Teacher of Visually Impaired – 6th Form, Wandsworth

Closing date:

Linden Lodge SchoolWandsworth

Date posted:
Start date: January or April 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale (Inner London Pay Scale) + SEN1 point. A TLR is potentially available for the right candidate
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 opportunities to join our skilled and highly motivated team as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired have 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 6th Form with students who are working towards a range of nationally recognised accreditations such as ASDAN and ‘Personal Progress’. 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.

We are looking for an outstanding teacher who:

• Is experienced in delivering a post-16 curriculum

• Is creative and able to apply a range of SEN Teaching Strategies that are suitable for a diverse class group

• Is able to effectively plan differentiated lessons for a class group with a wide variety of individual learning requirements

Experience of teaching post-16 students with a Visual Impairment would be an advantage

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 encourage 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: 12th December 2019

Shortlisting: 13th December 2019

Interview Date: TBC

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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