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Manchester Sensory Support Service Teacher of the Deaf

  • Salary: Main Scale to Upper Scale + SEN2 £30,193 - £46,083 per annum
  • Location: Manchester
  • Contract: Full Time Permanent
  • Applications Close: 27/09/2021 12:00
  • Start Date: 01/01/2022
  • NQTs Considered: Yes

Job details

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Teacher of the Deaf to join our dynamic, caring team, committed to helping children with hearing needs achieve the best educational outcomes and independence and preparation for adulthood

This post offers an exciting opportunity for a successful & highly motivated teacher of the deaf willing to work across a range of ages and abilities.

The post will initially be based in our High School resource provision. To work within the resourced provision, the successful candidate will need to hold a level 3 British Sign Language (BSL) certificate or above and be confident in using BSL with deaf children.

Candidates operating confidently at this level but without the certification may also be considered.

Manchester Sensory Support Service works across the City of Manchester with children from birth through to post 16.

As well as our High School Resourced Provision, our HI service also supports two primary resourced provisions. A peripatetic team works with children , young people, their families and educational settings across the city, advising and teaching so that deaf learners can achieve the best outcomes possible

Our HI team consists of Qualified Teachers of the Deaf, Specialist TA's, A specialist Speech & Language Therapist and Audiology Technicians.

Confidential enquiries regarding this post can be made to: Tina Kirwin-McGinley (Assistant Head HI Lead) on
07739955648 or email to

Safeguarding information

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

How to apply - information for applicants

Email your application to:

Please note our interview process will include an assessment of your BSL competency.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for further details of the role. Applicants must provide evidence within their application that they meet the person specification.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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Closing Date: 27 September 2021 12:00

Shortlisting: 29/09/2021

Interviews: 05/10/2021

Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/7029-6T