Lead Practitioner Visual Impairment (0 - 25), Hertford

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Hertfordshire County CouncilHertford

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership scales L8 – L13 plus SEN allowances
Contract term: Permanent

Full time or 0.8 considered per week

The SEND Specialist Advice and Support service, within Integrated Services for Learning (ISL), works with children and young people with a range of complex needs.  This includes children in the early years, with autism and other communication difficulties, sensory and physical impairments and also those who require educational support for medical absence.

We currently have an opportunity for a Lead Practitioner (Visual Impairment) within this multi professional team to work either full time or 4 days a week.

You will be based at County Hall, Hertford, and you will work across Hertfordshire in schools, homes and other educational settings. You will be responsible for leading the practice for staff working with children and young people (0-25) who are visually impaired and for maintaining quality standards and excellent practice. You will work closely with the lead practitioners in the four geographical regions to support the development of VI teachers and you will directly manage a range of non-teaching specialist staff. You will have significant management experience and you will hold the mandatory qualification to teach visually impaired children (QTVI). You will enjoy working with a dedicated and talented staff who make such a positive difference to the lives of VI children and their families.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Emma Dudley on emma.dudley@hertfordshire.gov.uk or 01992 556018.

To apply, please visit www.hertfordshire.gov.uk

Closing date: 14th October 2018.
Interview date: 23rd October 2018.

Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

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Address: Children's Services, County Hall, Pegs Lane, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG13 8DQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 300 123 4040