Head of Sensory Support Service, Manchester

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Lancasterian Sensory Support Service (LSSS)Manchester

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L17-21
Contract term: Permanent

The Sensory Support Service is part of the Lancasterian Organisation supporting pupils who have sensory impairments in Manchester. The service is commissioned by Manchester City Council.

We are seeking an exceptional individual to fulfil the role of Head of the Sensory Support Service, leading a multi-disciplinary team of very skilled and well qualified staff. This is a unique challenge for a committed individual who wishes to make a real difference to pupils in mainstream schools, nurseries, special schools and at home.

Candidates for this post will have an understanding of specialist support and education for pupils with hearing and vision needs, as well as experience of leadership in a mainstream or specialist environment. A strong understanding of good quality teaching and learning as well as a background with SEND are required, and a specialist sensory qualification would be beneficial.

Above all though, candidates must have a total commitment to the importance of progress and high quality provision for pupils with sensory impairment and high aspirations for all.

Interested parties would benefit from speaking with the Associate Headteacher and colleagues supporting the interview panel and visiting the site to fully understand the role.

Previous applicants need not re-apply

The Governors of the school are committed to safeguarding pupils in the school and this post will require an enhanced clearance.

For further information please contact Lancasterian School – 0161 445 0123 (requesting to speak to Bernice Kostick – Associate Head Teacher)

Closing date: 12.00 noon, 18th September 2017. 

Returned by email to; n.eaton-barnes@lancasterian.manchester.sch.uk or by post to Lancasterian.
Interviews: TBC


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More about Lancasterian Sensory Support Service (LSSS)
Address: C/o Lancasterian School, Elizabeth Slinger Road, West Didsbury, Manchester, M20 2XA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 445 0123