Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 09/04/2021 00:00
£25,714 - £36,961
Hours per week:
0.8 full time equivalent
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
"The Riverside Centre, Ashington"
Number of posts:
Closing date:
9 Apr
Further Information

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Governments ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we must work smarter. That is why we want bold, creative, and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.
For more information about working for the county council please click here: http://northumberland.gov.uk/working

The Northumberland Low Incidence Needs Team - Sensory Support Service A highly motivated Qualified Teacher of Children and Young People with Vision Impairment (QTVI) is required to join our dynamic team, which provides support to children and young people with a vision, hearing, or multi-sensory impairment across Northumberland.

Our QTVI’s provide specialist support in a peripatetic capacity for blind and visually impaired children and young people, their parents/carers, schools, and settings.

Applications are invited from qualified and experienced Teachers of Children and Young People with Vision Impairment (QTVI.

The role:
Ideally the successful candidate will have:
- Specialist mandatory qualification in teaching children and young people with a vision impairment.
- An innovative, effective, and creative approach to teaching
- Excellent communication skills
- Recent experience of working in a variety of educational settings with children and young people with a range of SEND.
- The ability to work with colleagues, parents/carers, and other relevant professionals.
- A commitment to work as part of a team to deliver a provide experience for all children and young people across the county.
- Own transport to enable travel between educational settings across the county.
- 0.8 FTE

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The post is working in a regulated activity, therefore if you are successful, we will carry out additional recruitment checks along with an enhanced DBS check.
As this post involves working with children writing references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage.

We are offering:
- A permanent position - Salary MPS/UPS pre annum plus SEN 2
- Teachers’ Pension Scheme

Please note the successful candidates must be available for interview on 16th April 2021
For further information about this vacancy please contact: Allison.cox@northumberland.gov.uk https://www.northumberland.gov.uk//getmedia/276a704f-11c3-43fa-97f3-bd0e85d72ef7/Teacher-JD.aspx

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Jag Stockham(Trans HR Support Officer) on 01670 623 130 or email jag.stockham@northumberland.gov.uk . We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.