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Teaching Assistant

Linden Lodge SchoolWandsworth

Salary: Scale 1C point 2 (Actual Salary dependent upon hours)

Hours: Full and Part Time Hours will be considered

Working Pattern: Term Time Only (39 weeks)

Required: ASAP

Can you help a young person with a sensory impairment reach their potential?

An opportunity to join our highly motivated and skilled team as a Teaching Assistant has become available.

This is an opportunity for someone who is passionate about transforming young peoples’ lives, promoting independence and has a desire to develop their career in a Special School setting. You'll be working within an experienced team of colleagues committed to providing high quality support and education to the children and young people across the school.

Linden Lodge School is a leading provider of education for visually-impaired children and young people aged 2 – 19 years. We have an impressive three acre campus in Wimbledon offering fabulous indoor and outdoor innovative facilities to support teaching and learning. 

We are looking for Teaching Assistants who are able to fulfil the following roles:

Teaching Assistant for pupils with complex medical needs and PMLD: This role includes supporting learning and developments programmes and personal care (Primary and Secondary).

Teaching Assistant – Primary: This role includes supporting learning and developments programmes and personal care across departments with students aged 5 – 11 years old

Teaching Assistant – Secondary VI/Curriculum Support: This role includes supporting secondary aged visually impaired pupils to access the curriculum

Teaching Assistant – Braille and Vision Impairment: This role includes enabling Visually Impaired pupils to access the curriculum (Primary and Secondary)

Teaching Assistant – ASD: This role involves supporting pupils with ASD

You do not need to have previous experience as full training will be provided from our experienced team. You just need the drive and willingness to make a difference to the lives of the children and young people at the school.

We can offer you:

• Personalised induction programme

• A positive and supportive team within the school

• 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 interests.

Closing Date for all applications: 12th December 2021

Shortlisting: 13th December 2021

Interview Date: 15th December

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.

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