Speech & Language Therapist (Band 7), Cambridgeshire

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Gretton SchoolCambridgeshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £21,750 - £28,500 term time only (actual salary)
Contract term: Permanent

We require an experienced Speech and Language Therapist (Band 7)


Your new school

Gretton School is an independent specialist school for children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Conditions, specifically high functioning autism and Asperger’s Syndrome. We welcome students from 5—19 years old, as weekly boarders or as day students. Based just outside Cambridge, we work with 12 counties to provide a broad and individualised education for these unique and wonderful students.

Your new role 

We require an experienced Speech and Language Therapist (Band 7) to work as part of our team to support our students in accessing all aspects of the curriculum. The successful candidate will work closely with our teaching staff, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, and communicate with parents, carers and other outside agencies. 

What you'll need to succeed 

  • Degree or equivalent in Speech and Language Therapy
  • Well established knowledge about speech, language and communication disorders associated with complex conditions and emotional/behavioural disorders
  • In-depth knowledge of a broad range of therapeutic interventions appropriate to the client group and the ability to compare and contrast relative benefits. This includes SCERTS, TEACCH, Attention Autism, Word Aware, Social Stories
  • Ability to effectively support and advise colleagues
  • Awareness of child protection issues

What you'll get in return 

Gretton is a friendly school where staff are supportive of each other inside and outside of the classroom and there is an opportunity to really make a difference to the lives of our students and their families. Gretton has a person-centred focus, providing each child with a personalised education and care programme tailored to help meet their unique needs. At Gretton, our staff are like family, so don’t delay and apply today to join the Gretton family.

What you need to do now

For more information and to apply, and to see what some of our staff members have to say about working at Gretton School, please see our dedicated recruitment website at www.hays.co.uk/jobs/gretton-school or call Brett Coventry on 020 3 818 7041 or 07879 692409. 

Safeguarding and Equal Opportunities statement. 

Gretton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. We aim to be a fair employer and are committed to equal opportunities. Gretton School does not discriminate against employees on the basis of gender, ethnic origin, disability or age.

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More about Gretton School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Manor Farm Road, Girton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0RX, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1223 277438
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