Specialist Teacher - Multi Sensory Impairment (MSI)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 11/10/2019 23:59
MPS1 - UPS3. (£23,720 - £39,406). + TLR2b (£4,683). + SEN1 (£2,149) Pro Rata
Hours per week:
5 Sessions
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Dryden Centre, Gateshead
Closing date:
11 Oct
Further Information

Main/Upper Pay Scale with TLR Payment Level 2b + SEN 1 (pro rata).

An opportunity has arisen within the Low Incidence Needs Team (LINT), Gateshead Council, for a Specialist Teacher - Multi-Sensory Impairment.

LINT works across the 0 - 25 age range within both mainstream and special school settings. Applicants
will be expected to work flexibly where required across Gateshead.

We are looking to appoint a Qualified Teacher (QTS) to join the Special Educational Needs Improvement Team (SENIT) and provide peripatetic/outreach support to children and young people aged 0 -25 years with a multi-sensory impairment.

You must be a qualified and experienced teacher and have relevant and substantial classroom experience and ideally already hold the mandatory qualification for multi-sensory impairment (MSI). The focus of the role will be on teaching children with MSI in a school based and peripatetic/outreach role.

An in-depth knowledge of the requirements for Safeguarding & Child Protection, strategies and technologies used to remove barriers to learning for babies, children and young people with multi-sensory impairment is essential as is knowledge of current SEND policy and practice especially as it affects teaching and learning within provision for the sensory impaired. You should have successful experience of teaching in an educational setting, experience of working with families and different settings, and experience of multi-agency working.

Candidates who do not hold the mandatory qualification will be considered but must be willing to undertake training.

You should have experience of delivering staff development and whole school training and be willing to training and gain qualifications in communication systems i.e BSl, Braille, on body signing.

We offer excellent achievement and development opportunities. You will join a supportive team of experienced professionals dedicated to providing high quality support and advice to Gateshead schools and settings on behalf of sensory impaired children and their families.

You must hold a current driver's license and have access to a car or means to mobility support.

If successful you will have to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.