Qualified Teacher of the Deaf

  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Salary: Teachers MS (1-6) £30,000 - £41,333 /UPS (1-3) £43,266 - £46,525 + SEN allowance (1-2) £2539 - £5009
  • Location: Professional Development Centre, Magdalen House
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 32.50 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 14/02/2024 at 23:59
  • Reference: EE/24/269543

Permanent role - starting date 1/09/2024

Sefton Inclusion Support Services are looking to appoint an enthusiastic qualified/ soon to be Qualified Teacher of the Deaf to join the well- established committed Hearing Needs Team in Sefton.  The team works across the authority within the home, pre-school, school, and college settings supporting the educational, social, and emotional needs of deaf children and young people from 0-25.

We are seeking candidates that are committed to:

  • facilitating the inclusion of children and young people who have hearing needs in a range of educational settings – nursery, mainstream and special - providing advisory and / or teaching support as required.
  • having high expectations of children and young people with hearing needs
  • Improving outcomes for children and young people with hearing needs from 0 -19 (25 with EHCP).
  • empowering those working with children and young people with hearing needs through support, advice, and training.
  • To providing family centred support for all children and young people on caseload.

For further information please contact Louise Veney (Lead Practitioner for The Hearing Needs Team) – louise.veney@sefton.gov.uk

Sefton Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adult.

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

Equal Opportunities


Sefton Council strives to ensure that our workforce is inclusive and representative of our communities. A diverse workforce is important to us, our staff bring with them a wide range of experiences, views, ideas, and innovations, and we are committed to providing an environment that recognises, respects, and values everybody’s identity, where individual differences are strengths and where everyone can thrive and maximise their potential. We are always open to learning and growing as an organisation, and we welcome new ideas and initiatives that promote equality, diversity and inclusion.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer; all candidates will receive equal treatment. Our decision to appoint will be based upon whether an individual’s skills, experience, qualifications, and abilities make them the most suitable candidate for the role.


Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

If you are currently in care or have previously been in care, we provide a guaranteed interview scheme for care experienced people if you meet the essential requirements for the role.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).

Please fully complete the online application form.

This vacancy is now closed