4 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 April 2023

  • Closing date

    31 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 December 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

plus an SEN 2 allowance for a fully qualified ToD

What skills and experience we're looking for

A subject specialism in one or more of the core subjects would be beneficial, although Teachers of the Deaf with other skill sets and experience, including primary, are encouraged to apply.

A minimum of BSL Level 2 (or equivalent native use) is required, with higher levels of BSL being desirable. The successful candidate will receive a comprehensive training and induction package to support them in the role and further develop their professional expertise.

We are looking for teachers who bring enthusiasm and innovation to the role and will enjoy working in a collaborative way to develop a leading service with excellent practice and high-quality outcomes for the CYP who are admitted to Corner House. They will be required to create schemes of work and deliver lessons for children and young people with complex needs, supporting subject specialist teachers to devise and adapt their lessons, and supporting young d/Deaf people in the main classroom. In addition to the role, they will work with a range of external and hospital-based professionals to build an effective support model for the students during their admission and post-discharge. They will also be part of the wider hospital and community teaching team and will work with colleagues and young people from across the service. All our teachers and HLTA’s have the opportunity to teach across the hospital sectors.

What the school offers its staff

The Wandsworth Hospital and Home Tuition Service (HHTS) has an exciting opportunity for two Teachers of the Deaf to join our creative, supportive, and enthusiastic team of hospital schoolteachers across St George’s Hospital and Springfield Hospital. The Teachers of the Deaf will primarily work with students from Corner House ward, the highly specialist inpatient provision for Deaf children and young people, alongside our other Teachers of the Deaf and specialist HLTA’s.

HHTS is a Hospital School and Medical Pupil Referral Unit that provides education for a diverse range of students aged 5-18 who are experiencing a severe or chronic illness and/or have mental health issues.

HHTS encompasses St. George’s Hospital, CAMHS School at Springfield Hospital (incorporating Aquarius, Wisteria and Corner House wards), a range of Community Education programmes and Mental Health Outreach. Within Corner House ward, the National Deaf CAMHS inpatient unit, where we provide small group teaching to the Deaf learners in our care across the age ranges over two well designed classrooms.

Our students have the opportunity to make accelerated progress through personalised learning programmes delivered in small groups or in one-to-one tuition. Staff and students build positive nurturing relationships, which enable students to grow in confidence, self-acceptance and compassion for all.

The school was graded 'Outstanding' once again in the 2018/2019 inspection and is situated a short walking distance from Tooting Bec Underground station with excellent transport links.

Visits to the school are welcomed and recommended where possible.

Please contact the school if you have any queries, Telephone: 020 3513 6103 or email: admin@hhts.wandsworth.sch.uk.


Further details about the role

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below or from the Wandsworth Council website https://jobs.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk/

Alternatively, to apply, please visit our website https://www.hhts.wandsworth.sch.uk/about-us/vacancies

Completed application should be returned to the school by email - admin@hhts.wandsworth.sch.uk

Closing date: 31 January 2023 (at noon)

Interviews: Week commencing 07 February 2023

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and CVs are not accepted.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to admin@hhts.wandsworth.sch.uk

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About Wandsworth Hospital and Home Tuition Service

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 18
School size
0 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 18
Phone number
0203 513 6103

Wandsworth Hospital and Home Tuition Service

Arranging a visit to Wandsworth Hospital and Home Tuition Service

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@hhts.wandsworth.sch.uk.

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