Speech and Language Therapist

Grove House School, Brentwood
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Job Ref No. ECC7002-165S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: £22,671 - £32,606
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 12/06/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBA  

Job Description

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Grove House is a welcoming, positive and supportive special school for pupils aged 8-19 with speech, language and communication needs.

Due to ongoing expansion of our provision we have a new opening for a Speech and Language Therapist. We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and well-motivated therapist to join us. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a dedicated, pupil-centred and forward-thinking staff team and Trust.

Prior experience of working with children who have special educational needs desirable but not essential as full training is available.

The position would suit a newly qualified Therapist

We offer you:

  • Enthusiastic, polite pupils with a desire for learning & doing their best
  • A highly supportive and friendly team of staff
  • A busy and innovative learning environment
  • Varied, interesting and rewarding work
  • High quality professional development
  • Cross-trust progression opportunities
  • Parents, Governors and staff who work hard together in the interests of all pupils
  • New and recently refurbished buildings with specialist facilities and high quality resources
  • Extensive Staff Wellbeing and Medical Insurance Cover which includes physiotherapy, counselling and GP on-line support services.
  • Competitive salary & teachers pension scheme

We are seeking an excellent, energetic Therapist who is:

  • Proactive and positive when working with pupils
  • Flexible, professional and caring
  • Able to communicate and collaborate with others
  • Keen to learn and develop their practice further
  • Enthusiastic to share and contribute their own ideas and strategies to support further developments within school
  • Committed to achievement for all
  • Calm when supporting pupils with challenging behaviour
  • Able to approach challenges with a solution and sense of humour

Full details, including Job Description and Person Specification can be found in the Application Pack below. A SEAX Trust application form must be completed - available on the school website, or on request from the school office. We cannot accept applications via CV only.

Information about the School

Grove House School is a specialist provision in Brentwood for pupils whose primary need is speech, language and communication (SLCN).

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.

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Contact Information

Miss Lisa Christodoulides
Sawyers Hall Lane, Brentwood
Essex, CM15 9BZ
Telephone: 01277 361498
Email: admin@grovehouse.essex.sch.uk