Speech and Language Assistant

The Edith Borthwick School, Braintree
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Job Ref No. ECC7048-439 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 5 - £17,460 - £18,365 (actual salary)
Position Start Date: 03/06/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 21/04/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: w/c 29th April 2024  

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An exciting opportunity to join a well-established, knowledgeable, multidisciplinary therapy team working within a special school.

The Edith Borthwick School is a large special school which caters for learners aged 3-19 with severe learning disabilties (SLD), profound learning disabilities (PMLD) and autism. We aim to deliver functional and integrated therapy across the school working closely with teaching and support staff.

We are seeking an enthusiastic Speech and Language Assistant to join our team. Experience of working with people with learning disabilities is essential. 5 GCSEs(or equliviant) including maths and english and strong communication skills are also essential.

The successful candidate will work closely with teachers, support staff and learners themselves to develop their communication and help them to reach their full potential. You will join our friendly and supportive multi-disciplinary therapy team which includes a Senior SLT, specialist SLTs and specialist Occupational Therapist.This is an ideal to help you develop to further your career in Speech and Language.

This role is 30 hours a week term time only. The hours are Monday-Wednesday 0830-1530, Thursday-Friday 0900-1500.

For more information or if you would like to arrange a visit please contact Claire Bakerat admin@edithborthwick.essex.sch.uk or telephone the School on 01376 529300.

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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Claire Baker
Springwood Drive, Braintree
Essex, CM7 2YN
Telephone: 01376 529300
Email: admin@edithborthwick.essex.sch.uk

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