Teacher of the Deaf – Paradigm Trust

Teacher of the Deaf to join a team of specialist staff in a Primary Deaf Support Base

The salary range is £29,664 – £48,244 + x2 SEN points for a teacher who holds the mandatory qualification. We would also consider a Teacher who is not a qualified Teacher of the Deaf, but who is willing to acquire the mandatory qualification and will receive the salary range plus x1 SEN point.

Full time, permanent

An opportunity has arisen for a Teacher of the Deaf to join the Deaf Support Base team at Culloden Primary Academy. The successful applicant will contribute to effective teaching and learning for deaf and hearing impaired pupils, to ensure they develop effective communication skills and achieve good academic outcomes. We have a total communication policy and aim to include pupils in all aspects of the curriculum and the life of the school. The successful applicant will report to the Deaf Support Base Manager. This will be a demanding, varied, highly challenging and rewarding role that will provide an excellent career opportunity for an exceptional individual. As a Trust, we are outcomes-driven and welcome discussions of flexible working options.

The successful applicant will:

  • have a sound understanding of the impact of hearing impairment on learning and how to plan and differentiate to account for this;
  • have a commitment to collaborative working;
  • have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and
  • promote effective, inclusive education for deaf pupils.

All applicants must have due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to follow the child protection procedures adopted by the school and the Trust.

Applications are invited from those who feel they have the relevant skills, experience, drive and ambition.  An application form, job description and person specification can be obtained from www.paradigmtrust.org/careers.

If you would like to meet or have a conversation with the Principal about the role, this can be arranged by contacting the HR team on 0208 980 1503.

Closing date for applications: 9am, Friday 11th October 2019 – all applications must be emailed to hr@paradigmtrust.org

Interview date: Shortlisted individuals will be contacted with specific dates and times.