• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    12 May 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Will consider part-time, job share
Contract type

Job summary

Post: Class Teacher (Key Stage 1/2)
Hours: 0.4 (2 days)
Contract: Permanent
Start date: September 2021
Salary: MPS/UPS + SEN 1

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated class teacher to join our innovative and exciting bilingual school starting as early as possible in the Summer Term.

We would welcome applications from teachers with mainstream experience and qualified Teachers of the Deaf or Newly Qualified Teachers who have the following:
• Excellent teaching & class management skills
• Positive view of deaf children
• Good sign language skills (minimum BSL Level 3)
• Experience of curriculum management
• Secure knowledge of safeguarding procedures

We are committed to developing our sign bilingual practice and have high expectations of both pupils and staff. We employ deaf and hearing people in partnership to raise the achievement and outcomes of Deaf children.

We are committed to safeguarding children and any appointment is subject to satisfactory checks and references. The position will require an Enhanced DBS check including barred list check. The post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (as amended in 2013 & 2020). This means that applicants are not required to disclose details of any youth cautions or ‘protected’ criminal convictions, adult cautions or bind-overs they may have incurred.

The School’s safeguarding policy is included with the application pack and we ask you to read this before applying for the post.

We provide the following support and training:

Strong induction & professional development programme including leadership & management skills
British Sign Language training
Administrative support
Whole school staff development and training

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Special school
Education phase
School size
32 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children

Frank Barnes School is an inspirational and dynamic place to work. We are a hard working team of dedicated professionals ensuring that each of our pupils achieve to the best of their ability and has every chance to succeed.

Frank Barnes is an innovative and exciting sign bilingual school for profoundly Deaf Children with a national and international reputation as a centre of excellence in Deaf Education. We have recently been awarded Outstanding Status by Ofsted for the fourth consecutive inspection and have a commitment to high quality education as well as your professional development. We are a friendly, supportive school, based in Camden, a short walk from St Pancras International Station with good rail links across London and beyond. In 2015, the school moved to a state of the art building at King’s Cross and is co-located with a mainstream primary school.

We are committed to ensuring:

Every child develops a positive sense of their deaf identity and becomes a successful learner
BSL and English are taught to a high standard enabling our children to become fluent in both languages
Staff, parents and carers are fully involved in the life of the school.

As well as being recognised as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, we are a National Centre of Excellence, so can offer you unrivaled experience, training and career guidance and progression. The school offers outstanding facilities, excellent team spirit and the opportunity to learn and grow within your chosen field.

School location

4 Wollstonecraft Street, London, N1C 4BT

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