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Teacher of the Deaf

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Suffolk County Council
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32.5 per week
Closing date:
23 February 2020 11:30 PM
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*plus SEN £2,149 or £4,242.

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In Suffolk, we continue to develop a team that can deliver services for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) that are amongst the best and most innovative in England. Our management team is passionate about transforming the experiences of Suffolk children, young people and their families.

We are working closely with our family representatives and our partners in health and social care to achieve this, but we still have a great deal to do. If you share our values and ambitions, we would love you to join our team.

We are looking to appoint enthusiastic, a well qualified and highly skilled teacher who will provide the best quality learning opportunities and experiences for our children and young people with hearing loss.

You will:

  • work with the Head of Service and the Hearing Impairment (HI) team
  • contribute to the effective development and high-quality delivery of countywide services for deaf and hearing-impaired children and their families
  • work in partnership with families, health colleagues and wider organisations to achieve the best possible outcomes.

The HI team are strong advocates for our children and young people and work tirelessly to ensure their inclusion and success in learning.

Line managed by the Head of Service Hearing Impairment, you will sit within Suffolk County Council's Inclusion Service.

This organisation positively encourages the use of technology to communicate and engage, but in this role you will need to operate across a wide and rural area, so you must either hold a full and current driving licence and have access to personal transport or meet the mobility requirements of the role through other reasonable and suitable means.

For an informal discussion, please contact Andrea Carron on (01473) 264717.

Please read the Job and Person Profile before applying for this job.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. We are also committed to flexible working. For the types of flexible or part time working available for specific roles, please see the Job and Person Profile. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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