Qualified Teacher of the Deaf

Paradigm Trust

  • Teaching Staff Pay Scales points 1 - 9 (National) £36,745 - £56,959 FTE (plus SEN2 allowance of £3,774 per annum)
  • Poplar / London
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Qualified Teacher of the Deaf, Culloden Primary School 

Permanent contract

Teaching Staff Pay Scales points 1 – 9 (National) £36,745 – £56,959 FTE

(plus SEN2 allowance of £3,774 per annum)

A recruitment and retention allowance of up to 10% will be considered

Paradigm Trust is looking to appoint an inspirational and highly motivated Qualified Teacher of the Deaf into the team at Culloden Primary School.

The Trust

When you join Paradigm, you’ll be joining a Trust that is committed to developing and sustaining great schools to make the biggest difference for pupils. It’s a place where we work together, helping each other to make sure every child can reach their potential.

We are only able to do this through the hard work of our staff, and so we value them accordingly. At Paradigm you’ll be supported with your career goals, with ongoing professional development and numerous opportunities to progress on your career path. Staff health is extremely important to us, and as part of Paradigm you’ll enjoy a range of benefits that are designed to support your wellbeing, as well as a highly competitive rewards package.

If you have a passion to make a difference, we would love to hear from you.

The Position

The successful applicant will contribute to effective teaching and learning for deaf and hearing impaired pupils, to ensure they develop effective communication skills and achieve good academic outcomes. We have a total communication policy and aim to include pupils in all aspects of the curriculum and the life of the school. This will be a demanding, varied, highly challenging and rewarding role that will provide an excellent career opportunity for an exceptional individual. 

The successful applicant will report to the SENCo and the Assistant Principal for Inclusion. 

What you will offer

The successful applicant will:

  • be a Qualified Teacher of the Deaf 
  • Minimum Level 1 BSL
  • have a sound understanding of the impact of hearing impairment on learning and how to plan and differentiate to account for this
  • have a commitment to collaborative working
  • have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • promote effective, inclusive education for deaf pupils

What we will offer

You will be joining a friendly and engaging workplace with benefits including:

  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS)
  • A strong commitment to professional development 
  • We strive to be a family friendly employer
  • Employee counselling service
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • CPD opportunities
  • Support from SLT 
  • Working collaboratively with other QToDs
  • Allocated management time
  • Relocation expenses (if qualifying criteria met)

If you would like to have a conversation with the Principal regarding this vacancy, this can be arranged by contacting Tahreena Ward, Principal on 020 7364 1010

As a Trust, we are committed to reducing unnecessary workload and are outcomes-driven; flexible working options can be accommodated.  

All applicants must have due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and this will be assessed as part of the recruitment and selection process.  If you are successful you will be required to comply with the Trust’s safeguarding policies and procedures. 

An Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service will be required for all posts. All completed applications must be submitted by the closing date and time detailed above.

Closing date: Monday 15th July at 9am

Interview date: TBC 

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