Lead Qualified Teacher for the Visually Impaired

Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Teachers pay and conditions with SEN 2 and TLR 2
24 Jan 2022
07 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Full time

About the role

Are you someone with a passion for ensuring children and young people with visual impairments achieve their potential and aspirations into adulthood?

We are looking for a dynamic Qualified teacher for the visually impaired who can lead in the development and delivery of provision for visually impaired children and young people, working collaboratively with partners across health, care, the voluntary sector and parents/carers and children and young people. You will ensure the local area is aspirational for children and young people with visual impairment and that lived experiences inform service development on an ongoing basis.

The role will include responsible for the management and supervision of the qualified teachers for the visually impaired across the county ensuring quality support and provision for children and young people across the area with visual impairments.

This position offers a unique leadership role that will allow you to transform services based on feedback from all partners ensuring North Yorkshire is a highly acclaimed local authority, both regionally and nationally, for the work we do.

About you

We are looking for a candidate with a comprehensive knowledge and experience in the teaching of children and young people with visual impairment both within a setting and as a peripatetic teacher.  The successful candidate must also have commitment to providing the best quality services for families and children.

Visit our dedicated Campaign Page for more information.

We welcome individuals looking to relocate, for further information please see our Relocation Policy

For an informal conversation, we would welcome you to contact  Cerys Townend (Locality Manager SEMH Specialisms – Inclusion) by emailing Cerys.Townend@northyorks.gov.uk 

Key dates

Closing date: Midnight Monday 7th February 2022
Interview date: Tuesday 15th February 2022

We look forward to exploring your interest and receiving your application.

Key documents

Job Description / Person Specification.pdf

Total Rewards Brochure.pdf

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Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post.

NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.