British Sign Language Teacher / Tutor, Wandsworth

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Oak Lodge SchoolWandsworth
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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Dependent on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

There are two posts available = 1.4 FTE.  39 weeks per year, term time only .

Oak Lodge is a mixed maintained regional special day and residential school in the London Borough of Wandsworth.  It is located near to Wandsworth, Clapham Common and Balham stations.  

Oak Lodge School provides education for pupils aged 10 to 19 from 32 local authorities. The provision is for students : 

• Who are D/deaf

• Who have speech, language and communication needs (SLCN)

(The term D/deaf is used throughout education and research to describe students who are Deaf (British Sign Language users) and deaf (who are hard of hearing and tend to communicate more orally).

Oak Lodge school follows a student-centred multi-modal approach to communication. You will have the opportunity to work in a vibrant and innovative learning community which promotes the highest standards and is at the forefront of special education. 

We are an inclusive school where every student and member of staff is valued highly. Pupils are enthusiastic and friendly and enjoy a varied academic and vocational curriculum.

As a BSL teacher you will have a varied but rewarding role within the School which will include: 

• Teaching students in small groups or 1:1 to develop their vocabulary, language and communication skills. 

• Liaising with other teaching staff, parents, therapy team and outside professionals.

• Observing and providing feedback on individual student’s progress.

These positions would be suitable for individuals who enjoy helping students achieve their full potential. The roles can be challenging at times but are also very rewarding.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointment subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For further information about this post please contact Judy Lamprecht (Head of Language) on 0208 673 3453 or email on   

More about Oak Lodge School
Address: 101 Nightingale Lane, London, SW12 8NA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8673 3453