Class Teacher - ASD

Linden Lodge School, London, SW19 6JB

Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    Required: January 2023

  • Closing date

    4 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Teachers Main/Upper Scale (Inner London) + SEN Allowance (depending on mandatory qualification)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Experience teaching students with ASD would be an advantage.

The Class Teacher will be expected to:

  • Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
  • Promote good progress and outcomes
  • Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge
  • Plan and teach well-structured lessons
  • Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils
  • Make accurate and productive use of assessment through Engagement Model, Routes for Learning and use of Earwig
  • Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment
  • Fulfil wider professional responsibilities as required

Experience teaching students with ASD would be an advantage.

What the school offers its staff

What can we offer you as a teacher?

  • A school which values you as a professional
  • Curriculum pathways designed around the holistic needs of the pupils in each department
  • Clear system for short and medium term planning
  • Excellent opportunities for CPD
  • Staff Health and Wellbeing programme
  • A warm positive working environment where everyone is valued

Opportunity to train as a qualified teacher of the visually

Further details about the role

An innovative, enthusiastic and inspirational Class Teacher is required to work within our ASD class. The students within the class have a combination of ASD, visual and/or other sensory needs. The postholder will have responsibility for a class of students and will be expected to provide a holistic education ensuring that the needs of each individual pupil are met in accordance with the aims of the SEND setting. This will involve ongoing and close liaison with parents/carers, colleagues, therapists and other professionals within the school.

Please Note: Candidates are not required to possess a QTVI qualification on appointment. However, Teachers at Linden Lodge School are required to undertake the mandatory qualification in the Teaching of Children with Visual Impairment if they do not already possess this.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy in advance of the closing date if there is a good level of response. We recommend applicants submit applications as early as possible. We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

CVs are not accepted.

Commitment to safeguarding

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.

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About Linden Lodge School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
140 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

Specialist provision for students with Hearing and Visual Impairments

School location

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