Mobility and Orientation Officer, New College Worcester, Worcester

New College Worcester (NCW)

NCW is a nationally and internationally regarded non-maintained special school, devoted to the education of vision impaired young people aged 11 – 19.  NCW has a Good OFSTED report.

Mobility and Orientation Officer (Ref: AS167/0421)

Salary: Scale 6:  SCP 18 – 22; £24,982 – £27,041.
Hours: Full Time – 37 hours, term time only.
Pro rata salary:  £20,910 – £22,633 for term time only.

We are seeking an experienced and inspirational person to deliver Mobility and Orientation instruction to our students.

The successful candidate will have a track record of engaging with young people, colleagues, parents and other professionals to create a caring and supportive environment in which young people with a vision impairment can develop their independent travel skills and participate in their communities.

NCW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is conditional on verified references, medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check and Registration, and a six-month probationary period.  NCW is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Full details can be found on our website www.ncw.co.uk.  If you would like an informal discussion or to arrange a visit, please contact swood@ncw.co.uk.

All applications to be returned to swood@ncw.co.uk.  Candidates must complete an NCW application form, CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications:  Friday 23 April 2021
Interviews on: Tuesday 4 May 2021

All applicants will receive confirmation by email that their application form has been received, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted after the closing date.