Teacher of the Deaf

Location Wirral
Salary £20 per hour
Discipline Education
To be a qualified teacher and attain the mandatory Teacher of the Deaf qualification within 3 years. To manage a teaching caseload, 0 to 19 years, which includes identifying and meeting the needs of hearing impaired pupils to enable them to make progress and be successfully included in the full range of setting

To plan and deliver specialist curriculum lessons to deaf pupils and assess their development in relation to intended outcomes and to report their development, progress and attainment. This will include pre and post tutoring in identified areas of the curriculum.

To be involved in a team teaching approach with setting staff. To use knowledge of the National Curriculum and the implications of deafness to enable staff to plan for effective teaching and maximum access to the curriculum.

To promote the appropriate use of specialist audiological equipment to maximise learning and facilitate independence.

To promote the use of appropriate classroom strategies, resources and teaching materials to minimise the effect of hearing loss on the educational achievement of each child To provide reports for Statutory Assessment and Annual Reviews that clearly identify the progress the child has made.