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Speech and Language Therapist

Locations:
Greater London, South East England
Contract type:
Permanent
Hours:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 6
Specialist areas:
Education, Paediatric, Mainstream and special schools
Posted:
27/07/2021
Start Date:
Mid-September
Recruiter:
The Auriga Academy Trust
Job Ref:

Hours: 37.5 Term time only
Start Date: Mid-September
Salary: NHS Band 6 agenda for change pay scales (outer London)
FTC – August 31st 2022 with the potential to be extended.

Capella House School are looking to appoint a Band 6 Speech and Language Therapist to join our growing team. We require a therapist who is passionate about supporting students with a diverse range of speech language and communication needs. The role would be suited to a dynamic, flexible and enthusiastic therapist who hopes to develop their skills in a unique and supportive environment.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL

Capella House School is a specialist school for 4-16 year olds with SLCN identified as their primary need. This position is for our Secondary site where we currently have 27 students on role. Our students have a diverse range of needs, including DLD, ASC, speech disorder, chromosome disorders and ADHD. This makes clinical learning opportunities wide and varied. We aim to create an environment in which our students can achieve their maximum educational and social potential so that they are prepared for adult life.

Speech and Language Therapists play a core role in school life, by not only supporting students and families directly, but by working closely with education staff to create a communication friendly and specialised learning environment.

Capella House School is part of the Auriga Academy Trust. Joint working, training and the sharing of resources are encouraged across the trust’s schools. The trust gives significant emphasis to providing all staff with focused professional development. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to further develop their experience and skills working with children with a greater range of SEND within a supportive multi-professional environments.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

● Coordinate speech and language therapy for your caseload
● Administer appropriate assessments and use findings to inform therapeutic input
● Conduct therapy at universal, targeted and specialist levels
● Focus on whole-school, universal approaches to maximise outcomes for all students
● Deliver staff and parent training sessions
● Deliver 4 lessons a week (up to 7 students in each) focusing on a range of speech,
language and communication skills
● Jointly plan and where appropriate jointly deliver lesson content with teaching staff
● Work with the multidisciplinary team including OT, specialist teaching staff and therapy assistant to deliver high quality outcomes for all students

BENEFITS OF THE ROLE

● Paid school holidays
● Small caseload of up to 27 students
● A supportive multidisciplinary team including a Lead speech and language therapist,
Occupational Therapists, a therapy assistant, teaching staff and wellbeing specialists.
● Generous CPD/training opportunities
● Regular clinical supervision

HOW TO APPLY

Application forms and full job description are available to download from the “Vacancies” section of the Auriga Academy website

website: https://www.aurigaacademytrust.org.uk

Closing date: 9am on Monday 16th August (advertisement may close early if we receive a high volume of applications).

Interview date: Week commencing 23th August.

Completed application forms should be emailed to Kerri Morgan.

To find out more about the school or role please contact Kerri Morgan (Lead SaLT) for an informal chat - kmorgan@capellahouseschool.org.uk.

Capella House School and The Auriga Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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Closing Date:
17/08/2021
Contact Details:
The Auriga Academy Trust
Tel: 0208 948 0047
Contact: Annushka St Paul
E-mail:

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