Hours of work: 15 Hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time and term-time only
(As the position is part-time and term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Closing date: Friday 12 June 2020
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Hollington Primary Academy
Hollington Old Lane
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.
The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision. Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.
If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.
About the role
Qualified Independent Speech and Language Therapist (Registered with the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy)
- Single Status Grade 9, Points 23-25, £25,720-£27,784 p.a. pro rata (equivalent to NHS Grade 5)
- 14.8 hours per week, Term Time only
Hollington Primary Academy is part of the University of Brighton Academies Trust. We work to promote outstanding opportunities for all our pupils, to enable them to ‘Think Big’ to aspire for excellence. Within a culture of high expectations, mutual respect and shared learning, all members of our community are encouraged to develop a love of learning where they take pride in, and share, their successes, and are supported to take the next step on their journey.
Following the successful promotion of our current Speech and Language Therapist, we are now seeking to recruit a passionate and committed individual to join our innovative inclusion team. The successful candidate would work in conjunction with the inclusion team to develop provision for pupils with Speech, Language and Communication Needs.
Expectations of the role:
- To provide assessment, diagnosis and intervention to children referred for Speech and Language Therapy including information to school staff, parents, carers and other professionals as appropriate
- To line manage the Speech and Language intervention support staff team alongside the SENCO
- To be responsible for the impact of Speech and Language and to provide evidence of this impact for accountability
- To provide high quality Speech and Language Therapy to a caseload to ensure outcomes for children, improve and train relevant intervention support staff to deliver on a daily basis. The caseload will be created collaboratively by the Speech and Language Therapist and the SENCO through early screening
- To liaise with school staff as appropriate to fulfil the role
- To attend Speech and Language supervision
- To continue own professional development by personal study and reading and taking part in professional groups
- To maintain registration with The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy.
- To contribute to training and support for teaching and non-teaching staff as well as parents
- To provide case studies of impact as directed by Line Manager
- To be accountable for the impact of Speech and Language improvement
- To support and promote a Speech and Language rich environment throughout the academy
Candidates wishing to have an informal chat before deciding whether or not to apply are welcome to do so. Conversations can be organised by calling or emailing Andrea Parnell, SENCO: email@example.com Tel: 01424 851783
To view the job description and to apply for this role then please visit the University of Brighton Academies Trust website: https://careers.brightonacademiestrust.org.uk/
Thank you for your interest.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).
For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.