Speech and Language Therapist

Greater London, East of England
Contract type:
Full time, Part time / Job share
NHS band:
Specialist areas:
Education, Paediatric, Mainstream and special schools
Start Date:
Job Ref:

Locations: Central office base – Folkestone; Schools – Kent Wide
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Term time only (43 weeks per year inclusive of annual leave) but we will also
consider part-time and job share requests.
Salary Range: £25,995-£29,644 FTE
Experience: Newly qualified will be considered
Specialist areas: Education, Paediatric, Mainstream
Close date: July 24 th 2020
Start Date: ASAP
Recruiter: Aquila DCAT

Are you a therapist with a commitment to reducing barriers to social mobility? Are you
committed to working with children from some of the most deprived areas of Kent? As a
multi academy trust, we have schools in some of the most challenging areas of Kent, with a
commitment to reduce barriers to social mobility. As a trust, we have moved these schools
on so that they provide a good or outstanding level of education and commitment to their
children and community. To build on this excellent work we need the support of an
independently minded, forward thinking and dynamic speech and language therapist, who
is committed to inclusion and removing barriers to social mobility for our young children.

We are seeking a newly qualified or an experienced therapist who can work with school
staff from teaching assistants to head teachers, who shows excellent leadership skills,
independence and strategic thinking. Comfortable working with families, teachers, parents
and will be able to understand the bigger picture
and draw on evidence informed and evidence based intervention that can be used to
support children.

If you show these attributes, then Aquila may be the trust for you. Consisting of 13 school,
from small rural to large urban schools, with two specialist resource provision and talks
ongoing for more, Aquila is a large trust looking to expand our provision. In collaboration
with an educational psychologist, a specialist teacher, SENCos and head teachers, you will be
at the forefront of creating and developing a service tailored to the needs of children.

For your hard work, as a trust we will offer you
 Enrolment to the Local Government Pension Scheme
 Excellent annual leave entitlement
 Travel reimbursement
 Excellent CPD opportunities

HCPC registration is essential to this role as is Enhanced DBS with child and adult barring.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please contact Chris Clarke, Educational
Psychologist, for a Job Description and Person Specification for further requirements for this
role, at cclarke@diocant-aquila.org or on 07764946138.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
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Contact: Chris Clarke

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