A specialist school for pupils with adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), attachment trauma and SEMH are currently looking for a qualified Speech and Language therapist to join their staff on a permanent basis.
As one of the the school’s speech and language therapist you will be working across 2 school sites based in central London. You will plan, resource and prepare effective and engaging therapy programmes for pupils aged 11 -16 (supported by the teacher and leaders). Pupils attending the school have varying needs and all are provided with a combined programme of therapy and teaching to meet their needs. You will liaise with colleagues and external professionals as well as working closely with families. Your role will also include planning and delivering whole-staff therapeutic training. You weekly role will consist of therapeutic work in one to one sessions with a specific child as well as supporting small groups or whole class, depending on need. You
may offer structured, weekly sessions to pupils, and/or in the moment therapeutic support where required. You will support the successful operation of all aspects of the school, as directed by
the senior leadership team.
The schools you will be working in are part of a larger group of outstanding leading therapeutic schools. Therapy is at the heart of everything they do and curriculum . Staff work seamlessly together to teach and proactively support pupils who have endured (and continue to endure) adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), including trauma, toxic stress and associated mental health difficulties. As well as the range of therapies offered to pupils on a pupil-by-pupil basis, therapists work seamlessly in class alongside teaching and support colleagues, deliver small group sessions and workshops and work collaboratively with staff, raising awareness of ACEs and associated needs and to ensure that the full curriculum offer is accessible to all pupils. The school teaches the National Curriculum to all pupils and ensure that access is open to all pupils allowing them to make academic progress in a safe and supportive way.
an HCPC registered speech and language therapist
You must be an HCPC registered speech and language therapist
If you have the appropriate qualifications, skills and experience listed above, please apply with an up to date CV.