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Speech and Language Therapy Assistant (Churchwood Primary Academy)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/1360/10702
  • Published: Fri 09/10/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 20/10/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 27.5
  • Salary: £19,698 to £20,092 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN38 9PB

Job introduction

Hours of work: 27.5 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: Tuesday 20 October 2020
Interview date: Thursday 22 October 2020

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

Churchwood Primary Academy
Church in the Wood Lane
St Leonards-on-Sea
East Sussex
TN38 9PB

Phone:         01424 852326
Email:          office@churchwoodprimaryacademy.org.uk
Website:      www.churchwoodprimaryacademy.org.uk

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

Churchwood Primary Academy is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, committed Speech and Language Therapy Assistant to work across our Academy supporting pupils with speech, language and communication needs.

The post holder will undergo training to work directly with children and where appropriate, their parents / carers in school, following a programme written and supported by an Advanced Speech and Language Therapist. The post will also involve assisting in group interventions and a responsibility for preparation of materials for specific children as well as general resource preparation and note keeping to professional standards following training.
The successful candidate should have:

  • The ability to create good working relationships to support pupils effectively and promote positive values, attitudes and behaviour
  • Knowledge and understanding to effectively use resources to engage pupils and achieve positive outcomes
  • A good standard of education particularly in English and Mathematics
  • Experience of working with children with speech, language and communication needs
  • A passion for continued professional development and a drive to undertake training

Churchwood is a one-form entry primary school situated in the picturesque setting of Church Wood in St Leonards on Sea. We have a large playing field, our own Forest School, a Woodland Playground and two acres of beautiful woodland. We have up to 300 children who are organized into single age classes including our thriving Nursery. 

We can offer:

  • A happy, caring academy ethos – ‘At Churchwood Everyone Can!’
  • A supportive, well established and driven team committed to doing their very best for our pupils
  • Extensive CPD opportunities working within our academy and across other Trust schools
  • Excellent classroom and site resources

Visits to the academy are encouraged and warmly welcomed, please contact the Academy office on: office@churchwoodprimaryacademy.org.uk to arrange a socially distanced appointment to tour the academy and have an informal chat with the Principal or Speech and Language Therapist.

To view the job description and apply for this role then please visit the Trust website https://careers.brightonacademiestrust.org.uk/vacancies.aspx

Additional information

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.

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/1360/10702
  • Published: Fri 09/10/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 20/10/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 27.5
  • Salary: £19,698 to £20,092 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN38 9PB