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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Greater London, South East England
Contract type:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 7
Specialist areas:
Education, Paediatric, Mainstream and special schools
Start Date:
1st September 2019
The Auriga Academy Trust
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Start Date: 1st September 2019
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Band 7 + outer London weighting (NHS agenda for change pay scales)

“Enthusiastic, committed, experienced, flexible, enjoy a new challenge?”

We are looking for a Therapist who enjoys working as part of a team, and who is able to work collaboratively with school staff, parents and other MDT colleagues. We welcome applicants who are keen to be a part of a creative and dynamic new school. We have a great opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Speech and Language Therapist to be part of our founding team. You will be responsible for establishing, planning, managing and evaluating the Speech and Language Therapy service provided within the school setting, in consultation with the senior leadership team.

Capella House is a new co-educational specialist school due to open to secondary pupils in September 2019 at its Twickenham site. Capella House is a special school for pupils aged 4 to 19 with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) as their primary need and other additional needs which may include ASD, ADHD, Sensory issues or Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. Classes will have up to 7 pupils and will be supported by HLTAs, TAs and Therapists.

We are looking for enthusiastic, committed and highly flexible candidates who have the motivation and ability to work collaboratively and actively contribute to shaping this new school. Capella House is an inclusive school so candidates must have strong communication skills, be fast learners and the ability to work as part of a highly skilled multidisciplinary team.

If you wish to have an informal discussion with the Headteacher Designate prior to application please ring on 020 3146 1441 to arrange a time. Further details can also be found on the Auriga Academy Trust website

Capella House is part of The Auriga Academy Trust, a small local specialist academy chain. The Trust and its constituent special schools work in a close and supportive partnership with each school maintaining its unique identity and ethos. All Trust schools are in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, South West London which has excellent public transport links.

Closing date for applications: 17th July 2019 at 12 Noon
Interviews: Wednesday 24th July 2019

Capella House School and The Auriga Academy Trust 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. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check with a check of the DBS barred list.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
The Auriga Academy Trust
Tel: 0208 948 0047
Contact: Annushka St Paul

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