Speech and Language Therapist (Band 6)

East of England
Contract type:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 6
Specialist areas:
Education, Paediatric, Mainstream and special schools
Start Date:
Gretton School
Job Ref:

Duties include the delivery of speech and language therapy assessments and interventions in the school ensuring that programmes are integral to the student’s education and development.

Principal Responsibilities

Intervention / Therapy / Pupil Learning

● To have sound knowledge and use of a wide range of speech and language therapy methods and interventions for children and young people with autism, learning disabilities, and other special educational needs.
● Provide speech and language therapy to pupils attending Gretton School, across both Manor Farm and Rectory sites.
● Support pupils, teachers and caregivers to prevent or problem solve around pupils’ learning, behaviour, communication and social emotional development.
● Plan, prepare, deliver and evaluate support and therapy programmes for pupils.
● Provide speech and language therapy targets for integration into the curriculum as part of each pupil’s IEP in consultation with parents and teaching staff.
● Assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of pupils' targets.

Assessment and Reports

● Provide or contribute to oral and written assessments or reports.
● Provide progress reports for Annual Reviews.
● Maintain high quality records of communication and intervention according to professional standards.


● Maintain registration with the Health Professions Council as a practising Speech and Language Therapist.
● Organise own workload, balancing caseload, referrals, team contribution, and time allocation.
● Participate in any arrangements for the appraisal of the therapist’s performance as well as for other therapists.
● Maintain up to date continuing professional development (CPD) and participate in clinical and management supervision.
● Contribute to effective team development, and evaluating and improving service delivery.
● Supervise students and therapy assistants if required.

Contributing to the life of the School

● Help to maintain wellbeing and positivity among the pupils and safeguard their health and safety both on the school premises and when engaged in other authorised school activities.
● Participate in regular staff and therapy team meetings.
For more information or to apply go to https://www.grettonschool.com/recruitment

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Gretton School
Tel: 01223277438
Contact: Chloe Owens

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