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SEN Teaching Assistants - Linden Lodge School

The Role

SEN Teaching Assistants
Salary: £21, 612 per annum (pro-rata) (Actual Salary dependent upon hours)
Hours: Full and Part Time Hours will be considered 
Working Pattern: Term Time Only (39 weeks)
Required: ASAP

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 opportunities to join our highly motivated and skilled team as a Teaching Assistant have 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 in a small team of colleagues committed to providing high quality support and education to the children and young people within the residential unit.

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
  • The opportunity to undertake recognised qualifications such as NVQ Level 3 Qualification
  • A positive and supportive team within Richley House
  • 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.

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

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

Closing Date: 02 February 2020 (at noon)
Shortlisting: Week commencing 03 February 2020
Interviews: Week commencing 10 February 2020

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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