Qualified Teacher of Vision Impaired

Colchester Royal Grammar School, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC5443-90S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Teachers Pay and Conditions
Position Start Date: 01/01/2020 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 30/09/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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Colchester Royal Grammar School, an Essex selective boys grammar school, is looking to recruit a Qualified Teacher of the Vision Impaired from January 2020. The successful applicant will lead the support for a Year 10 braillist with significant visual impairment, in collaboration with teaching and support staff.

Fixed term for as long as the named student is at the school (currently Year 10)

15 hours a week, Teacher's Pay and Conditions + SEN allowance

Applicants will:

· hold a Mandatory Qualification in VI

· be able to use a Perkins Brailler/ Humanware BrailleNote Touch/an embosser

· be able to reproduce accurate tactile diagrams, charts, maps, plans and pictures

· have excellent IT skills

· be able to take the lead role in advising, training and supporting our specialist LSA and teaching staff

· be able to produce appropriate resources to support a student in a high-achieving secondary setting in the GCSE years and beyond

· be able to establish excellent working relationships with the student, parents and staff

Information about the School

Boys 11-18, on roll approx 1000 students of which 400 in the sixth form, 28 boarders

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Sarah Button-Smy
6 Lexden Road, Colchester
Essex, CO3 3ND
Telephone: 01206 509100
Email: applications@crgs.co.uk

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