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Music Therapist/Creative and Therapeutic Arts Coordinator (Maternity Cover) - Linden Lodge School

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

The Role

Full Time Hours 
Working Pattern: 52 Weeks per Year
Required: April 2020
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 an opportunity to join our highly motivated and skilled team as a Music Therapist/Creative and Therapeutic Arts Coordinator become available to cover a maternity leave.
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 in a small team of colleagues committed to providing high quality support and education to the children and young people within the school.
The postholder will need to be HCPC registered and have a broad base of experience working with children and young people presenting with complex developmental/physical/emotional needs. In addition, the postholder will be comfortable leading and managing a team and have a broad understanding of the role of the creative and therapeutic arts team within a school such as Linden Lodge.
We have an impressive three acre campus in Wimbledon offering fabulous indoor and outdoor innovative facilities to support teaching and learning.
Please Note, this post is a Maternity Cover and will last up to 12 months.
We can offer you:
• Personalised induction programme
• A positive and supportive team
• 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.
School Tour: We would encourage applicants to visit the school before applying. Please contact the Office Manager, Jackie Nolan, to arrange a suitable date and time on 0208 7880107 or head@lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk
An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below. Alternatively these details can be found from the school website http://www.lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk/75/staff-vacancies/cat/7/linden-lodge-school
Completed applications should be emailed to: hradministrator@lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk
Closing Date for all applications: 3rd March 2020
Shortlisting: Week commencing 4th March 2020
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.
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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