Teacher of Deaf Children - English, Art, Food Technology

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Heathlands School, St Albans

Required for January 2018

(or earlier if possible)

Teacher of Deaf Children – English specialist

This is a permanent, full time position but part time applicants or those able to offer reduced hours over 5 days would be considered.

Teacher of Deaf Children – Art specialist

Teacher of Deaf Children – Food Technology specialist

These are both part time maternity cover positions. For the right candidate they could be combined into a full time post or combined with the English teacher position which is a permanent post.

Salary Range: MPS/UPS, fringe allowance and SEN points dependant on experience and qualifications

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the staff of this vibrant, high achieving local authority special school for deaf children aged 3-16. We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and committed teacher to join a well-established team. The successful candidate will teach English, Art and Food Technology at KS3/4 leading to GCSE and other accredited courses. All our staff are able to offer a second subject.  

Qualified teachers of the deaf or those with such aspirations are invited to apply. Applicants should have relevant specialist qualification/ experience in the curriculum areas advertised. Knowledge of British Sign Language or a commitment to work towards minimum BSL3 is essential. Benefits include, laptops for all teachers, extensive staff development programmes including the opportunity for in house sign language training and qualification as a teacher of deaf children.

Heathlands is committed to safeguarding pupils and this post will require an enhanced DBS check.

Application forms to be returned to:

The Head Teacher, Heathlands School, Heathlands Drive, St Albans AL3 5AY.  Email: head@heathlands.herts.sch.uk  For an informal discussion phone 01727 807807 to speak to the Head Teacher.

Closing date: Monday 2nd October 2017 at 12 noon

Contact details

Mrs D. Jones-Stevens , Headteacher
Heathlands Drive St Albans
Hertfordshire AL3 5AY

Telephone: 01727 807807
Fax: 01727 754064
Email: head@heathlands.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.heathlands.herts.sch.uk