Speech and Language Therapist, Manchester

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Manchester Communication AcademyManchester
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Start date: November 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £23,217 - £27,057 FTE (Actual £19,904 - £23,196 pro-rata for term time working)
Contract term: Permanent

An Exciting Opportunity to Join an Innovative Academy 

Manchester Communication Academy is seeking to recruit an exceptional, enthusiastic and inspirational Speech and Language Therapist to support our work in providing the best outcomes for our students.

The main purpose of the role is to work across Manchester Communication Academy and Manchester Communication Primary Academy to provide support for those students who have various levels of speech and communication needs. You will actively influence curriculum design to develop the communication skills of all students as well as providing tailored, individual programmes and support for students whose speech and language needs are a barrier to progress.  

We seek an inspirational individual with a positive outlook, a proactive attitude and tenacity to ensure an equitable education for all. We are particularly looking for someone with experience of working with children with SEND (Special Educational Needs or Disability). 

This is an exciting opportunity to play a vital role, in a dedicated team of staff, to ensure the success of our pupils. 

We offer excellent CPD opportunities, career development and the opportunity to make a difference to young lives every day. 

If you are ready for a new and exciting challenge we will offer you:

  • Excellent career progression routes through a talent management strategy for those who are ambitious and keen to develop.
  • We have a half day on a Friday with an hour's training from 1 to 2pm with a variety of teaching and learning communities to participate in.
  • A staff well-being group who meet regularly to discuss workload and work-life balance and organise wellbeing and social events.
  • Staff can take one 'flexi day' holiday per year.

Your supporting statement should be no more than 2 side of A4, font size 11 and should reference you meet the criteria on the Job Description/Person Specification.  

Manchester Communication Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure for a Regulated Activity via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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