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Speech and Language Therapist

Other International
Contract type:
Full time
NHS band:
Specialist areas:
Education, Paediatric, Mainstream and special schools
Start Date:
RA International School
Job Ref:

Bonny Island, Rivers State, Nigeria

RAIS is seeking to appoint a passionate, experienced Speech and Language Therapist with a clear vision of excellent, inclusive provision. To start in early September 2020.

RA International School:

RA International School (RAIS) is a large, mainstream international primary school with a dedicated Learning Support Unit and specialist teaching team. The school currently has over 650 students on roll from 3-11 years. The SEND register reflects a wide range of learning needs. Our students are the children of local and expatriate staff who work for Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (NLNG). The school uses the English National Curriculum for English and Mathematics alongside the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). RAIS is situated in a well-kept company residential area which houses both the school staff and families working for the company.

This is an opportunity to become part of an ambitious school with a values-driven approach – where children are at the heart of all we do.

We are seeking a Speech and Language Therapist who:

• is a native-level English speaker
• holds a recognised degree in Speech and Language Therapy or equivalent with eligibility to join regulating body, eg. The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
• has extensive experience of supporting primary age children with a range of needs
• can coordinate, implement and lead high quality interventions for SLCN children
• is able to strategically develop our policy and practice
• knows how to form strong relationships with other support specialists and with parents/carers
• can provide training for both staff and parents to enable deeper understanding and use of successful strategies to develop communication
• is child-centred and passionate about learning
• possesses a positive team-spirit, creativity, resilience and a good sense of humour

In addition to working in a happy, learning-focused and forward-looking company school, you will receive a highly attractive package, including:

• a very competitive, tax-free salary
• free housing (with no-cost utilities)
• relocation assistance
• free or subsidised school places for dependent children
• generous travel allowance
• comprehensive international medical insurance
• free access to local recreational facilities

Contract terms
The successful applicant will be offered a two year contract in the first instance with an option for annual renewal thereafter.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be asked to apply for an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (you can find further details on or for a police check/clearance from your home/resident country.

Offer of employment is subject to visa requirements and local rules and legislation. A final offer of employment will be conditional upon a satisfactory police check, medical check and visa approval.

To apply, please contact the Head Teacher -

If you would like any further information or have an informal chat regarding this position please email Donna Doyle -

Closing date: Friday 31st January 2020 at 12.00 UK time.

We encourage early applications as interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
RA International School
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Contact: Donna Doyle

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