Speech & Language Therapist

Treetops Specialist School & College, Grays

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Job Ref No. ECC7032-54S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band D
Position Start Date: 20/04/2020 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 14/02/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: Tuesday 24th February, 2020  

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Speech and Language Therapist (Band D)

Part time post

Band D (negotiable dependant on qualifications and experience)

Days - 2-3 days a week (negotiable)

Required - April 2020

Treetops Specialist School and College is a special needs school for pupils aged from 5-25 with a range of learning disabilities including autism spectrum disorder. Treetops has an excellent record and reputation for excellence. We have had three very successful and positive OFSTED inspections (March 07, March 2010 and December 2015 - Outstanding overall) and received the National Schools Curriculum Award and two successive Excellence Awards from the DfES. The school also achieved Teaching School Status in 2013.

We are looking for one qualified speech and language therapist to join our enthusiastic team of Speech and Language Therapists working primarily in the MLD department developing the communication skills of our pupils through 1-1 intervention, group intervention, implementing total communication and providing advice and guidance to staff and parents. There will always be opportunities to meet with other professionals and have meetings with teams from the NHS and also to provide Outreach support to other provisions in Thurrock. We would welcome applications from people with energy, patience and a genuine commitment to working with children with a wide range of complex learning difficulties. This role will offer clinical supervision.

The governing body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check, a medical check, satisfactory references and the successful completion of a 6 month probationary period.

Please download and complete a copy of our non-teaching application form available at www.treetopsschool.org

If you have any queries or would like to arrange a visit please email Sara Peaford Smith- Speech and Language Manager to speaford@treetops.thurrock.sch.uk. Please send completed application forms to this email address also.

All candidates must be registered with RCSLT and HCPC by start date.

Information about the School

Treetops School is a special academy catering for pupils with a wide range of needs including moderate learning difficulties, speech and communication difficulties, autism and general developmental delay. We have been judged outstanding by Ofsted in our last three inspections, the most recent being November 2014.

The school is also the lead for the Thurrock Teaching School Alliance (TTSA).

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Sandra Slade
Treetops School
Buxton Road, Grays
Essex, RM16 2WU
Telephone: 01375 372723
Email: sslade@treetops.thurrock.sch.uk