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SEND Lead Teacher – Academic Pathway - Linden Lodge School

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

The Role

Teachers Pay Scale (Inner London Pay Scale) with a TLR + SEN1 point (An additional SEN point is available to applicants with recognised Mandatory Qualifications)
Full Time
Required ASAP
Linden Lodge School is a leading provider of education for visually-impaired children and young people aged 2 – 19 years. As the Lead Teacher for the academic pathway, you will be an inspirational and outstanding teacher who promotes the highest levels of achievement for pupils following the National Curriculum working towards GCSE / BTEC qualifications.
The successful candidate needs to be an outstanding secondary teacher with experience of teaching pupils with SEN. You will lead on improving pedagogy and practice within the secondary subject-based curriculum. The prospective candidate should have experience of the National Curriculum and adapting it to meet the individual needs of pupils.
Using your enthusiasm and expertise you will work closely with subject specialists to lead develop and monitor the academic curriculum so as to maximise the achievement of students and ensure that they have access to a rich and fully accessible National Curriculum. You will also be responsible for planning Individual Provision Maps and building mainstream links to enable pupils to access a broader curriculum offer.
The successful candidate needs to be able to confidently and demonstrate our ability to meet the needs of our higher ability pupils and to do so through an innovative and impactful secondary subject based curriculum. The role of the Lead Teacher is crucial in developing the ethos of achievement within the Academic Curriculum, in harmony with the aims and ethos of the whole school.
The successful candidate must hold a qualification in Sensory impairment i.e. Vision impairment/Multi-sensory impairment/Hearing-impairment OR be willing to undertake the Mandatory qualification.
Reasons to Join Us:
• We provide a range of professional development opportunities including Coaching and Mentoring
• We have a well established Staff wellbeing programme including free gym membership and after school staff clubs
• We offer a range of Career pathways and access to a highly specialist diverse community of professionals to enrich your partnership working
• We support teachers through the Mandatory training in VI, HI or MSI
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 like all applicants to visit the school before applying. Please contact the Headteacher’s PA, 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 March 2020 (at noon)
Interview Date: Week commencing 09 March 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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