By the end of this talk:
My journey so far….
Aspects of the role
Additional signposts for your journey.
Teacher of the Deaf – here?
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Local Authority Teacher of Hearing Impaired Children –
Post graduate Diploma in Special Education (HI)
Primary Teaching – mainstream 3 – 11 year olds
Postgraduate Certificate in Education
Biological Sciences Degree
Teacher of the Deaf – how come?
Rutland and Melton Mowbray
Teacher of the Deaf – where?
Setting – school
Audiologist – SLT
Teacher of the Deaf – success built on
Teacher of the Deaf:
maths literacy Personal independence
Minimise the impact of deafness:
On language development
On access to learning
On life chances
Teacher of the Deaf – SEND Specialist Teacher
Day to day challenges
Teacher of the Deaf – rewards
Qualified teacher status
2 years post qualifying experience – wide
Either secure a job as a ToD with agreed
Or self-fund Diploma or Masters in Deaf
Teacher of the Deaf – hints and tips
Department for Education - teaching routes
National Association of Special Educational Needs
www.gov.uk - specialist teachers
Signature - British-Sign-Language qualifications
British Association of Teachers Of the Deaf (BATOD) –
National Sensory Impairment Partnership - NatSIP
National Deaf Children's Society – NDCS its free to join!
Aiming for a Teacher of the Deaf ? – resources