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Early Years Specialist Vision Impairment
  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: HCC15326
  • Published: Tue 03/11/2020, 14:25 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 22/11/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 25 hours per week, Term Time Only
  • Salary: £19,698 - £27,741pa (pro rata for part-time), dependant on qualification and experience
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: County Hall, Hertford, Countywide, Hertfordshire

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Early Years Specialist Vision Impairment

Job Title: Early Years Specialist Vision Impairment
Location: Main Base: Hertford must be able to travel Countywide
Salary Range: £19,698 - £27,741pa (pro rata for part-time), dependant on qualification and experience

Hours: 25 per week - Term Time Only
Contract: Permanent

Job Duties:

Integrated Services for Learning is part of Hertfordshire County Council’s Children's Services. It is a multi-disciplinary service comprising of Specialist Advisory Teachers, Educational Psychologists, Specialist Support Staff, Statutory SEN Services and Educational Support Centres.

Our teams work with babies, children and young people with a range of needs including autism and other communication difficulties, sensory and physical impairments and specific learning difficulties.

We currently have an opportunity for an Early Years Specialist within the Vision Impairment Team, SEND Specialist Advice and Support Service. You will plan and deliver support to early years children who have vision impairment (VI). This will involve working with babies and children, and their Parents/Carers, in their homes, Early Years settings and schools countywide.

You need experience of working with children and young people with special educational needs and/or a disability. You may already hold the RNIB/VIEW Partners in Learning Advanced Certificate. If you do not hold the certificate you will be expected to obtain this within two years

You will need to be flexible and have excellent interpersonal skills. We offer a supportive working environment, specialist training and a lease car may be available.

Closing Date: Sunday 22nd November 2020
Interview Date: week commencing Monday 30th November 2020. To be held virtually via MS Teams

For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Sharon Hill, Lead Teacher for Vision Impairment via email or telephone 01992 588187.