Teacher for the Visually Impaired, Norfolk

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Norfolk County CouncilNorfolk
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TPS plus SEN allowance £4,158 for candidates with the mandatory qualification
Contract term: Permanent

Teacher for the Visually Impaired
Virtual School Sensory Support, Norwich

Full Time
TPS plus SEN allowance £4,158 for candidates with the mandatory qualification

This is an exciting opportunity to join Virtual School Sensory Support which is within the newly formed Vulnerable Groups Access and Achievement Service in Norfolk. 

A highly motivated teacher is required to join a team of teachers of the visually impaired supporting visually impaired children and young people, at home and in a range of educational settings across Norfolk.

The Virtual School Sensory Support offers a comprehensive and flexible range of support to visually impaired children and their families. We are seeking an inspirational teacher with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to think and plan creatively. A proven record of successful partnership working with parents, health and social care colleagues is an advantage.

You will need to have excellent oral and written communication skills. You will understand the barriers to access arrangements and learning that visually impaired children and young people face and how these barriers may be overcome.

An opportunity to train for the mandatory qualification whilst in post is on offer for the right candidate.  

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Karen Taylor or John Rous Milligan on 01603 704040.

For further details and to apply visit: www.norfolk.gov.uk/jobsandcareers

Please quote job reference: 29803 CHME

Closing date:  28 March 2018

Norfolk County Council welcomes applicants irrespective of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion or belief. We are committed to supporting flexible working practices for our employees.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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Address: Virtual School Sensory Support, Sensory Support Centre, 148 Woodside Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR7 9QL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1603 704040