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Job Ref No. ECC7069-426 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 7 - 11 depending on experience
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 04/07/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Are you passionate about therapueutic SEND education? Do you want to make sure that ALL pupils reach their full potential and receive the very best opportunities and outcomes? Do you want to treat every child as an individual and not a case study?

If so we are looking for enthusiastic, dynamic, hardworking individuals to expand our team of Therapists

You must be able to work on your own as well as being part of a team

We strongly encourage professional development and offer a variety of training opportunities including funding to qualify as a Sensory Integration Practioner (subject to a probation period and learning agreement)

37 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks per year). Minimum of 5.6 weeks paid holiday allowance

Salary: Variable depending on experience. We welcome newly qualified SLTs to apply as well as those with more experience

Start date: ASAP

To join our team you will need:

A recognised Speech and Language Therapy degree
To want to work therapeutically
The skills to develop the pupils to their full potential
Passion for pupils with SEND and to treat them all as individuals


Lexden Springs is an inspiring school where no two days are ever the same (but a smile is always guaranteed!) which caters for pupils aged 3 - 19 who have a variety of severe learning difficulties, including some with autism and/or challenging behaviour and some with serious medical conditions.

We pride ourselves in having high quality and enthusiastic staff that encourage our pupils to achieve their fullest potential academically, socially, emotionally, physically, morally, spiritually and aesthetically, enabling each pupil to grow in confidence, and able to participate in the wider community. We support our staff in doing this by offering a high level of training and development throughout their time at Lexden Springs and encouraging them too to also reach their fullest potential. There may be an opportunity for the right candidate to undertake a sensory integration qualification through the school

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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HR Department
Winstree Road, Colchester
Essex, CO3 0PZ
Telephone: 01206 563321
Email: recruitment@lexdensprings.essex.sch.uk

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