Teacher of Deaf – Overton Grange School

Part time: 0.6
Salary: Teachers’ Outer London Pay Scale + appropriate SEND point
Required for September 2018

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed teacher of deaf children to work within the Specialist base for deaf/hearing impaired students at Overton Grange School.

Overton Grange is a popular comprehensive school, with around 1300 students on roll and has enjoyed consistent academic success; rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2016. We have recently started working in partnership with the University of Brighton Academies Trust. The school is fully committed to inclusion and has a thriving Hearing Support Department.

Working closely with the Head of Learning Support, you will oversee the Hearing Support Department to facilitate the inclusion of deaf students throughout school and in the mainstream classes; tutorial sessions to support their language skills and access to their lessons and support teachers in ensuring inclusion for the deaf students in their lesson.

The school is committed to the CPD of its staff; ‘Staff speak highly of the support and mentoring they receive. Middle leaders participate in a range of professional courses. They share good practice and support each other well to develop strong professional links. Middle leaders are actively engaged in the professional development of teachers and support those who are experienced or new to the profession.’  (OFSTED 2016).

Overton Grange is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Candidates will be required to undergo the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) enhanced disclosure process.

Full details and an application form are available:

via the school’s website – www.overtongrange.sutton.sch.uk
via email to: l.owens@overtongrange.sutton.sch.uk
or please telephone: 020 8239 2310

Completed applications should be returned to Linda Owens, PA to Headteacher/HR Officer, at the school, by 13 July 2018.*

Interview date to be confirmed.

*We reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date should a suitable candidate apply.