Advanced Speech and Language Therapist (maternity cover)

Churchwood Primary Academy, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN38 9PB

10 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    29 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (1 year)

Salary

East Sussex Grade 12 - £37,776 - £39,288

Advanced Speech and Language Therapist (maternity cover) job summary

Churchwood Primary Academy is looking to appoint an Advanced Speech and Language Therapist to work within our specialist SEN unit for pupils with ASD and associated speech and language communication needs.  This is a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.   

The successful candidate will be involved in supporting pupils with accessing all aspects of the curriculum, as well as liaising with parents and carers and other external professionals and agencies. You will work closely with the SEN Unit Lead Teacher, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, as well as instructing and supporting support staff in delivering therapy programmes/groups and use of specialised equipment.

Churchwood is a one-form entry primary school situated in the picturesque setting of Church Wood in St Leonards on Sea. We have a large playing field, our own Forest School, a Woodland Playground and two acres of beautiful woodland. We have up to 300 children who are organized into single age classes including our thriving Nursery. 

We can offer:

A happy, caring academy ethos – ‘At Churchwood Everyone Can!’
A supportive, well established and driven team committed to doing their very best for our pupils
Extensive CPD opportunities working within our academy and across other Trust schools
Excellent classroom and site resources

Applying for the job

Please apply for this post via our website at https://careers.brightonacademiestrust.org.uk

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About Churchwood Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
249 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

About the University of Brighton Academies Trust

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is the fifth largest multi-academy trust in the south east, with 15 infant, primary and secondary schools all graded by Ofsted as Good or Outstanding. We educate 7,700 children aged 3 months to 16 years and employ 1,200 staff across East and West Sussex.

Excellence, innovation and integrity are the values that guide us.  We work collaboratively to help our pupils and everyone connected with our academies achieve excellence. By working together, sharing insights and best practice our schools support each other to improve.  Read more about our vision and values.

The University of Brighton is our sponsor.  We work closely with the University’s School of Education: in 2019 it was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted for all Initial Teacher Training and was awarded the Student Union’s school of the year.

Benefits we offer

We value our staff, investing in their training and development at all stages of their careers.

We place particular importance on providing opportunities for you to learn and grow, with a package that includes an annual personal development day, job-related apprenticeships to enhance your skillset, open access online training courses, and scholarships run in collaboration with the University of Brighton.  And when the time is right for you to take the next step in your career, we can help you to find the right opportunity in one of our 15 schools.  

The other benefits we offer including our generous public sector pension schemes and family friendly policies are designed to support you with work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life.

Key dates

Closing date: 22 May 2022

Interview date: 26 May 2022

Proposed start date: September 2022

Our commitment

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We welcome applications from all members of the community. The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices.

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