Curriculum Access Specialist

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Job Title: Curriculum Access Specialist (VI CYP)
Location: County Hall, subject to change

Salary Range: £17,772 - £25,951
Hours: 37 hours per week
Contract: Permanent, term time only + 1 week

Our teams work with children and young people with a range of complex needs.  This includes children in the early years, with autism and other communication difficulties, sensory and physical impairments and also those who require educational support for medical absence.

We currently have an opportunity for a Curriculum Access Specialist within SEND Specialist Advice and Support.

You will work across Hertfordshire under the guidance of the Lead Practitioner (VI) and Specialist Advisory Teachers. You will work with children and young people who are visually impaired within school settings, providing direct classroom support and preparing teaching and learning materials. You will help pupils to develop their Braille and ICT skills. You will also train and mentor staff members in the skills required to provide appropriate, high quality curriculum materials and in the access of specialist technology. You will need excellent general ICT skills and have experience of successfully mentoring adults and children in a learning situation.  Specialist knowledge of Braille and technology for visual impairment is desirable, but can if necessary be acquired through training while in post. Applicants who do not have previous experience would be expected to be appointed at H4.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Liz Cullen on 01992 588117

PLEASE NOTE: Applications through Teach in Herts will not be accepted, please apply via link below.

https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/statweb/talentlink/details.aspx?nPostingId=7304&nPostingTargetId=24400&id=QY6FK026203F3VBQBV7V4F6GJ&LG=UK&mask=external

Closing date: 26 November 2017
Interview date: TBC

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Contact details

Herts HR Resourcing Team , Recruitment Team
3rd Floor County Hall Pegs Lane Hertford
Herts SG13 8DQ

Telephone: 01992 555781
Email: hrrecruitmentorders@hertfordshire.gov.uk
Website: www.hertsdirect.org/actweb/talentlink