SEN Teaching Assistants
32.50 hours per week (Monday to Friday 8.45am to 3.45pm)
Term Time Only (39 weeks)
Required as soon as possible
Linden Lodge School is a day and weekly residential special school for visually impaired children and young adults (2 - 19 yrs) many of whom are multi disabled with complex needs. At our recent Ofsted (February 2017), our school was judged to be a good school with an outstanding Early Years provision.
“Pupils behaviour is excellent. They are polite and friendly to each other and to adults, and have very good attitudes towards learning” (Ofsted February 2017).
“The provision for pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is excellent”. (Ofsted February 2017)
We are looking for an enthusiastic and caring Teaching assistant to support the learning and development of our pupils who have visual impairment together with physical and communication difficulties.
This role involves support in the classroom and includes physical work and personal care of pupils including for some medical interventions. You do not need to have previous experience as full training will be provided from our on-site Nursing team.
We are a happy continually developing special school for pupils 2-19years. We need staff with a caring responsible attitude, high expectations and the ability to work in a team.
We need candidates who have
• English and Maths Grade C or above or equivalent
• High expectations
• A positive and caring approach with previous experience of supporting children
We can offer you
• A supportive team environment
• The potential to develop new skills and qualifications
• The opportunity to develop skills in SEN
• A staff Health and Wellbeing programme
When we shortlist we will ask for proof of qualifications at interview. References will be requested during our shortlisting and therefore we ask applicants to let their referees know in advance and ensure the correct contact details are on the form
To apply please download an application pack from the Wandsworth Council website which can be found via the ‘visit website’ button at the top of this page.
For any further details please contact the school on the telephone number or email below.
Completed application should be returned to the school by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 11 October 2017 (at noon)
Interviews: week commencing 15 October 2017
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.
CVs are not accepted.
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LINDEN LODGE SCHOOL
(Day & Boarding)
61, Princes Way, Wimbledon Park, SW19 6JB
Tel: 020 8788 0107
Principal: Deborah Rix