Communication and Language Lead

Oak Lodge School, London, SW12 8NA

This job expired on 30 July 2021 – see similar jobs

  • Application deadline

    30 July 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 July 2021

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS – UPS (depending on experience) + SEN Allowance

Communication and Language Lead job summary

Oak Lodge School is a mixed maintained regional day and residential school in the London Borough of Wandsworth.  

Oak Lodge School provides education for pupils aged 10 to 19 from 32 local authorities. The provision is for students: 

·         Who are D/deaf 

·         Who have speech, language and communication needs (SLCN)

(The term D/deaf is used throughout education and research to describe students who are Deaf (British Sign Language users) and deaf (who are hard of hearing and tend to communicate more orally). 

The school follows a student-centred multi-modal approach to communication. You will have the opportunity to work in a vibrant and innovative learning community which promotes the highest standards and is at the forefront of special education. 

We are an inclusive school where every student and member of staff is valued highly. Pupils are enthusiastic and friendly and enjoy a varied academic and vocational curriculum.  You will be part of an innovative team committed to developing language and literacy skills and to raising the achievements of all our pupils. 

The successful applicant will lead a team of Language and Communication specialists including literacy and language based subject teachers. 

You will be responsible for integrating and developing Communication / Language across the school supporting the development of English / literacy, BSL teaching, and language specialists. Working in conjunction with the Therapy Lead for the school in ensuring delivery by all teachers of the recommendations for speech, Language and communication as specified in pupils EHCP’s.  Responsible for the overall management of the development and promotion of communication and language development across the school. 

An Application Form and supported documents can be downloaded below. Alternatively, this can be downloaded from the school’s website: www.oaklodge.wandsworth.sch.uk. 

Completed applications should be emailed to: recruitment@oaklodge.wandsworth.sch.uk 

Closing date: 30th July 2021 
Interviews: TBA 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check. 


Oak Lodge School                                              
101 Nightingale Lane, London SW12 8NA 
Tel : 02086733453 
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About Oak Lodge School

School type
Special school, ages 10 to 19
School size
87 pupils enrolled
Age range
10 to 19
Contact phone number
020 8673 3453

 Oak Lodge School is a mixed maintained regional day and residential school in the London Borough of Wandsworth.  

School location

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