Ivy Learning Trust is a small, inclusive family of community schools based in North London and Hertfordshire.

We believe in a fair and just society. That is why we offer the very best education to all our children. In all our schools our learning culture creates reflective and resilient pupils who love, and take ownership of their learning.

We are committed to staff well-being and have made great strides in reducing teacher workload, such as through our innovative and highly acclaimed ‘fast feedback’ approach to marking.

This is your opportunity to join a Multi Academy Trust (MAT) that makes it easy for you to make a difference. ​

We offer a culture of care, excellent professional development and exciting career opportunities across the MAT.

Position: Teacher of the Deaf
  Brimsdown Primary School
Start Date: September 2019
Closing Date: 28th June 2019


Brimsdown School is a vibrant and successful three-form entry Primary School with a Nursery. We are culturally and socially diverse and have a strong inclusive ethos. We have purpose built specialist provision for up to 12 Deaf children where children are fully integrated into mainstream classes with specialist support provided by Teachers of the Deaf. Deaf Instructors and Communication Support Workers. We are looking for an excellent primary practitioner to join our skilled team with a total communication approach.


We are looking for a teacher who can offer:

Qualified Teacher status with at least 3 years’ experience in a Primary setting (2 years considered). A proven track record as a Good or Outstanding teacher.

Be a qualified Teacher of the Deaf or be prepared to train to gain a recognised qualification to teach deaf children (TOD).

Be passionate about inclusion, including that of Deaf children within our school community.

Has British Sign Language  level 1.

Establish working relationships with all members of the school community, including staff, families and children.

Develop effective links with a range of agencies to support pupils’ personalised learning.

Write focused and relevant Individual Education Plans.

Be flexible in work practices.

Work effectively independently and as part of a team and in partnership with the mainstream team.

Commitment to continuing professional development.

The Ivy Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please email hr@ivylearningtrust.org for an application form, job description and person specification