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Special Needs Specialist Teacher - Maternity - Special Needs Position

Specialist Teaching and Learning Services, Westerham

  • Ref:KCC886-7021-16T
  • Posted:08/09/2017
  • Pay:MPS/UPS plus SEN 2
  • Start Date:Oct 2017
  • App Close Date:17/09/2017 at 23:45
  • Interviews:28 September 2017

Job Description

1.0 FTE SPECIALIST TEACHER for VISUAL IMPAIRMENT

MATERNITY COVER FROM 1 OCTOBER 2017 TO 15 APRIL 2018

BASE AND SERVICE DELIVERY IN WEST KENT

Are you a qualified teacher with a passion to work with children and young people with visual impairment?

Do you want to be part of a succesful county team for sensory impairment?

The Sensory Service welcomes applications from Teachers with a Mandatory Qualification for Visual Impairment to deliver peripatetic services in homes, preschool settings and schools.

The Sensory Service is a county wide service and is part of Valence School.  It is committed to providing high quality teaching and learning support for children and young people with sensory impairment across Kent.  The Sensory Service works with children from birth or diagnosis in the home, preschool settings and mainstream schools/academies and special schools.

For details about sensory services please contact Jane Cottle, County Coordinator for Visual Impairment and MSI on 07834 764288.

For further information and application details please contact the Human Resources team at Valence School.

Valence School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of every student and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicants will require and enhanced DBS check and references will be taken up before interview.

Information about the school

The Specialist Teaching and Learning Services team, employed by Valence School, provides a service for children and young people (0 - 19 years) with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). We also offer advice and training for pre-schools, mainstream schools and academies on how to meet the needs of children with SEND. The STLS Sensory Service team delivers sensory support across the county and operates from 14 different bases.

Our specialist teachers are experienced teachers with a qualification in one or more areas of SEND. They work alongside other professionals in providing effective and co-ordinated support. Our aim as a team is that children and young people with Special Educational Needs can have their learning, physical, social and emotional needs met, so that they can be fully included at school and make good educational progress.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Human Resources
  • Address:Valence School, Westerham Road, Westerham, Kent, TN16 1QN
  • Telephone: 01959 567841
  • Email: slowndes@valence.kent.sch.uk

Documents

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.