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Speech and Language Therapist (Hollington Primary Academy)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/1360/11316
  • Published: Fri 20/11/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 15/01/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 26
  • Salary: £26,427 to £28,548 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN38 9DS

Job introduction

Hours of work: 26 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 15 January 2021

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

Hollington Primary Academy
Hollington Old Lane
St. Leonards on Sea
East Sussex
TN38 9 DS

Phone:          01424 851783
Email:           finance@hollingtonprimaryacademy.org.uk
Website:       www.hollingtonprimaryacademy.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

Are you a qualified Speech and Language Therapist looking for a new challenge?

Following the successful promotion of our current Speech and Language Therapist, Hollington Primary Academy 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.

Hollington Primary Academy is a school that works 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.

The full job description is available via the Hollington Primary Academy website, but main functions of the role will be:

  • 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 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 support and promote a Speech and Language rich environment throughout the academy.

The role will be for 26 hours per week and will be required during term time only (salary will be calculated pro rata).  There is also a requirement for this position to maintain registration with The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy. 

We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work within an academy recently classified as 'Good' by Ofsted
  • A positive and innovative learning environment
  • Excellent facilities and resources for staff and students
  • Excellent professional development opportunities


We offer a wide range of exciting and useful employee benefits to all our employees, including flexible working to maintain a healthy work-life balance, competitive annual leave entitlement, enhanced maternity and paternity leave, and discounts and offers with popular retailers.

We believe in the power of motivated and happy staff, which is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can.

To arrange a visit to the academy or to have an informal discussion, please contact Andrea Parnell on 01424 851783 or email a.parnell@hollingtonprimaryacademy.org.uk 

Applications can be made through the Trust's 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/1360/11316
  • Published: Fri 20/11/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 15/01/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 26
  • Salary: £26,427 to £28,548 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN38 9DS