Tutor of the Deaf
Salary: £38,751 – £41,102 per annum
Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Location/s: West Kent and Ashford College (Group)
Do you want to work for a dynamic and growing organisation? The Hadlow Group provides excellence in education through its Colleges in Kent; Hadlow College, West Kent College and Ashford College, and offers a range of further and higher education and professional courses in land based and general subjects.
About the role
We are looking for a highly motivated and energetic Tutor of the Deaf who is committed to the education of deaf students within a mainstream further education setting.
As a Tutor of the Deaf you will have proven experience and knowledge of how to deliver bespoke interventions and to lead a team of Communication Support Workers.
You will be responsible for planning, implementing and reviewing in-class support provision for deaf students most of whom have Education Health and Care Plans. You will also work as a member of the ALS team delivering high quality support to individuals and small groups of deaf students who have a range of hearing impairment needs. You will need to work closely with curriculum staff, support staff, parents and the wider community to effectively ensure that deaf students have full access to their study programme and consistently make good progress.
The ideal candidate will be a qualified and experienced Tutor of the Deaf and have proven experience of delivering specialist support.
It is essential that you have QTS or QTLS, Teacher of the Deaf qualification (QToD) and British Sign Language L3 You must have Level 2, or equivalent, Literacy and Numeracy qualifications.
In addition to the minimum requirements detailed above, candidates will also have: good leadership, organisation, planning, communication and problem solving skills and must also have excellent teaching skills, together with the ability to work effectively as part of a team. Knowledge of SEND, the Code of Practice and legal duties is also essential. Applicants should be familiar with writing EHC Plans and leading annual review meetings.
About the team
The Additional learning Support team provides individualised support to enable learners who have a range of learning differences, disabilities and other barriers to fully participate and engage with learning and the wider college experience.
Working with us
The College offers many benefits including access to competitive local government pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement, access to a free on-site gym, free parking and a salary sacrifice Childcare Voucher scheme.
West Kent and Ashford College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our users and expects all staff to share this commitment, in order for all to achieve their full potential. Successful applicants will be required to undertake satisfactory pre-employment checks including a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check and provide proof of their right to work in the UK. Where applicable a prohibition check will be carried out.
To apply for this job, please complete an application form found on the College website. You are required to complete an application form as we do not accept CVs.
Please return completed application forms to the email address on the website.
The closing date for receipt of all completed application forms is Friday 3rd May 2019.
When applying for this role, please reference which job board you saw the advertisement when asked on the application form.
Due to the volume of applications we receive it is impossible to inform all applicants if they have been short listed: therefore if you have not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date you can assume that you have not been successful.
West Kent College is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.