Qualified Teacher (Visually Impaired), Reading

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Highdown School and Sixth Form CentreReading

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: MPS + appropriate allowance for qualified level
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Highdown School requires a QTVI to work with visually impaired students in our support unit. The school currently supports 3 students (this number could potentially increase in September) with EHCP to access a full curriculum and to become independent young adults. 

The role is a part time role with flexible hours across the school week, but is likely to be 0.5 FTE in the first instance. Our school is highly inclusive and supportive of all learners' needs. You will work with our SENDCo within the Inclusion Team. 

Why Highdown School?

  • We are a Good School with many outstanding features [Ofsted, 2015] which continues to rapidly improve 
  • We are committed to staff professional learning and leadership development for all staff, at all levels 
  • We provide highly regarded NQT induction and Coaching for Excellence programmes 
  • We have adopted a ‘Fair Workload Charter’ 
  • We are conveniently located for quick and easy access to London, Berkshire and Oxfordshire  
  • Staff benefit from being members of the PiXL Club and the Princes Teaching Institute 
  • Staff have subsidised access to Highdown Sport and Leisure facilities 
  • We are able to offer on-site accommodation for NQTs with competitive rent 

We are on a journey to becoming a ‘regional centre of excellence’. Why not join us?

Highdown School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. We are also trained in safer recruitment and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and a ‘Prohibition from Teaching’ check. 



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More about Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Surley Row, Emmer Green, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 8LR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 9015800
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Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is located in Caversham, Reading. It is a mixed, mainstream secondary school that caters for students aged 11-18. Supported by the local education authority, this comprehensive school has approximately 1,250 stud...