Multi Sensory Impairment Consultant Teacher

Reference number: 45126

Title: Multi Sensory Impairment Consultant Teacher

Location: Homeworking with travel to Barnet, London

Salary: Circa £40,500 per annum, pro rata (Inc. London Allowance)

Hours: Up to 37.5 hours per week

Closing date: Sunday 25 April 2021

Interview date: Tuesday 4 May 2021

Contract type: Fixed Term

Job advert:

About the role

Sense has an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Specialist Services for Children and Young People team as a Multi Sensory Impairment Consultant Teacher. This role would be suitable for MSI Teachers, as well as Visual Impairment and Hearing Impairment Teachers with experience supporting children and young people who are deafblind/multi-sensory impaired

This role can either be home based, or based at our centre in Barnet. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week, on a fixed term maternity cover contract for 12-months. Part time hours will be considered for the right candidate.

As our Multi Sensory Impairment Consultant Teacher, you will be responsible for supporting children and young people who are deafblind and their families in a range of settings.  You will undertake assessment and offer advice to identify educational needs, provide necessary support to meet those needs; this may include working in conjunction with other professionals from education, health, social care and other voluntary agencies. Work will be carried out both in person and virtually.

A full UK driving licence is an essential requirement for this role.

Key skills and experience

  • Qualified Teacher Status, with a qualification related to teaching children who are deafblind / multi-sensory impaired.
  • Proven experience of assessing and monitoring individual progress at pre-school and school level, maintaining clear and precise records of work.
  • Able to compile comprehensive reports at a variety of levels often relaying complex and sensitive information in an understandable format.

For a full job description and person specification please see the link below.

About us

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore all offers of employment, where appropriate, are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.

Please note, the internal job title for this role is MSI Consultant.


Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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