Speech and Language Therapist Band 6, Croydon CR0 4PG

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The Link Primary SchoolCroydon CR0 4PG

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Start date: As soon as possible, subject to clearance checks
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £30,357 - £39,542to be pro rata'd
Contract term: Permanent

Salary: FTE £30,357 - £39,542 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance – to be pro rata’d for the hours worked

Hours: Part-time 1 day per week

Location: The Link Primary School, Croydon, CR0 4PG

The Link Primary School formulates part of Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust providing non-residential, specialist teaching and therapy for 51 children aged 4-11 years whose primary need is Speech, Language and Communication. Many of the pupils are also on the autistic spectrum and have a wide range of cognitive need. 

The post holder will join an established team of Speech and Language Therapists who are jointly responsible for providing a therapy service to the Link Primary School. The team works in partnership with teachers and support staff in our child centred classrooms.

We require an experienced Speech and Language Therapist to work as part of our dynamic multi-disciplinary team (including Teachers and Occupational Therapists) to support our pupils in accessing all aspects of the curriculum, as well as liaising with parents/carers and other external professionals and agencies. You will work closely with teaching staff, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, as well as instructing and supporting teaching staff in delivering therapy programmes/groups. You will also deliver training to other staff. 

We can offer you:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Line management and clinical supervision
  • Opportunities for continuing professional development
  • A Supportive team
  • A flexible approach to Therapy provision
  • Opportunities to develop skills and competencies in working with children with a range of needs and diagnoses. 

To apply for this role please send your completed application form to jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

If you have any queries or wish to have an informal discussion please ring Sandy Turner (Principal) on 0208 688 5239. 

Closing date for applications: 12 p.m. Thursday 23rd January 2020

Interview Date: w/c Monday 27th January 2020

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.

Note - Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body in these circumstances, would not satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test.



More about The Link Primary School
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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Non-Maintained
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: 138 Croydon Road, Beddington, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 4PG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8688 5239