Specialist Advisory Teacher for Hearing Impairment 0-25, Hertfordshire

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Hertfordshire County CouncilHertfordshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Job Number HCC09286
Location Countywide
Directorate Education and Services for Young People
Team: SEND Specialist Advice & Support
Location: Based in Apsley, covering Watford, Three Rivers, Hertsmere and St Albans & Dacorum
Salary: MPS/UPS plus SEN allowance (dependent on experience and qualifications)

Our teams work 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.

A key function of ISL SEND Specialist Advice and Support (SEND SAS) is to ensure that the educational and developmental progress of children and young people (0-25), with a range of SEND, is met in line with the Hertfordshire Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Strategy and HCC strategic objectives.

We currently have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced qualified teacher looking for a new challenge. You are invited to apply to join our team of specialist advisory teachers, working successfully throughout Hertfordshire to support children and young people, their families and educational setting.

You will have recent experience supporting children in schools or currently work in an advisory service.  You also need a thorough knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice, with excellent interpersonal skills, work well within a team and be able to work to deadlines.

You will preferably already hold a mandatory qualification as a teacher of the deaf or be prepared to gain this within three years of taking up post. An additional qualification in Early Years and Deafness would be beneficial to the role. A full driving license is essential.

We can offer you a friendly, supportive working environment a full induction and ongoing professional development in this role.

We provide services to the general public, customers and service users; therefore you will be able to communicate fluently in the English language both verbally and in writing.


  • Teachers Terms and Conditions
  • Excellent Career Development
  • Salary exchange for additional benefits
  • Excellent pension scheme with employer contributions
  • Discounts on everyday shopping/holidays/entertainment/leisure along with cashback with our Herts Rewards Scheme
  • Support Groups
  • Occupational maternity / paternity and adoption pay
  • Excellent Wellbeing schemes

For further information please contact Claire Gamon (Lead Practitioner) on 01992 588169

Closing Date: 15th March2018
Interview Date: 26th March 2018

Additional Information

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. For more information click here

Application Information

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PLEASE NOTE: All questions marked with a * are mandatory question and must be answered – you will not be able to submit your application until all mandatory questions have been answered.

English Fluency:
Please Note: The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Available documents
• Job Outline Specialist Advisory Teacher

Job location

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