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Job Ref No. ECC8825950-92S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Equivalent to NHS Band 5 - 6
Position Start Date: 01/06/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 10/05/2024 4pm Date of Interviews: w/b 20/05/2024  

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We are seeking to appoint a skilled Speech and Language Therapist to work with learners with special educational needs and complex learning difficulties. Knowledge and experience in developing communication skills within learners with complex needs is essential.

Our Speech and Language Therapists must be enthusiastic, reflective, dedicated and show a genuine interest in working with pupils with special educational needs. They must be able to motivate a team and be committed to the whole school teamwork ethos. The school provides access to high quality training for staff.

The school employs an in-house team of qualified therapists offering Speech and Language Therapy. The range of therapeutic support available to pupils enables them to access the curriculum at an appropriate level, maximising each individual's potential for achievement.

As a school we are committed to ensuring the welfare and safeguarding of all pupils. All staff will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

For further information about the post contact Dan Woodman, Head teacher. For an application form and/or to arrange a visit contact Karen Stevenson/Helen Warren.

Visits are strongly recommended, to understand the school context and nature of special educational needs of the pupils in the school. Please contact the school for further information.

Information about the School

The St. Christopher School is a specialist special school for Communication & Interaction for pupils aged 3 - 19. We work with a wide range of pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, communication & interaction difficulties and range of learning difficulties. The school is part of SEN Trust Southend.

SEN Trust Southend opened as a formal partnership on 1 September 2017. The four special schools, The St. Christopher School, Kingsdown School, Lancaster School and St. Nicholas School have always worked closely together to create a strong group of special schools which aim to meet the majority of needs of those pupils who require specialist support in a specialist educational school with Southend. We created the Multi-Academy Trust to help us continue this work.

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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Dan Woodman
Mountdale Gardens, Leigh-on-Sea
Essex, SS9 4AW
Telephone: 01702 524193

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