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Oak Lodge School is a Good School (OFSTED 2016) with an Outstanding residential provision, for deaf and language impaired students aged 10-19. From September 2017 the school has been approved as a mixed special school for 100 pupils with hearing impairment, speech, language and communication needs. There are 15 residential placements (weekly boarding).

Oak Lodge is in the Borough of Wandsworth but takes in pupils from across London. It is situated near to both Wandsworth and Clapham commons with good transport links. Parking is available on-site.

The school follows a student-centred multi-modal approach to communication. We would like to welcome you to become part of our vibrant and innovative learning community. You will have the opportunity to work in a happy and harmonious school 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.

There is a mandatory requirement for all teachers working at Oak Lodge to have a “Teacher of the Deaf” qualification or be prepared to study for this within three years of taking up the post. 

We would like all our staff to be able to communicate by signing. If you do not currently have this skill at BSL Level 2, then the school will assist with training. 

Please phone or email the school if you would like to arrange a visit. 

 


Great opportunity coming soon

Advert for Headteacher coming soon
In the meantime, contact Michael Stephens at RS Academics: michaelstephens@rsacademics.co.uk

 


 RESIDENTIAL WORKER

Fixed Term Position for 28 hours (fund related to pupil)
Until March 31st 2018 in the first instance

Grade:           Residential Worker B
Salary            £12.20 per hour

Oak Lodge School aims to:
Empower, inspire, encourage and challenge our young people to develop the knowledge, understanding, confidence and skills to become thinking, responsible citizens who can succeed in a changing world
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Phoenix House Residential Unit is an integral part of the offer we have available for up to fifteen young people aged 11 -19 years. Rated as OUTSTANDING three times by OFSTED.

Phoenix House is looking for a residential care Worker to work shift rotas as required usually between the hours of 7am – 9am or 3pm – 10 pm. Ideally the worker would have good BSL skills as well as a good understanding of the needs of pupils with hearing, speech, language and communication challenges. Due to current staffing and pupil requirements preference will be given to male applicants, however, everyone is welcome to apply.

Job Description RW

Person Specification RW

Application form

Completed applications should be e-mailed to recruitment@oaklodge.wandsworth.sch.uk

 Closing date: Tuesday 4th September 2017 at 12 noon

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 CRB check.

CVs ARE NOT ACCEPTED


 

Evening Reception / Telephone / Admin Assistant

Term Time Only
Fixed Term Contract to 31 March 2018
17½ hours per week (3:30pm to 7:00pm)

Scale 2 – £10.476 – £10.665 per hour         

We are a secondary school for the Profoundly Deaf and pupils with speech, language and communication challenges.  Our pupils communicate using BSL, SSE and spoken voice. We want to recruit an evening receptionist / telephonist / administration assistant to support out of hours calls and visitors.

We need someone who can welcome visitors, deal with telephone enquiries and undertake some administration duties.

You will need to –

  • be punctual, presentable and friendly;
  • have excellent communication skills;
  • Able to use a telephone switchboard, office equipment and Microsoft Office (Outlook, word, excel).

Job Description & Person Specification

Application form

Completed applications should be e-mailed to recruitment@oaklodge.wandsworth.sch.uk

Closing date:  1st September 2017 at noon

Interviews: Week Commencing 11th September 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 CRB check.

CVs ARE NOT ACCEPTED

 

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