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Teacher of the Blind - Newham, East London

Teacher of the Blind - Newham, East London

Teacher of the Blind - Newham

Remedy Education are currently recruiting for a Teacher of the Blind to join one of their schools support blind children.

The role will be school based paying between £150-220 depending on experience.

The following are necessary qualities for the right candidate.

  • Be a qualified teacher of vision impairment and oversee pupils who require braille to access learning
  • To lead on demonstrating, modelling and supporting schools and settings with the assessment of children and young people with visual impairment
  • To advise on the effectiveness of, and when necessary justify the use of, specialised techniques and materials
  • To provide support to schools and setting in the planning of learning and so that pupils access knowledge and skills identified an appropriate curriculum
  • To assess and influence the development and direction of the work undertaken by other teachers, TAs and other support staff
  • To liaise with the mobility and independence officer to contribute to their efficient deployment
  • To oversee adaptation of learning materials
  • To plan and deliver training including training in the use of specialised programmes and equipment
  • To advice and support schools with preparation for, and support with transitions
  • To actively maintain and develop up to date knowledge and skill in the field
  • To attend support and supervision meetings, training days and other in-service activities