Specialist Teacher - Visual Impairment (Training Post), Base open to negotiation

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Valence SchoolBase open to negotiation

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MS/UPS + SEN1
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

2 Full Time Training Posts – to start 1st January 2018

Main/Upper Pay Range plus SEN 1 Allowance

Base open to negotiation

  • Are you a Qualified Teacher with a passion to work with children and young people with visual impairment?
  • Are you prepared to study to gain the Mandatory Qualification in visual impairment?
  • Do you want to be a part of a successful countywide team for sensory impairment? 

The STLS Sensory Service has the exciting opportunity for qualified and experienced teachers to train to become Specialist Teacher for Visual Impairment.  The post will access a £10,000 training and mentoring package available over a maximum of four years.  

It is intended that the post holder will have the opportunity to apply for permanent posts within the Sensory Service (with the Mandatory Qualification this will be at SEN 2).  

The STLS Sensory Service is part of the Specialist Teaching and Learning Service employed by Valence School.  The STLS Sensory Service provides a county delivery from 14 bases across Kent.  

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

For details about sensory services please contact: 

Jane Cottle - County Coordinator for Visual Impairment and MSI/Deafblind on 07834 764288.

Valence School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of every student.  The successful applicants will require an enhanced DBS check and references will be taken up before interview.




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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Westerham Road, Westerham, Kent, TN16 1QN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1959 562156
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