Speech and Language Therapist
Park House School
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Park House School is a therapeutic day school located in a peaceful village East of Peterborough. Our workrooms and classrooms occupy a former family home, a lodge and a renovated chapel. Our nurturing and therapeutic approach is designed to help students achieve their educational potential, build self-esteem and manage anxiety, thanks to:
*Specialists in psychology, speech and language therapy and occupational therapy working alongside teachers and accessible to all students
*Classes in functional daily living skills to help make the world less confusing*Individual learning plans that extend to GCSEs
*Close bonds with parents and carers, including frequent home visits.
We aim to help young people who have special educational needs related to their social interaction and communication difficulties typically found in children who have an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and who may, additionally, have specific learning difficulties, achieve amazing things.
We are currently searching for an experienced Speech and Language Therapist to provide a specialist service as a member of our school's multi-disciplinary team. This is a permanent post, full/ part time considered. You would be working 40 weeks per year, term time plus 2 weeks. Salary equivalent to NHS band 5-6, dependent on skills and experience.
Main duties of the job
To provide a specialist speech and language service as a member of the multi-disciplinary team. To carry out such other associated and responsibility duties as are reasonably assigned.
We are a small and therapeutic school community focusing on offering rewarding experiences and functional life skills.
Taking into account their chronological, developmental and emotional age PHS provides its pupils with a broad, balanced and individualised curriculum, and appropriate knowledge, skills and strategies to ensure a successful and effective transition into adulthood.
PHS also aims, where appropriate, possible and practical, to reintegrate children into a main-stream educational setting.
The particular responsibilities attaching to the post of Specialist Speech and Language Therapist are as follows:
· to maintain the security and well-being of all pupils at all times;
· to follow the instructions given by the Principal as regards any programmes in place for any pupil;
(c) to manage any resources necessary for the successful completion of the role of Specialist Speech and Language Therapist;
(d) to maintain discipline in accordance with the rules, behaviour and disciplinary systems of PHS;
(e) to contribute to meetings, discussions and management systems necessary to co-ordinate the work of PHS as a whole;
(f) to promote equal opportunities within PHS and to seek to ensure the implementation of PHS’s equal opportunities policy.
(g) to adhere, and ensure adherence, at all times to the policies and procedures of PHS.
Skills and Abilities
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
Park House School
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26 November 2021
£29,993.51 to £38,270.18 a year Full time equivalent
Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working