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Teaching Assistant – Wandsworth Hearing Support Centres - Linden Lodge School

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

The Role

Full Time 
Term Time Only (39 weeks)
Required: ASAP

Wandsworth Sensory Support Service is a provider of education for deaf children and young people. We are constantly building and growing our provision and an opportunity to join our highly motivated and skilled team as a Teaching Assistant has become available.

This is an opportunity for someone who is passionate about transforming young peoples’ lives and has a desire to develop their career within a Specialist Resource provision within Mainstream schools (Primary and/or Secondary). 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 units.

The Willow Hearing Support Centre (based at Sellincourt Primary school) caters for deaf children of Early Years to the end of Key Stage 2. The Rowan Hearing Support Centre (based at Southfields Academy) caters for children and young people from Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 5. Within both centres, you will be working under the guidance and supervision of highly skilled Teachers of the Deaf and you will be providing specialist input to enable the children and young people within the centres to achieve their full potential.

Experience in a similar setting would be an advantage but training will be provided for the right candidate if required.

We can offer you:

• Personalised induction programme
• The opportunity to undertake recognised qualifications
• 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

The Wandsworth Sensory Support Service 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 centres before applying. Please contact Frankie Punzi, to arrange a suitable date and time on 0208 3945944 or punzi@wandsworthhis.org.uk

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

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

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

Closing Date for all applications: 19 January 2020 (at noon)
Shortlisting: 20 January 2020
Interview Date: Week commencing 20 January 2020

Linden Lodge School and Wandsworth Support Service 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.

Please note that CVs are not accepted.

Wandsworth Hearing Support Service
The Lodge
61 Princes Way
Wimbledon Park
SW19 6JB
Tel: 0208 3945944
Head of Service: Sabrina Djazoul


Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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