contact Bernadette Roe-Dean
0114 273 6410
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Job title : Resource Manager Vision Support Service
Job reference : REQ000360
Application closing date : 10/07/2022
Location : Sheffield
Salary : UPS3 + TLR 2 + SEN 2
Package : Permanent
Job category/type : Education

Job description :

REQUIRED FROM September 1st 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Sheffield Vision Support Service as a co-ordinator of a busy, successful secondary integrated resource for Blind and Visually Impaired children and young people. The successful candidate will be a qualified and experienced Teacher of Visual Impairment with outstanding teaching practice and school management experience. They will have a thorough understanding of the issues involved in including severely and profoundly visually impaired children and young people in a mainstream comprehensive school.

They will act as the KS3/KS4 Lead for the Service, promoting good practice within the integrated resource provision at Tapton and will be part of the Service’s senior leadership team, attending meetings and contributing to all aspects of service effectiveness and development. This post also involves working with the Service QTVI’s to co-ordinate transitions for pupils in all areas of the Service within the Sheffield area, and responsibility for the effective working of the integrated resource within the school. There may be opportunities for further development of this role for the successful candidate.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, committed, and flexible.

In return we can offer you a friendly, dedicated, highly specialist team who are committed to delivering high quality teaching and learning opportunities.

The Vision Support Service forms part of Sheffield City Councils’ 0-25 SEND Service. We offer a wide range of provision and communication approaches matched to the needs of individual children.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

We are investing in our workforce and are promoting opportunities to our under-represented groups. We value equality, diversity and inclusion and are focused on increasing the diversity of our workforce, particularly the number of Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic, Disabled and LGBTQ+ people, so that our teams reflect the communities in the city we serve. We are also supporting staff with unpaid caring responsibilities to work flexibly.

It is a great time to join us and we welcome your application. To view job details or apply on-line click here: https://bit.ly/3HFtVbj

Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

For informal enquiries, please contact:
Bernadette Roe-Dean
Head of Service for Deaf /Hearing and Vision Support Services
4th Floor, North Wing, Moorfoot Building, Sheffield, S1 4PL
Tel: 0114 273 6410

Email: Bernadette.Roe-dean@sheffield.gov.uk

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