32.50 hours per week (Monday to Friday 8.45am to 3.45pm)
Term Time Only (39 weeks)
Linden Lodge School is a day and weekly residential special school for visually impaired children and young adults (2 - 19 yrs) many of whom are multi disabled with complex needs.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and caring Teaching assistant to support the learning and development of our pupils who have visual impairment together with physical and communication difficulties.
This role involves support in the classroom and includes physical work and personal care of pupils including for some medical interventions. You do not need to have previous experience as full training will be provided from our on-site Nursing team.
We are a happy continually developing special school for pupils 2-19years. We need staff with a caring responsible attitude, high expectations and the ability to work in a team.
We need candidates who have
- English and Maths Grade C or above or equivalent
- High expectations
- A positive and caring approach with previous experience of supporting children
We can offer you
A supportive team environment
The potential to develop new skills and qualifications
The opportunity to develop skills in SEN
A staff Health and Wellbeing programme
When we shortlist we will ask for proof of qualifications at interview. References will be requested during our shortlisting and therefore we ask applicants to let their referees know in advance and ensure the correct contact details are on the form
For further information and to apply please download an application and details from the Wandsworth Council website https://jobs.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk/
Or for any further details please contact at the school on the telephone number below.
Completed application should be returned to the school by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 9 December 2016 (at noon)
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
CVs are not accepted.
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Linden Lodge School
(Day & Boarding)
61, Princes Way,
Tel: 020 8788 0107
Principal: Roger A. Legate OBE