SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPIST

  • Trinity School
  • Trinity School, Heathway, Dagenham RM10 7SJ, UK
  • 06 Jun, 2022
Permanent Education Mainstream and specialist schools Paediatric

Job Description

Band 6 - £37,157 per annum Inc Outer London Weighting

Full time – 37.5 hours per week

(working term-time for each academic year - 39 weeks per year but paid 52 weeks)

Our School

Trinity School is a 3-19 year special school for students with MLD, SLD, PMLD and Autistic Spectrum Disorder. We are committed to the development of quality learning and communication opportunities. This is an ideal opportunity for you to develop your skills in working with children with a range of learning disabilities with associated complex needs. You will work alongside experienced therapists with additional specialist support to deliver input via a consultative model of Speech and Language Therapy. Our dynamic and enthusiastic communication team works as an integral part of the whole school and is seeking a new team member. 

You should be prepared to work as part of the whole school team, be innovative, flexible and passionate about this area of work.

Band 6

We are looking for a confident and skilled professional with excellent interpersonal and communication skills to extend clinical and leadership skills in a School which is committed to enhancing language and communication skills throughout the curriculum. You will have already delivered a therapy service to children with a range of difficulties, including learning disabilities with associated complex needs and Autistic Spectrum Disorder preferably in an educational setting.

You will:

  • work collaboratively with teachers to plan, deliver and evaluate language and communication 

activities across a number of curriculum areas

  • be involved in training staff in aspects of language and communication development
  • be involved in supervising colleagues and students on clinical placements
  • provide feeding support and advice to staff (responsibility will vary depending on dysphagia experience)

We can offer professional supervision, a highly supportive team of teachers and classroom assistants, an environment that values language and communication skills and the expertise of our SLTs, training and development opportunities and a pension scheme. 

Visits to the school are strongly recommended before submitting an application.  

All applications should be made on the Trinity School application form available from the school website by clicking "Apply Now"  CVs will not be accepted and should not be submitted.

Completed applications, Declaration Disclosure Form and Disqualification from Caring for Children Form must be sent to rchoudhury@trinity.bardaglea.org.uk

For further details please contact Runa Choudhury, HR Assistant on the above email or call 020 3435 5959

Closing date: 12 noon on Thursday 30 June 2022

Trinity School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced criminal record check via the DBS will be undertaken for the successful candidate.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a comprehensive screening process, including a disclosure check will be undertaken on all applicants.

Job Start Date

September 2022

Salary Band

Band 5, Band 6

Hours

Full time