Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

South East England
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Walnuts Special School
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Emerging-Specialist/Specialist/Senior Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Annual Salary: UNBANDED (MKC Grade G – Grade H)
£30,451 - £39,880 FTE dependent on experience
Full Time (as above) Part time/job share applications will be considered.

We are looking for enthusiastic, innovative Specialist Speech and Language Therapists who want to develop their career, skills and knowledge in a specialist educational setting from Reception to 6th form. We are keen to support applicants with a range of experience and will accept applications from band 5 upwards. Our priority is to recruit professionals with an outstanding skill set and exceptional interactional skills; we are looking for individuals who can ensure our young people achieve and exceed their potential. In return we offer a competitive salary and benefits package and excellent support and training.

You will work with a small but complex caseload, where intensive therapy with students is encouraged. Your working day will be diverse and involve working with class groups, smaller groups and with individual students, whilst also providing a universal level of support across the settings. You will support SL-T colleagues to develop their skills through line management of Speech and Language Therapist/s or Therapy Assistants. You will be involved in training and in the ongoing development of a needs-led model of service delivery across the federation. If you believe you can help our learners to fulfil their potential at school, at home and in their communities and are looking for a fresh challenge, then this role may be just what you are looking for. We offer supervision, frequent CPD, strong collaborative practice and peer support.

The Aspire Federation schools are special schools which are committed to the highest quality integrated education, therapy and care. You will work collaboratively as part of a strong and supportive multi-disciplinary team of Teachers, Therapists, Therapy and Teaching Assistants. Our school population have severe and complex speech, and language disorders, (including Autism Spectrum Disorder) with associated learning and/or behavioural difficulties.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Tracey Jones, on 01908 563885
To find out more about The Aspire Federation schools visit The Walnuts School and Slated Row websites.

To apply, please download an application pack download from The Walnuts School or Slated Row School Websites

Email your completed application to business@aspiremk.co.uk

Closing date: Friday 12th March 2021 12pm

Interviews: Thursday 18th March/ Friday 19th March

Intended Start Date: ASAP or September 2021

Please note: You must complete an application form from our website to be considered for this role. The form can be found here: https://sites.google.com/aspiremk.co.uk/thewalnutsschool/jobs?authuser=0

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Contact Details:
Walnuts Special School
Tel: 01908563885
Contact: Hannah Leeland

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