Teacher - Deaf, Fife

Closing date:

Fife CouncilFife

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £27,438-£36,480
Contract term: Temporary

You should have Full GTC or in the process of achieving Registration with moderate teaching experience
Before confirming appointment you will need to obtain Enhanced Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) membership
You should have knowledge of sign communication and preferably some experience using British Sign Language, with a commitment to develop British Sign Language skills to an appropriate level (minimum of BSL2)
As this is a peripatetic role the ability to travel throughout Fife is essential.
A Teacher of the Deaf will be expected to fulfil the following duties within the terms of their contract:

Teaching through an enriched language input. This would include directly working with learners, working with small groups, supporting mainstream lessons. Supporting individual deaf learners to develop as successful learners, effective contributors, confident individuals and responsible citizens.
Specialist assessments and interpretation of results.  This would include audiological, language, and other national assessments.
Provision of advice. This would include consulting with teaching and non-teaching staff about learner’s need in relation to deafness. This would also include strategies to support those needs and to build capacity within their school(s).
Partnership working. Meet with learners, their parents and the staff involved, including those from other agencies, to plan, record and evaluate additional support needs arising from deafness. Contribute to continuing professional learning opportunities for teaching and non-teaching staff at school and service level.
Working with learners and families.  This would include supporting deaf learners and families, according to your caseload, from the early years to school leaving age and through periods of transition.
Career Long Professional Learning You would keep, up to date with  legislation, guidance relating to additional support for learning, technology and audiological developments. You would develop and maintain your skills and understanding of the curriculum. You would develop and maintain the specific competences for teachers of children and young persons who are deaf. You would commit to the additional training required in order to achieve appropriate qualification within 5 years of taking up the post.

Closing date: 27/09/2018

Reference: FIF11654

Rothesay House, Glenrothes


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More about Fife Council
Address: Rothesay House, Rothesay Place, Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 5PQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8451 555555