Teacher of the Deaf

Linden Lodge School, London


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £30,480 to £49,571

Job summary

Grade/Salary: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale + SEN1 Allowance (An additional SEN point will be awarded to teachers who hold the mandatory qualification for the teaching of deaf students)
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

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: 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.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate Degree

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Experienced and highly skilled teacher

A commitment to the inclusion of deaf children

Ability to manage the high level of liaison
required between the professional agencies

Employee benefits

SEN Allowance, TLR

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Not Applicable
School size 146 pupils enrolled
Age range 2 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Linden Lodge School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email hradministrator@lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk

About Linden Lodge School

School location

61 Princes Way, London, SW19 6JB