Speech and Language Assistant

  • EdEx
  • London, UK
  • 01 Jul, 2024

Job Description

Speech and Language Assistant

Q - Are you a Psychology Graduate looking to gain first-class hands-on experience ahead of further studies or Child Psychotherapist posts?

If so, read below to find out more about this Speech and Language Assistant opportunity!

We are working with an 'Outstanding' graded primary school in the heart of the diverse, multi-cultural and forward-thinking London borough of Harrow. The school are renown in the local area as one of the best primary schools, who go above and beyond for every pupil and for every staff member, with a rich and diverse curriculum.

The school are looking for x5 Speech and Language Assistant a to support pupils with a wide variation of needs including Autism (ASD), PMLD (Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties), SLD (Severe Learning Difficulties), Speech and Language (SP&L), Social Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) and more! All vacancies are ASAP starts!

Any Aspiring Assistant Psychotherapist will have the opportunity to work alongside truly world-class; Speech and Language Therapists, Educational Psychotherapists, CAMHS Link Workers, Mental Health Professionals, Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator (SENCO) and Specialist on-site teachers, all of which have multiple years industry experience!

Apply for this Speech and Language Assistant opportunity today, trial days and interviews are being held ASAP!


  • Aspiring Assistant Psychotherapist - perfect for Psychology Graduates!
  • Support students with SEN on a day-to-day basis (ASD, PMLD, SLD, SP&L and more)
  • Liaising with Class Teachers and the SENDCO regarding the progress of children
  • Provide a stimulating and safe learning environment for children
  • Delivering specialist interventions
  • Liaising with the school's therapists
  • September 2024 start - Long Term - Full Time - Sept 24 - July 25
  • 105 - 110 per day
  • Located in the Borough of Harrow


  • Speech and Language Assistant - perfect for Psychology Graduates!
  • Childcare-related experience, particularly with a SEN focus - Ideal
  • You MUST be resilient, patient, calm-natured, empathetic & adaptable
  • A hardworking and driven individual who will exceed all expectations of the role requirements
  • Experience of supporting children (4-18) with SEN - Autism, PMLD, SLD, SP&L - Ideal
  • Future career ambitions to become an Ed Psych, Clin Psych, Therapist, Well Being Practitioner etc


  • Medium-sized Harrow school, Ofsted OUTSTANDING in all areas
  • Very well facilitated and with modern resources
  • Fantastic SEN provisions - bespoke rooms and equipment
  • Fantastic outdoor provisions
  • Bespoke SEN training
  • Welcoming and supportive staff (SEN specialists)
  • Diverse and rich curriculum for pupils
  • World-class teaching and specialist support staff

If you are interested in this Speech and Language Assistant opportunity, trial days can be arranged immediately

Apply for this Speech and Language Assistant opportunity by sending your CV to Maddie at EdEx. You will be contacted by your personal consultant (if shortlisted)!

Speech and Language Assistant



Full time