The St Marylebone Bridge School is looking to hire a Band 7 Speech and Language Therapist. This post offers an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to take a lead role within a team of therapists and educators who work together to support students with a diverse range of communication needs.
The Lead Speech and Language Therapist is a member of the school’s senior leadership team with oversight of students’ speech, language and communication progress. They develop the school’s therapeutic offer, putting new interventions and whole-school approaches into place to develop skills of all learners. They develop and manage the school’s outreach service, ensuring good relationships with commissioning schools and a high-quality service.
The role includes significant opportunities to utilise skills in the areas of management and leadership.
ABOUT THE SCHOOL
The St Marylebone CE Bridge School (SMBS) is a special secondary school for 11-16 year olds with speech, language and communication needs. We are a small school with 61 students. Our students have a diverse range of needs, including developmental language disorder, autism spectrum disorder, selective mutism, global developmental delay, social communication difficulties, speech disorder, hearing impairment and dysfluency.
We aim to create an environment in which our students can achieve their maximum educational and social potential so that they are prepared for adulthood. Speech and Language Therapists play a core role in school life, supporting students and families directly as well as working closely with education staff to create a specialised learning environment.
BENEFITS OF THE ROLE
● Opportunities to utilise leadership and management skills within a supportive team
● Regular clinical contact with a small caseload of pupils
● A friendly and aspirational team consisting of three full-time speech and language therapists, teaching staff, occupational therapist, behaviour and wellbeing specialists, art therapist
● Generous CPD/training opportunities and external clinical supervision
● Collaborative working with teaching staff
● Paid school holidays
HOW TO APPLY
Application forms and a full job description are available to download from the “Vacancies” section of the school website: www.stmarylebonebridgeschool.com
Completed application forms should be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Informal queries or questions are welcome. Please contact Marie Hart, Lead Speech & Language Therapist.
Email: email@example.com Tel: 0203 693 4752
Closing Date: 9am, Monday 23rd May 2022
Expected Interview Dates: week beginning Monday 23rd May
Estimated start date: Thursday 1st September 2022 (earlier start-date negotiable)
N.B. This role is subject to the relevant Safeguarding checks, which will include an Enhanced DBS check.