BSL Tutor



Salary:              Unqualified Teacher Scale : UQT 1 – UQT 6

                          depending on experience and qualifications


Hours:                Full – time post


Oak Lodge is a mixed maintained regional special 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).


Oak Lodge 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.


As a BSL teacher you will have a varied but rewarding role within the School which will include:


  1. Teaching students in small groups or 1:1 to develop their vocabulary, language and communication skills.
  2. Liaising with other teaching staff, parents, therapy team and outside professionals.
  3. Observing and providing feedback on individual student’s progress.


This position would be suitable for individuals who enjoy helping students achieve their full potential.

The roles can be challenging at times but are also very rewarding.


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


Appointment subject to an enhanced DBS check.


For further information about this post please contact Caroline Rowlandson, Headteacher, on 0208 673 3453 or email on


Job description and application form attached.


Closing date : Monday 24th January 2022


Interviews proposed for week beginning 31st January 2022