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Job details
Employer Priestnall School
Location Stockport
Salary NJC Scale 5/6 (dependent on experience) (£17,513 - £21,161 payable)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2018


Priestnall Road

Heaton Mersey



Headteacher: Mr J Cregg

Telephone: 0161 432 7727   Fax: 0161 442 7605


Number of Students on Roll: 1287 (Aged 11-16)

Required for January 2018

Speech & Language Therapist – 37 hrs per week term-time only, Fixed Term Jan 18 – July 18 in the first instance NJC Scale 5/6 (dependent on experience) (£17,513 - £21,161 payable)

Priestnall School is a popular, over-subscribed 11-16 school situated in the pleasant residential area of Heaton Mersey, Stockport. Our community benefits from wonderful students and a hard-working and committed staff.

We are currently seeking to appoint a Speech & Language Therapist to join our Outstanding School. The position offers a unique opportunity to join a highly successful and inclusive school as part of a well-regarded team of staff supporting and including students with complex and varied needs in all aspects of school life. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make a major contribution towards our continued high achievement. Our team of staff, including a psychotherapist, Educational Psychologist and SALT play a key role in the successful management and support of the behaviour, welfare and academic progress of our students, and the main duties of this post are outlined in the attached job description.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and hard-working colleague who has:

  • a dynamic and flexible approach with excellent      interpersonal skills;
  • the      learner at the centre of their vision;
  • the      ability to communicate effectively with all our stakeholders;
  • the ability to inspire, challenge, motivate      and empower young people to achieve excellence;
  • an absolute commitment to achieving the very      highest of standards.

The application form and supporting documentation are available in the ‘Vacancies’ section of the school website as well as other recruitment platforms. Completed application forms should be emailed to, marked for the attention of Mrs Natalie Fitzpatrick, Headteacher’s PA.

This email address should also be used to submit any queries regarding the role.

Closing date: 12 noon on Wednesday 22nd November 2017

Interviews are scheduled during the week commencing 27th November 2017

The school is committed to the safeguarding of young people and candidates will be expected to adhere to these expectations. Please see our safeguarding statement (included in the application pack) and the Safeguarding Policy on our website for further details

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Priestnall Road
Heaton Mersey
United Kingdom
+44 161 4427605