Interim Teacher of the Deaf – Education

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Interim Teacher of the Deaf - Education
Orpington, Kent
Contract / Temporary

Bromley RQ799156

Posted: 6th February 2023 13:15
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  • Pay Rate:

    £29.73 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3-4 months

  • Orpington, Kent,

    BR6 8ER

What's involved with this role:

Interim Teacher of the Deaf - Education

Reference no:  Bromley RQ799156

Pay Rate: £29.73 per hour PAYE 

Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role

The purpose of the role is to provide inspirational teaching for the Deaf Children who attend the specialist Deaf Bases for HI, part of Bromley Sensory Support Service. Support mainstream integration, liaising with outside agencies, including Speech and Language Therapists and working in partnership with parents and mainstream staff to achieve best outcomes for pupils.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Individual and group teaching as required in the Base/mainstream support.
  • Appropriate planning and evaluation for lessons taught in the Base.
  • Appropriate records of support provided in the mainstream class, including notes of meetings with the subject teacher.
  • Advice as part of an integrated, multi-agency team support Deaf and HI pupils in a mainstream school.
  • Advice, support and reports to families and other professionals involved.
  • Deaf Awareness INSET to school staff as required and disseminate PD training information to Team.
  • Advice and training on the use of specialist equipment including FM and sound field systems.
  • Regular monitoring and assessment of pupil progress.
  • Advice on the provision of suitable exam papers at all levels.
  • Advice for transition plans for work experience, careers and higher education.
  • Transition support and advice at key stages.
  • High level of liaison with Speech and Language Therapists.
  • Daily guidance and support for the TAs/Deaf Communicators.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:



  1. A DfE recognised Teaching Qualification.
  2. A recognised Qualification as a Teacher of the Deaf (ToD) (or willing to train).
  3. Sign Language Qualification (BSL Level 2 preferred).
  4. MUST have a good understanding of language development


Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Teaching Deaf and Hearing-Impaired children in a variety of settings (Pre-school/Primary/Secondary).
  3. Working with parents.
  4. Working with HI and additional needs.
  5. Working as part of a multi-agency team.
  6. Delivering INSET.
  7. Record keeping and report writing.



  1. Sound knowledge of the theoretical framework relating to children with hearing impairment and of current research in this area.
  2. Knowledge of the range of technological aids for use by children with hearing needs.
  3. A knowledge of up-to-date teaching methods for HI pupils.
  4. Up to date knowledge of equipment required for the inclusion of HI pupils.
  5. A knowledge of language modification.
  6. Good knowledge of the EYFS to KS2 Curriculum.
  7. Knowledge of Safeguarding Procedures.


Skills & Abilities:

  1. Ability to communicate a range of teaching strategies suitable for HI pupils to Mainstream Teachers.
  2. Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of Professionals.
  3. Good written and oral skills.
  4. Good time management skills.
  5. A clear understanding of current Special Educational Needs legislation and its relevance to the LA, schools, settings, parents, children and other professionals.
  6. ICT Skills: Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.


Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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Job Ref: Bromley RQ799156
Interim Teacher of the Deaf - Education
Client Category: Local Authority

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