Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist, Surrey

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St Dominic's SchoolSurrey

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: R8 Scale point 51 – 54, £37,476 – £40,431 per annum, depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent

Full time, term time only

St Dominic’s School is a special academy in Surrey and provides outstanding education for pupils aged 7-19 typically with a primary diagnosis of Speech Language & Communication Needs and/or Autistic Spectrum Condition. The school is located in Hambledon, close to Witley, Milford, Guildford and Godalming.

St Dominic’s School is part of Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust (OHC&AT), a specialist Trust with 12 Academies and seven College Centres across London, Surrey and Sussex.

At St Dominic’s we believe passionately in a multi-disciplinary, ‘needs led’ approach to meeting each child’s and young person’s needs, resulting in carefully managed groupings, including specialist intervention work from our in house therapeutic team.

The school works closely in partnership with families, referring authorities and external agencies to co-ordinate the best possible education, care, guidance and support for its pupils and students.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and strongly motivated individual to join our experienced team providing intensive specialist support for pupils and students including autism and sensory processing disorders. We seek a Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist and Sensory Integration Practitioner who wants to develop their career, skills and knowledge in a specialist educational setting from Key Stage 2 to 5.

This is a unique opportunity to develop clinical skills within an educational environment, offering the chance to work collaboratively with a range of professionals and to use therapeutic skills creatively to meet the needs of pupils and students. In return we offer excellent support from colleagues and staff, commitment to CPD, access to internal and external training.

If you believe you can help our learners to fulfil their potential at school, at home and in their communities and are looking for a fresh challenge, then this role may be just what you are looking for.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Corinne Morgan, Clinical Lead OT at cmorgan@stdominicsschool.org.uk 

Please contact Alison Corbett, HR & Recruitment Co-ordinator by phone 01428 684693 or email acorbett@stdominicsschool.org.uk  for an application pack or to arrange a visit to the school.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: Friday 6 December 2019.

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



More about St Dominic's School
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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 8 - 19 years
Address: Hambledon, Godalming, Surrey, GU8 4DX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1428 684693
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