The role

About Southwark:

Southwark is a large, ambitious and progressive council with a ‘can do’ attitude and enviable reputation. As a Council, we are successful, passionate and forward-thinking. We are committed to our ‘Fairer Futures for All’ promise which ensures that our residents and businesses are central to everything we do. If you want to make a difference at a local level, apply to Southwark Council today.

The role:

We are looking for a qualified Teacher of the Deaf (QToD) to join the Sensory Team within Southwark. The team outreach to all of the Southwark schools and settings, and support birth to five cases in homes and nurseries. The team provides excellent practice in provision to the pupils, mainstream teachers/support staff, special schools and other professionals including education and health, and children’s families is essential.

About you:

The role of QToD requires a highly skilled practitioner, working within the Sensory Team. You will be expected to collaborate with the Lead Teacher for the Deaf. You must be able to work collaboratively and effectively as part of a team. You should be a qualified teacher of the deaf and be experienced in working with the full 0 – 25 age range across all ability levels. An ability to work independently and with high levels of efficiency and self-organisation is essential.

Additional information:

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for this role.

If you are interested in this role and have any further queries, please contact Susan King O'Neill on 07956766333 or email susan.kingo' 

Recruitment timetable

Closing date: Wednesday 30th November 2022 at 23:59
Interview date: Wednesday 7th December 2022

We are an organisation who is passionate about our people and understands that richness of diversity is a requirement to provide the best possible services to our communities. This is demonstrated through our council-wide ambitious commitment to tackle racial inequality in our communities and workforce through our Southwark Stands Together programme. We particularly welcome applications from members of the Black, Asian and ethnic minority communities to increase representation at senior management level in the Council.