Teacher of the Deaf

Job Details


Main Activities and Responsibilities A.

Teaching 1. Support students in further and higher education through language modification, explanation and revision. 2. Work with students ensuring that they have opportunities to learn from mistakes and achieve success. 3. To provide 1 to 1 tutorial support to deaf students enrolled on a College course. 4. Teaching small groups of adult deaf students.

B. Administration

1. Liaise with college Learning Support Manager and team to maintain the service we provide to colleges. 2. Liaise with Communication Support Workers and college tutors in the planning and following up of work. 3. Liaise with exam boards where necessary to ensure appropriate assessment methods are used for the student. 4. Participate in student assessment, monitoring and review procedures. 5. To contribute to EHCPs and attend EHCP review meetings. 6. Work with students and Careers officers/LEAs to ensure appropriate progression and funding occurs. 7. Work with colleagues to maintain the Department?s admin systems. 8. Attend staff meetings and training in the Deaf First Dept, College sites and in Oak Lodge School when required.

C. Professional Development

1. Contribute to the development and delivery of INSET programmes for college tutors, to raise awareness of deafness and inform them of suitable education and communication strategies. 2. Line manage a group of CSWs/NTs and contribute to the delivery of INSET training for the staff team. 3. Take advantage of professional development opportunities. 4. Be willing to work with the team to develop new initiatives in order to meet the needs of the students. 5. Liaise with other professionals concerning the student in a sensitive and confidential way. 6. Represent the Deaf First Dept of Oak Lodge School to a high standard in all aspects of the work. 7. Undertake the duties listed under the direction of the Head of Deaf First and any other such duties, as the Executive Headteacher and Head of Deaf First may reasonably direct, from time to time.

D. Other

1. To be fully aware of and understand the duties and responsibilities arising from the Childrens Act 2004 and Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018′ in relation to child protection and safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults as this applies to the workers role within the organisation. 2. To be also fully aware of the principles of safeguarding as they apply to vulnerable adults in relation to the worker?s role. 3. To ensure that the workers line manager is made aware and kept fully informed of any concerns which the worker may have in relation to safeguarding and/or child protection. It is implicit that these duties are carried out in accordance with school and Council policies on equal opportunities.

This job description will be reviewed by the postholder and the Line Manager in the summer term.

Deaf First - Oak Lodge School
South London
Start Date
As soon as Possible Autumn Term 2019
Job type
Vacancy Reference
Contact Details
For further details please visit the school’s website: http://www.deaf-first.org.uk/.
Added to site
Sep 6th, 2019

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