20 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    To start Easter or earlier if possible

  • Closing date

    16 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS Pay Scale 1-6 £34,502 - £44,756 (FTE) (SEN £2,384 – £4,703) Full Time preferable but Part Time considered

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful applicant will:

  • have a sound understanding of the impact of deafness and speech, language and communication needs on learning and how to assess, plan and differentiate to account for this;
  • have a commitment to collaborative working in developing an outward facing school;
  • have a good working knowledge of the schools progress data systems and a sound understanding in applying these to classroom pedagogy;
  • be an outstanding classroom practitioner
  • have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to promote effective, inclusive education;

What the school offers its staff

Oak Lodge is a mixed maintained regional day and residential school in the London Borough of Wandsworth. It is situated near to both Wandsworth and Clapham commons with good transport links. Parking is available on-site.

You will be part of an innovative team committed to developing language and literacy skills and to raising the achievements of all our pupils. Support will be given by a well-established Communication Team.


Further details about the role

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 Translanguaging 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.

An Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below. Alternatively, these can be downloaded from the school’s website: www.oaklodge.wandsworth.sch.uk.

Applications should be emailed to recruitment@oaklodge.wandsworth.sch.uk

Closing date: Thursday 16th February 2023

Interviews will be on Thursday 2nd March 2023

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.

Please note CVs are not accepted.

Oak Lodge School
101 Nightingale Lane,
London
SW12 8NA



Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@oaklodge.wandsworth.sch.uk

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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

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.

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