“We grow people”
Abbey Court School, a ‘special’ school and a ‘special’ place to work.
We are currently looking for a part time Speech and Language Therapist to join and enhance our high calibre therapy team
Abbey Court School caters for pupils aged 3-19 with Severe and Profound Learning Difficulties, and is currently located in pleasant surroundings on 2 Strood sites; Cliffe Road (Nursery & Primary) and Rede Court Road (Secondary and Further Education). We are looking for an enthusiastic and effective Speech and Language Therapist, with a professional, flexible approach and a good sense of humour. In essence, somebody with an interest in an educational setting and who would like to work part time in a school committed to enabling pupils to reach their full potential.
Recognised Paediatric Dysphagia training and experience working with client group essential. The successful candidate will be able to liaise closely with both the school therapy team and the visiting NHS Speech and Language Therapists to ensure that the pupil’s needs are met regarding their safety around eating and drinking.
Candidates should hold a relevant Speech and Language Therapy degree/qualification.
Benefits include: Local Authority pension scheme, induction training, performance management programme and Continuous Professional Development.
Visits to the school are welcomed. To make an appointment to visit, please telephone (stating the role for which you are applying): Mrs Linda Taylor, Abbey Court School, Rede Court Road, Strood, Kent ME2 3SP (01634 338236)
This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of appointment for post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service certificate.
Due to the conditions and complex needs of the pupils at Abbey Court School, continuity and consistency of support is paramount, and therefore candidates for all positions will need to commit to the full working hours of the post.
Closing date: 18 October 2019 3.30 pm
How to apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.