Teacher of the Deaf – St Augustine’s CE High School

Date posted: 9th May 2023 Closing date: 17th May 2023 Borough: City of Westminster Position: Teacher of the Deaf
Interview Date: 24th May 2023 Salary: Inner London MPS/UPS, plus SEN allowance dependent on experience School: St Augustine’s CE High School

St Augustine's High School
St Augustine’s CE High School
Oxford Road, Kilburn, London, NW6 5SN
Phone: 020 7328 3434
Email: mail@stahigh.org

Teacher of the Deaf Full Time/Permanent Required September 2023 or sooner
Salary Scale: Inner London MPS/UPS, plus SEN allowance (dependent on experience)

We are looking for a dynamic and proactive Teacher of the Deaf to join our forward-thinking school. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching deaf students in small groups, and one-to -one work, supporting them in mainstream lessons. This is an exciting opportunity for either an experienced Teacher of the Deaf, or in training, to be part of a team working towards raising standards and developing the provision to become a centre of excellence for deaf students within Bi-borough and the wider community. Applications will also be considered from those currently undertaking the ToD mandatory qualification or those who are willing to commit to the two-year course to gain the qualification. (Course fees fully funded).

St. Augustine’s C.E. High School is an Outstanding medium sized mixed comprehensive school situated on the doorstep of central London, in Kilburn. The School’s moral purpose is to ensure that every student is ‘the best that they can be’ and our ethos and values are upheld throughout the entire school community. Students are actively encouraged to develop the attitudes and vision of the School ethos through their learning and sense of belonging to the School. We are fully inclusive and our dedicated staff are focused on quality and achievement whilst ensuring the happiness and well-being of our community.
In November 2022 the School was proud to be awarded Excellent in all categories of its Statutory Inspectorate of Anglican and Methodist Schools inspection (SIAMS). The School’s distinctive Christian vision is firmly established and promoted by the school community at all levels, enabling pupils and adults to flourish. The inspector commented:

‘The lives of pupils at St Augustine’s are transformed because they are nurtured and cherished by skilled, caring and insightful adults in the school. School leaders and staff, motivated by the school’s vision, go to exceptional lengths to ensure that pupils, particularly the most vulnerable have hopeful futures.’

‘The visionary work-related curriculum, driven by the school’s Christian vision, is instrumental in sowing aspiration and self-belief in pupils in this inner-city school, which serves a very deprived area.
Pupils achieve far beyond their expectations.’

We are a Silver awarded Trauma Informed school which means our approach to every child is with curiosity. We teach our students to regulate themselves and pride ourselves on our positive relationships with our students, connecting with them before we correct. Being a trauma informed practitioner is fundamental at St Augustine’s, as it underpins our ethos and values to ensure that every child can be the best they can be.

At St Augustine’s we believe there should be no barriers to a child’s future and society should and can, be a level playing field. Aspiring for this to be reality we promise to:

  • Emphasise high quality subject teaching, reinforced by excellent support for learning and intervention
  • Deliver inclusion services that assist personal development
  • Provide excellent pastoral care so no student goes unsupported
  • Continually develop strong leadership and have high levels of expertise in education.

We are passionate about the importance of academic, technical and vocational learning and our students have opportunities to participate in programmes with an impressive array of employer partners including PricewaterhouseCoopers, Lloyds, University of London, The Old Vic, Knight Frank and Tata Consultancy.

St Augustine’s CE High School has a strong ethos of collaboration and innovation. If you would relish the opportunity to work within a diverse and exciting teaching environment, with highly motivated students and a supportive leadership team, then St. Augustine’s would welcome your application.

Closing date: NOON 17th May 2023
Applications will be reviewed on receipt. Candidates may be interviewed before the closing date, and St Augustine’s CE High School reserves the right to close any job adverts early if a suitable appointment is made. Applications will only be accepted if submitted on our application form.

For further information and to download an application pack, please visit our school website
https://www.stahigh.org/our-school/vacancies/ and/or contact Ana Jimenez, Business Support Manager ajimenez@stahigh.org for further information.

St. Augustine’s C.E. High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to appropriate child protection screening including checks with previous employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service