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Class Teacher – Minerva Centre - Linden Lodge School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

Grade/Salary: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale – Inner London (£32,157 - £50,935) + SEN1 point (An additional SEN point is available to applicants with the Mandatory Qualification in Vision Impairment)

Hours: Full-Time

Required: ASAP

Linden Lodge is a specialist school for students with visual impairment based in Wimbledon.

We are seeking an outstanding, talented SEND Teacher or Mainstream Secondary Teacher to work in our Minerva centre for higher ability, visually impaired students; helping them to access the national curriculum and progress to independent, adult lives.

The students follow the national curriculum and work towards recognised qualifications such as GCSE’s. The teacher will be required to work as form tutor as well as having a specialist subject they can teach to GCSE/A-level.

What can we offer you as a teacher?

  • A school which values you as a professional
  • Curriculum pathways designed around the holistic needs of the pupils in each department
  • Time with the teaching assistants, therapists for planning, reflection, training, and professional discussions
  • Clear system for short and medium term planning
  • Clear assessment system which directly links to moderation, annual review, and summative assessment systems
  • Excellent opportunities for CPD
  • Staff Health and Wellbeing programme
  • A warm positive working environment where everyone is valued
  • Opportunity to train as a qualified teacher of the visually impaired

Please Note: Teachers at Linden Lodge School are required to undertake the mandatory qualification in the Teaching of Children with Visual Impairment if they do not already possess this qualification.

We can offer you:

  • Personalised induction programme
  • A positive and supportive team within the school
  • A staff wellbeing programme which includes:

  - Employee Assistance programme

  - Free local gym membership

  - End of term staff awards

  - Weekly art and Pilates classes

Linden Lodge School is a very special place to work, 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.

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below. 

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

You can also download an application and details from the school website https://www.lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk/vacancies

Closing Date: 10 May 2021 (at noon)     

Shortlisting: 11 May 2021                             

Interview Date: 17 May 2021                        

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.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy in advance of the closing date if there is a good level of response. We recommend applicants submit applications as early as possible.  We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please note, we do not accepts CVs.

Linden Lodge School

61, Princes Way,

Wimbledon Park,

SW19 6JB

Tel: 020 8788 0107

Headteacher: Deborah Rix


Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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