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Vacancy Details

Schools Coordinator - Hearing Impaired

Newham Council
L8 – L12
Tunmarsh Centre
Working Pattern:
Full Time
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
22/05/2018 at 23:59 PM
Newham Council



L8 – L12

Required September 2018

We are looking for someone who is a committed and enthusiastic qualified Teacher of the Deaf to join a comprehensive and forward thinking service.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a small team of peripatetic teachers and support staff working in the London Borough of Newham. The team have the responsibility for supporting and providing advice for school aged hearing impaired pupils in mainstream and special schools. The post holder will need to have excellent oral and written communication skills and understand the barriers to learning that children and young people with a hearing impairment face and how these barriers may be overcome. Specialist knowledge and experience with SEND and hearing impairment is essential. The post holder will take responsibility for coordinating and developing the support network across the borough to include all aspects of assessment, training, technology, liaison with other relevant agencies, advice to class teachers and school leaders.  The post holder will need to have an ability to challenge, motivate and inspire  teachers, teaching assistants, parents/carers, technical support and professionals across the Children and Young People’s Service. An ability to work successfully with associated local and external teams such as early years, multi sensory impairment and Health is essential. A commitment to Newham’s inclusive education policy and furthering equal opportunities for people disadvantaged in terms of race, gender and disability are essential. Good knowledge and experience of working with deaf children with additional and complex needs or multi sensory impairment would be an advantage.

We offer you:

The opportunity to work within a dedicated specialist team of professionals in a local authority working towards excellence
A rich and rewarding environment in which to work
Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Newham. This role has been identified as requiring an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing date for applications: 22.05.2018

Interviews: 24th and 25th of May 2018. Should you wish to discuss the post further please contact Blythe Ojelade by email on Blythe.Ojelade@newham.gov.uk . Phone: +442033733574


Please apply online using the option below.

Working to support a vision of inclusive education for all pupils who are hearing impaired.

Sensory Service
Tunmarsh Centre
Tunmarsh Lane
London Borough of Newham E13 9NB


Equal Opportunities

We are committed to and champion equality and diversity in all aspects of employment with Newham Partnership Working and the London Borough of Newham. All employees are expected to understand and promote equality and diversity in the course of their work.

How to apply

Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team 020 7427 8250. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.

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