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Specialist Teaching Assistant - Vision Support
  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: CF&E/22/207295
  • Published: Fri 05/08/2022, 16:57 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 10/08/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £22,571 - £24,920
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Wirral, Merseyside

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Specialist Teaching Assistant - Vision Support

An opportunity has arisen for a  full time teaching assistant to work with the visually impaired children based on the Wirral from September 1st 2022 or earlier if possible.

About the role:

You will work with teachers to support the learning and education progress of child and young people with visual impairments, with the aim of narrowing any attainment gap they have with their fully sighted peers at home or on entry to school. 
You will provude assistance to so that they can access the curriculum, participate in learning, experience a sense of ahcievement and develop independence in learning and other aspects of school life. The candidate would be expected to travel independently to a variety of locations in the authority. The post will involve opportunities to work with children in all of the key stages and settings. The use of technology is key to the role and skills in this area must be demonstrably high.

For more information please contact Peter Davies on: petedavies1@wirral.gov.uk