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Teacher of the Deaf - Wandsworth Sensory Support Service

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

The Role

Hours: Full-Time - 1FTE (0.8 FTE will also be considered).
Required: April 2020

Linden Lodge School and the Wandsworth Sensory Support Service is a leading provider of education for children and young people aged 2 – 19 years with a sensory impairment. We are constantly building and growing our provision and a rare opportunity has arisen within Wandsworth Hearing Support service for an outstanding practitioner to work as a Teacher of the Deaf within a secondary mainstream setting (The Rowan Hearing Support Centre in Southfields Academy).

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 specialist setting. You'll be working in a small team of colleagues committed to providing high quality lessons and support to children and young people with a hearing needs, who use spoken English to communicate.

This post is open to both experienced Teachers of the Deaf and class teachers with a proven track record of outstanding classroom practice, who have a passion and interest in meeting the needs of students who have a hearing loss.

Applicants who do not hold the mandatory qualification, must have completed their statutory induction period and be willing to undertake the part-time, two year teacher of the deaf training.

We can offer you:

• Personalised induction programme
• The opportunity to undertake a postgraduate qualification in Deaf Education
• A positive and supportive team with a high level of expertise
• 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

The Wandsworth Sensory Support Service is a creative and nurturing team to work in and staff wellbeing and career progression are 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.

Tour: We would encourage applicants to visit the provision before applying. Please contact Tim Meaden to arrange a suitable date and time by phone 0208 8740585/07739 611816 or by e-mail on meaden@wandsworthhis.org.uk 

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below or 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: 9th February 2020
Shortlisting: Week commencing 10th February 2020

Interview Date: Week commencing 10th 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.

Wandsworth Sensory Support Service
The Lodge,
Linden Lodge School,
61, Princes Way,
Wimbledon Park,
SW19 6JB
Tel: 020 8788 0107
Head of Service: Sabrina Djazoul


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