Newcastle Upon Tyne

Qualified Teacher of the Deaf

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Part time

MPS/UPS £25,714 - £41,604 per annum, plus TLR 2 £2,873 + SEN 1 £2,270 fully qualified.

Newcastle Sensory Service is seeking to appoint a qualified Teacher of the Deaf (QTOD) to join an enthusiastic team who support the achievements of deaf/hearing impaired children and young people, their families, early years settings and schools across the city. The role will be based in one of the Hearing Impairment Additionally Resourced Provisions (HIARPs).

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced Teacher of the Deaf who is committed to improving the outcomes for children and young people with hearing loss.

The successful candidate will have:

• the specialist mandatory qualification in teaching deaf children (QToD).

• understanding of and commitment to inclusive education and an ability to work effectively as part of a multi-agency team

• excellent communication skills with at least BSL Level 2

• recent experience of working in a variety of educational settings, with a range of children & young people with SEND

• a commitment to providing children, young people and their families with balanced, unbiased advice to enable them to make informed choices

• flexible with a commitment to working as part of a team to deliver a positive learning experience to children across the City.

Applicants must evidence within their applications that they meet the person specification.

Closing date: 7th November 2021 at 12 p.m.

Shortlisting: Tuesday 9th November 2021

Interviews: Monday 15th November 2021

For further information or an informal conversation please contact Joanne Scott, Manager SEND Sensory Service


Tel: 07793 968889

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.

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In accordance with Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021, staff deployed to work in CQC registered care homes providing accommodation and nursing or personal care are required to have full vaccination status or a medical exemption before working or being deployed into work settings covered by the legislation. Applicants to positions covered by these regulations are required to provide certified evidence of their vaccination status or medical exemption as part of any pre employment checks.


Closing date:

7 November 2021

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