Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

  • I CAN Centre with Meath School
  • Meath School, Brox Road, Ottershaw, Chertsey, UK
  • 13 May, 2022
Interim, contract & temporary Education Mainstream and specialist schools Paediatric

Job Description

Fixed term contract for 1 year, Full time (35 hours per week), 42 weeks per year (term time plus up to 3 weeks of work during school closure periods) with 10 weeks paid holiday. Part time applications will also be considered.

Actual Annual Salary (FTE): £32,143.10 to £35,479.69 per annum (including an unconsolidated annual allowance)

I CAN Centre with Meath School, Ottershaw, Surrey

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.

I CAN’s Meath school is an outstanding special school committed to the highest quality integrated education, therapy and care. You will work collaboratively as part of strong and supportive multi-disciplinary team of Teachers, Therapists, Learning Support Assistants and Residential Care Officers. Meath School is a non-maintained day and residential school for pupils aged between 4 – 11 years, who have severe and complex speech, and language disorders (including high functioning ASD) with associated learning and/or behavioural difficulties.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Jennifer Cook, Head of Therapy on 01932 872302 email jcook@meath-ican.org.uk  

To find out more about Meath School and I CAN visit www.meathschool.org.uk  and www.ican.org.uk

To apply, please download an application pack download from https://www.meathschool.org.uk/vacancies/  and email your completed application to SBM@meath-ican.org.uk 

Closing date: 9am, Monday 6 June 2022

Interviews: week commencing 13 June 2022 

I CAN works within the government’s Covid-19 guidelines.

I CAN is passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons particularly Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Please note that we will not close applications before this time and date as we recognise that candidates put in a lot of time and effort into making an application and we want to give each of you the time and space to put in an application you feel proud of.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately, we are not always able to respond to every applicant. If you have not received a response within one week after the closing date, you have not been successful on this occasion.

We are committed to safer recruitment practices and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS and barred list check.

Job Start Date

September 2022

Salary Band



Full time, Part time / Job share