Jobs

Mary Hare is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure along with other relevant employment checks.

Mary Hare is a registered charity: 1048386

Mary Hare School

Mary Hare is a special school for deaf children. Because of the low incidence of profound deafness, our students come from all over the UK and further afield, so we have a boarding provision, which is set in beautiful grounds next to Snelsmore Common, a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest. The school has a team of fully qualified care staff to look after the children in residence. Benefits of working at Mary Hare include small teaching groups, pupils who value help and support and a close and supportive teaching staff.

Mary Hare educates 250 profoundly deaf children and we pride ourselves on our excellent achievements at both GCSE and A Level (pass rate 97% grades A-E). We offer the opportunity to teach highly motivated children, in small classes, where you can make a real difference at this national centre of excellence for deaf education. No knowledge of sign language is required, as we follow an auditory/oral philosophy.

Applications for teaching roles are welcomed from both teachers of the deaf and teachers of hearing children who would be interested in this unique opportunity to teach deaf children. Teachers without a formal qualification to teach deaf children would be required to qualify through in-service training within three years of appointment. SEN point 2 would be awarded on completion of this training. The opportunity to study for a Master’s Degree is available. Funding for these courses will be borne fully by the school.

Application forms are available using the links below. Please scroll down to access all forms and job descriptions.

Sales and Marketing Officer - Arlington Arts Centre

Arlington Arts has an enviable reputation as one of the leading arts centres for live music in the UK. It has a broad programme of music, theatre, comedy and family entertainment, as well as strong customer base of corporate clients. All profits from Arlington Arts go Mary Hare, the National charity for young deaf people.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Sales and Marketing Officer, salary range NJC points 18-20 (£18,070-19,430

Core Duties:

  • box office administration including financial transactions
  • duty management of theatre and conference events
  • advertising, PR and online marketing

For an informal conversation about this role call Tony Trigwell-Jones on 01635 244231
All application forms should be sent to t.trigwell-jones@arlingtonarts.co.uk

All appointments are subject to a full DBS procedure

Closing date: 31st May 2017

Primary Class Teacher

Full-time • Maternity contract for up to 1 year from September 2017
We are committed to supporting our children to develop their speech and language skills and be able to access the full curriculum in small mixed ability classes.
We are looking for:
• a great communicator
• an experienced, innovative and energetic teacher who will bring fun and enthusiasm to the classroom
• a teacher who has excellent knowledge of the curriculum who can be creative
• a team player who enjoys working alongside Teaching Assistants and Speech and Language Therapists
• someone who is committed to ensuring that all children achieve good outcomes from their starting points.
Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact the school office to arrange a visit or for further details on 01635 573800.

Please return completed application forms to p.robinson@maryhare.org.uk
Closing date: noon, Monday 22 May 2017
Interview date: Wednesday 24 May 2017

Clerk to the Board of Governors

An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a highly motivated and efficient Clerk to the Board of Governors on a self-employed basis for immediate start. Mary Hare is a residential secondary school in Newbury, Berkshire, for academically able, hearing-impaired children and is the largest school for the deaf in the UK.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Strong administrative, IT and organisational abilities
  • A proactive approach and a clear communicator
  • A flexible approach with the ability to use initiative
  • A high degree of diplomacy, confidentiality and tact
  • An interest in education
  • The ability to travel to the meetings (an average of 18 per year)
  • The ability to maintain accurate minutes and list of Committee Membership at each meeting
  • The ability to prepare agendas and associates papers

The role does not include direct work with children, however you will be requried to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate.

The post:

  • 200 hours per year paid at an hourly rate of £13-15 per hour depending on experience
  • Average 18 meetings per year, board and committee at variable times
  • Home based with attendance at meetings

Closing date: 22nd May 2017    Please scroll down this page to find an application form and job description.

For further information contact Andria Thomas:  a.thomas@maryhare.org.uk

Speech and Language Therapist (Hearing Impairment)

NQT/Band 5 point 16-22 AFC depending on experience

Band 6 point 23 AFC

Mary Hare School for the deaf is a specialist school for the deaf in Newbury, Berkshire. We are seeking to appoint either a Band 5 or a Band 6 Speech and Language Therapist to join our well-established team on a full time, permanent contract starting in August 2017. This post is also open to NQT’s with a keen interest in deafness.

The post:

  • Full time, Term time only (37 weeks per year), 37 hours per week, worked over 4 days to include evening work up to 18:20pm.
  • Working in a multidisciplinary team with teachers of the deaf, audiologists, teaching assistants and a team of experienced speech and language therapists.
  • A varied caseload comprising of primary, secondary and post 16 pupils.
  • Opportunities for individual and group therapy as well as working within the classroom setting.
  • CPD opportunities such as attending a regular CEN and other relevant training courses.
  • Opportunities to deliver training workshops to Teachers of the Deaf, specialist teaching assistants and parents.

Closing date: Wednesday 24th May  2017                      
Interview date: Monday 19th June 2017

For further information contact Katherine Clements, Specialist SLT and Head of SLT Department:

01635 244 207                     
k.clements@maryhare.org.uk

Please send completed application forms to: Katherine Clements, Mary Hare school, Arlington Manor, Snelsmore Common, Newbury RG14 3BQ


TEACHER OF ENGLISH

REQUIRED FOR SEPTEMBER 2017

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to teach English at Mary Hare School for the Deaf. We require a highly motivated and well qualified Teacher of English to join our successful department and teach across the age range from 11-19. We are looking for someone with the energy, enthusiasm, commitment and creativity to help us continue to provide excellent education to deaf young people. The small group sizes at Mary Hare give our teachers the opportunity to make a real difference to the progress, achievement and life chances of our students. Within the English Faculty, and the school as a whole, our students attain exceptional outcomes. We are looking for a dynamic and inspirational teacher to join our very strong and supportive team.

The post carries with it one SEN point on appointment (£2064) and a second SEN point on successful completion of the mandatory qualification for teaching hearing impaired young people. 

Applications are welcomed from both qualified Teachers of the Deaf, and those with experience teaching hearing children, who would be interested in this unique opportunity. Teachers without a formal qualification to teach deaf children would be required to qualify through in-service training within three years of appointment. The opportunity to continue this study to Master’s Degree level is available.  Funding up to Post Graduate Diploma level will be borne fully by the school.

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the school prior to applying.  Please contact Jo Walsh, Head of English on j.walsh@maryhare.org.uk for further information and completed application forms should be returned to r.taylor@maryhare.org.uk

Closing Date: May 3rd

Interviews to be held during the week commencing May 8th

 

TEACHER OF MATHS

Potential TLR available for suitable candidate

 REQUIRED FOR AUGUST 2017

Mary Hare School requires a highly motivated, enthusiastic and well qualified Teacher of Mathematics to join a thriving department which achieves significantly higher than national average value added at GCSE and nearly 100%  A* to E A-level grades.

This challenging and rewarding post offers the opportunity to teach across the ability and age range from 11-18 with well-motivated pupils within excellent surroundings and facilities. The maths department has its own suite of rooms all fitted out with interactive digital screens with plenty of additional practical resources to make lessons enjoyable. In addition the school offers new teachers accommodation at very low cost during the first year of taking up a teaching appointment.

Salary is set within national guidelines plus SEN 1 point. The successful candidate would receive a further SEN point on the completion of their Teacher of the Deaf qualification.

Mary Hare is a residential secondary school for hearing-impaired children. The school follows an auditory/oral educational philosophy and so a knowledge and proficiency in sign language is not required. The school has a team of fully qualified care staff to look after the children in residence.  Benefits of working at Mary Hare include small teaching groups, pupils who value help and support and a close and supportive teaching staff.

Applications are welcomed from experienced and newly qualified teachers who would be interested in this unique opportunity to teach deaf children. Teachers without a formal qualification to teach deaf children would be required to qualify through in-service training within three years of appointment. The opportunity to study for a Masters Degree is also available. Funding for these courses will be borne fully by the school. 

Closing Date: May 3rd

Interviews to be held during the week commencing May 8th

Domestic Assistants

We require Domestic Assistants for an evening shift working term time only. The hours for this post are 17.30-20.30 Monday – Thursday, Friday 16.30 – 19.30.

Uniform is provided. Subject to shift start/end time transport may be available. Travel allowance is paid to staff using their own transport.

Hourly rate £7.70 .

For more information please contact Housekeeping on 01635 244217.

Child Care Staff

We need resourceful, caring and committed people in a variety of roles to work with teenage deaf children in their social time at this school for hearing impaired children. It would suit qualified and experienced care workers or those who are well educated, articulate, willing to train and be part of a whole school approach to care. We would prefer applicants to have a full clean driving licence.  Candidates do not need to have experience of deafness or sign language as we communicate through spoken English. However, an enjoyment of working with young people is essential.

Full Time Child Carestaff

With the addition of other allowances such as sleep ins, special school allowance, qualification allowance and living out allowance, actual salary would be estimated to be around £20,000-£21,500 paid in equal monthly installments.

The hours of work are shift work to include mornings, evenings, weekends and sleeping in duties when working.

For further information please contact Ruth Taylor on 01635 244275.

Completed application forms should be emailed to r.taylor@maryhare.org.uk