Teacher of the Deaf

Undisclosed Company
Devon, Exeter
Up to £37034.08 per annum
Closing date
9 Dec 2021

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Qualified Teacher of the Deaf
£37,034.08 - 37 hrs - 41 weeks

Babcock LDP is part of Babcock Education, providing integrated education improvement and specialist intervention services. We work with academies, schools and settings, Devon County Council, other Local Authorities and with a range of regional and national bodies. Babcock LDP provides a single integrated service, which enables us to understand more fully the needs of customers and to deliver the best services to meet those needs in a coherent way. Our mission is to improve the life chances of all children and young people.

Babcock Education 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.

About the role

Here at Babcock Education a fantastic opportunity has arisen and we're looking to recruit either:

  • An experienced, Qualified Teacher of the Deaf or
  • An outstanding teacher who is willing to commit to the 2 year Teacher of the Deaf training (Course fees paid for by Babcock LDP)

The main purpose of your role will be to work as a member of the Sensory & Physical Team, consisting of Advisory Teachers, Advisory Deaf Inclusion Worker & Senior Sensory Advisor.

You be responsible for monitoring and teaching a case-load of children and young people aged 0-25 years who are deaf or have a hearing loss, across a range of different educational settings, including working in the home with parents/careers.

Key Tasks and Activities:

  • Promote the successful inclusion and learning opportunities of CYP with hearing loss in mainstream schools and settings
  • Provide advice and training to schools to facilitate teachers addressing the particular educational needs of CYP who have hearing loss
  • Teaching & modelling good practice
  • Building capacity within schools through training and awareness raising.
  • Work closely with class teachers, special needs co-ordinators and teaching assistants in schools to develop effective teaching strategies, adaptations and successful inclusion in relation to individuals and groups of CYP who are D&HI

What do I need to do the role?

You'll need:

  • Qualified to Degree level or above with QTS
  • Qualified Teacher of the Deaf or willingness to undertake training if not qualified
  • Level 2 BSL or higher or willingness to undertake BSL level 1 and 2 if not qualified
  • Minimum three years' experience of recent class teaching in a mainstream and/or special school
  • High quality teaching skills across a range of key stages & experience of working/teaching CYP with SEND

We would also like you to have relevant experience and understanding of the following:

  • Statutory assessment process and Education Health & Care plans
  • Code of Practice (2014) & Disability Discrimination Act
  • Competent with IT - Word, Excel, Microsoft Teams

What else do I need to know?

  • The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role - Enhanced DBS with Children's and Adults' Barred List check]; [Teaching Regulation Agency checks];
  • The role is mobile and you will be required to hold a Full driving licence and provide a vehicle for business use.
  • Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants: https://www.babcockinternational.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Babcock-Guidance-for-Applicants.pdf

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job. Once you've completed this you'll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices.

If you experience difficulties please check our career website for more information. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.

On submission of your CV, you will be requested to complete an Application form in line with our commitment to Safer Recruitment.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please check our career website for more information.

Closing date: Thursday 25th Nov 2021
Interviews: Wednesday 1st December 2021

For more information or if you want to find out more about the role please contact:
Lian Badcock

01392 287239 - 07866118756

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