Speech and Language Therapist

  • Meath School
  • Surrey, UK
  • 13 May, 2024
Permanent Children's centres Education

Job Description

Speech and Language Therapist

Permanent contract, Full time (35 hours per week), 42 weeks per year (term time plus up to 3 weeks of work during school closure periods to be used flexibly throughout the year) with 10 weeks paid holiday. Part time applications will also be considered.

Annual salary: £32,046-35,220 per annum dependent on experience

Meath School & Specialist Centre, Brox Road, Ottershaw, Surrey, KT16 0LF


Meath, a Speech and Language UK School is an outstanding special school committed to the highest quality integrated education, therapy and care. Meath School is a non-maintained day and residential school for pupils aged between 4 – 11 years, who have severe and complex Speech and/or Language Disorders (including high functioning ASD), some of whom also present with associated learning and/or behavioural difficulties.

We are looking for an enthusiastic forward-thinking Speech and Language Therapist who wants to use their skills and knowledge in a specialist educational setting from Reception to end of Key Stage 2. Child contact time is maximised so that our pupils achieve the best possible outcomes at Meath School through a holistic approach. You will be school based and will be responsible for assessing, planning and delivering individualised intervention programmes for a defined caseload. You will work with children individually or in small groups in specialist therapy spaces and within classroom based sessions to enable them to access the curriculum and promote meaningful engagement in school based tasks.


You will be involved in training, CPD opportunities and outreach programmes. You will enjoy the chance to work within a well-resourced department and as part of a strong and supportive multi-disciplinary team of Teachers, Therapists, Learning Support Assistants, Educational Psychologist and Residential Care Officers.


For an informal discussion about the role please contact Jennifer Cook, Head of Therapy on 01932 872302 email jennifer.cook@meathschool.org.uk.


To find out more about Meath School and Speech and Language UK visit www.meathschool.org.uk and www.speechandlanguage.org.uk


To apply please send the completed application form back to us to sbm@meathschool.org.uk as soon as possible, and by Monday 3rd June 2024 at the latest.


Closing date: 9.00am, Monday 3rd June 2024

We serve children and young people from all backgrounds and strive to represent the same diversity in our workforce. We strongly believe there is unity in diversity and are committed to create an inclusive working environment for all. We are under-represented by people who are from ethnic minority backgrounds and those who identify as being from the LGBTQ+ community. We particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified people from these backgrounds. If you are excited about making an impact in children’s lives, we would love to hear from you. 


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we carry out safer recruitment principles, as well as appropriate vetting and verifications on all school staff.


In line with KSCIE 2022, all shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online search covering content that is in the public domain.

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South East England

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