Speech and Language Therapist

  • The Levels School
  • The Levels School, Bath Road, Ashcott, Bridgwater, UK
  • 20 May, 2022
Permanent Education Mainstream and specialist schools Paediatric

Job Description

The Levels School is an independent specialist day school offering high quality education and exemplary pastoral care to students with dyslexia and co-occurring difficulties. 

An opportunity has arisen for a Speech and Language Therapist with a passion to support our students. You will be committed to making a positive difference to young people’s lives. We are interested in appointing the right people to complement our staff team.

As a Speech and Language Therapist at The Levels School, you will be working under the direction of the Head of Therapy, and alongside other Speech and Language and Occupational Therapists, the SENCo and classroom teachers in delivering social skills sessions, direct and indirect therapy.

The successful candidate will need to be motivated and enthusiastic. You will be an integral member of The Levels School team.

As part of your role you will be responsible for delivering the weekly therapy sessions for children on your caseload, running social skills groups, attending annual reviews, carrying out assessments and writing reports. 

The role of Speech and Language Therapist is offered on a full-time, permanent basis. We are looking to appoint a flexible, adaptable and dedicated individual with experience in working with pupils with SpLD and some SEMH difficulties as a result of their barriers to learning.

Key skills and requirements: 

  • To be a registered Speech and Language Therapist with the RCSLT and HCPC
  • Experience or knowledge of dyslexia and co-occurring difficulties and autistic spectrum condition
  • Ideally have some experience of running social communication groups
  • Have the ability to work as an integral member of a team that puts the pupils learning and wellbeing at the center

The job is posted as Band 5 or 6 depending on experience.

To discuss this post or for further information or to arrange a call or an informal visit, please email Claire Thomas (claire.thomas@thelevelsschool.co.uk) or call 01458 211014

Please note, we reserve the right to close the vacancy should we receive a suitable number of applications.

The Levels School is an equal opportunity employer. We support difference, celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

The Levels School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references will be sought prior to your employment start date.

Job Start Date

September 2022

Salary Band

Band 5, Band 6

Hours

Full time