Qualified Teacher of the Deaf

Undisclosed Company
Cullompton, Devon
Closing date
1 Jun 2022

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Job Type

Qualified Teacher of the Deaf
Location: Exeter, Devon, GB with possible South Devon location
Compensation: £30,220 + Benefits
Role Type: Part-Time, 29.6 hours a week - 41 Weeks (Term Time Only)

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).

Who we are looking for?

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 caseload 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.

You need to be enthusiastic, motivated, forward thinking, flexible and have the ability to work independently and as part of the wider team

What will you be doing?

* 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.

The experience you'll bring

You will need to be qualified to Degree level or above with QTS.

You will also need the following:
* 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.
* 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 and 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.

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.

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

01392 287239 & 0786611756

What a role with Babcock offers?

  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance
  • Share ownership scheme
  • Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
  • A tailored personal development and training programme.
  • Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.
  • We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

About Babcock LDP

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.

Application Guidance

To find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants please visit our website.

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 visit our careers page.

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

Closing Date: 16th May 2022 (candidates reviewed weekly)

Interviews: Week Beginning 23rd May 2022


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