Teacher of Visually Impaired, Wandsworth

Closing date:

Linden Lodge SchoolWandsworth

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale (Inner London Pay Scale) + SEN point
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Linden Lodge School is a leading provider of education for visually-impaired children and young people aged 2 – 19 years. We are constantly building and growing our provision and an opportunity to join our skilled and highly motivated team as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired has become available.

This is an exciting time to join the school. In our most recent OFSTED, Leadership and Management was judged “outstanding” (January 2019) where “leaders’ expert knowledge and steadfast commitment to children have inspired them to continue their own professional journeys”. We have an impressive three acre campus in Wimbledon offering fabulous indoor and outdoor innovative facilities to support teaching and learning. 

The postholder will be based within our Minerva Centre with visually impaired students who are working towards a range of nationally recognised qualifications including GCSE’s and BTEC courses. We are looking for an outstanding teachers to provide high quality, challenging and differentiated educational programmes to enable our pupils to achieve their full potential.

This role would be particularly suitable for someone who is able to undertake a role as a Maths/Science Coordinator for which, a TLR allowance may be available for the right candidate.

We can offer you:

• High quality teaching and learning opportunities

• Access to training both in-house and externally

• Small classes with high staff ratio.

• The opportunity to train as a qualified teacher of the visually impaired/multi-sensory impaired

• A staff wellbeing programme which includes:

o Employee Assistance programme

o Free local gym membership

o End of term staff awards

o Weekly art and Pilates classes

Linden Lodge School is a very special place to work and staff wellbeing and career progression is very important to us. In addition to our Staff wellbeing programme you will be provided with tailored in-house and external training appropriate to your needs and aspirations.

School Tour: We would like applicants to visit the school before applying. Please contact the Headteacher’s PA to arrange a suitable date and time either by calling 020 8788 0107 or e-mailing head@lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk 

Completed applications should be emailed to: hradministrator@lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk. 

You can also download an application and details from the school website http://www.lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk/75/staff-vacancies/cat/7/linden-lodge-school 

Closing Date for all applications: 17th October 2019

Shortlisting: 18th October 2019

Interview Date: Week commencing 28th October 2019

Linden Lodge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, an enhanced DBS will be required.

CVs are not accepted.

More about Linden Lodge School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 61 Princes Way, Wimbledon Park, London, SW19 6JB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8788 0107
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