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Qualified Teacher for children and young people with vision impairment (QTVI)

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About the role

1 Qualified Teacher for CYP who are vision impaired (QTOD) 1 FTE

Commencing 1 Sep 2024

We are seeking to appoint a Qualified Teacher of Children and Young People with vision impairment - QTVI (or  skilled teachers/SENCo’s willing to train) to provide specialist support and advice to families and teachers in mainstream and special schools. 

The position is permanent and under the NNC Centrally Employed Teacher’s Pay and Conditions. Teachers Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale + SEN allowance (dependent upon successful applicant holding the Mandatory Qualification for QTVI).

What will you be doing?

This is an exciting and interesting opportunity for committed and motivated teachers to join a Sensory Impairment Service, which delivers support to children and young people with vision impairment and hearing impairment.   Our aims are to enable children’s learning, access and successful inclusion through the delivery of high-quality specialist support and advice to schools, direct specialist teaching, joint working with other professionals and advice and support for parents/carers of pupils with a Sensory Impairment.

About you

A mandatory qualification for teaching children and young people with vision impairment is required, however, the team will consider applicants who are willing to undertake the specialist training qualification.

If you are passionate about supporting children and young people, with vision impairment, this could be the post for you!

Please read the guidance when applying, and ensure you reference each of the points in the person specification in your supporting statement.

Closing date for Applications: 19th April

For an informal discussion about these posts please contact Jacqui Joseph on: 07912 186941

Our benefits

We offer:

  • a competitive salary
  • a pension scheme, where we pay a significant contribution on top of your contribution. It provides life cover and ill-health protection.
  • opportunities to develop your skills, knowledge and potential in a large unitary council
  • generous leave entitlement (28 days, rising to 33 days) and bank holidays, plus the option to buy up to an extra 10 days
  • agile and flexible working arrangements to help you with a healthy work-life balance.

About us

We are a new unitary council, established in April 2021; we are one of the largest unitary councils in the country. Our vision for North Northants is to be 'A place where everyone has the best opportunities and quality of life'.

Our priorities are:

  • helping people live active fulfilled lives
  • caring for our young people, providing them with high quality education and opportunities
  • enabling a thriving and successful economy
  • leading on a green and sustainable environment
  • ensuring our communities are connected so they can shape their lives and where they live
  • providing modern public services

Our values, as chosen by our staff, are - Customer-focused, Respectful, Efficient, Supportive and Trustworthy.

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