Teacher of Music - Linden Lodge School
Teachers Pay Scale (Inner London Pay Scale) + SEN1 point (An additional SEN point is available to applicants with the Mandatory Qualification in Vision Impairment/Hearing Impairment/multisensory impairment)
Hours: Full Time or 0.8FTE
Required: September 2019
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 skilled and highly motivated team as a Teacher of Music has become available.
This is an exciting time to join the school. In our most recent OFSTED, Leadership and Management was judged “outstanding” (January 2019) where “leaders’ expert knowledge and steadfast commitment to children have inspired them to continue their own professional journeys”. We have an impressive three acre campus in Wimbledon offering fabulous indoor and outdoor innovative facilities to support teaching and learning.
Our ideal candidate will be an innovative and motivated music teacher with experience of working with children and/or young people with special educational needs and ideally, a visual impairment. This post would suit an outstanding music teacher who would like to develop their skills in this field and to work with pupil’s and staff to provide engaging, experimental music sessions.
We are looking for a music teacher who:
• Can plan individually for pupils to meet a diverse range of needs from PMLD to gifted and talented pupils pursuing instrument studies up to Grade 8.
• Is able to demonstrate reflective practice to improve quality of teaching
• Is passionate about music and its contribution to developments and outcomes
• Works collaboratively and flexibly to meet the needs of the pupils.
We can offer you:
• High quality teaching and learning opportunities
• Access to training both in-house and externally
• Small classes with high staff ratio.
• The opportunity to train as a qualified teacher of the visually impaired/multi-sensory impaired
• 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 aspirations.
School Tour: We would like all applicants to visit the school before applying. Please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Louise Greenwood, to arrange a suitable date and time either by calling 020 8788 0107 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com.
Closing Date: 13 June 2019 (at noon)
Shortlisting: 14 June 2019
Interviews: 19 June 2019
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,
Tel: 020 8788 0107
Headteacher: Deborah Rix
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils