Our Benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About the role

Sensory Support Team 0-25yrs Cambridgeshire

Lead Teacher of the Vision Impaired 1.0FTE

“The balance of management and caseload allows for breadth and variety; no days are ever the same! This role combines the Team overview and opportunities to contribute at this level, with a range of individual involvements with colleagues, parents, children. It’s a rewarding mix and a thoroughly enjoyable responsibility.”

“Being the Lead Teacher in the Cambridgeshire Sensory Team has been a hugely fulfilling role. Colleagues are dedicated, proactive and friendly. I’ve enjoyed unstinting support and camaraderie from the Senior Team”.

Can you inspire? Can you be a driving force for positive change? Do you have the passion and drive to be part of the strategic management team for Sensory Support?

If you believe you can make a positive difference to the lives of children and young people who are Vision Impaired, and their families, apply for this vacancy.

We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic and inspiring people to join our team. You will need to be prepared to learn new skills, working both independently and with colleagues in the Sensory Support Team, as well as mainstream school staff. You will be part of the Senior Management Team within Sensory Support and unless you already hold the mandatory qualification for working with Vision Impaired children/young people you will need to be prepared to undertake a two year part time course (all fees paid).

If you feel passionate about the possibilities that this role can offer, and the opportunities to learn new skills, then we want to hear from you. For an informal discussion or to find out more, please contact Sibel Djemal on 07880 053496 or sibel.djemal@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

As part of the interview process you will be asked to deliver a 20 minute session on developing a new strategy based on data to be provided two weeks prior to the interview.

Your new salary will be on Teachers Main/Upper Pay Range

plus SEN1/2 (depending on qualifications) £2,384

plus TLR 2.2 £5,158

(Figures are approximate)

Closing Date:

Midnight Sunday 16th April 2023

Short listing date:

Monday 17th April 2023

Interview date:

Weds 3rd & Thursday 4th May 2023 in person.


About you

Can you inspire? Can you be a driving force for positive change? Do you have the passion and drive to be part of the strategic management team for Sensory Support?

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities.

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion. 


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