Band 6-7 Speech and Language Therapists

  • West Heath School
  • 14 Sep, 2023
Permanent Education Mainstream and specialist schools

Job Description

Hours: Monday – Friday, 08:30 – 16:00 Full/part-time applications considered

Salary: £28,254 - £39,961 pa based on 39 working weeks plus 5.6 weeks paid holiday


Starting: As soon as possible

Closing: 18th October, 2023

West Heath is a special educational needs secondary school rated OUTSTANDING by Ofsted, specialising in social, emotional and mental health difficulties.  To support our students, we have our own onsite multi-disciplinary therapy department.

You will work closely with an experienced team of colleagues from a range of disciplines to further develop the provision of Speech and Language Therapy. You will be responsible for providing clinical assessments, reports, therapy programmes, advice and training as an integrated resource across the school. Working with the team you’ll take a holistic approach to support the needs of our students to help them reach their full potential.

Candidates should be registered to HCPC and be a member of RCSLT. A degree or an equivalent qualification in Speech and Language is required. Experience of working with children and young people and having a strong understanding of the social, emotional and mental health issues within this age group is essential.

As a school we are proud to promote the development of life skills and social development as equal to academic achievement.  West Heath School works towards the end goal of helping students re-integrate into mainstream learning and preparation for adulthood.

As well as working in an incredibly rewarding environment our benefits include free lunches and onsite parking. There are excellent opportunities for career development and training from internal and external experts. 

A job description, personal specification and application form can be found on our website.

To arrange an informal visit please contact the HR Department. 

Working at West Heath School involves close and unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups including children and as such is a regulated activity.  The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post (including an Enhanced DBS check)

Job Start Date


Salary Band

Band 6, Band 7


Full time, Part time / Job share