Health and social care
NJC18 (£23,926 per annum)
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as a Therapy Assistant alongside the Senior Speech and Language Therapist (SLT) and Occupational Therapist (OT). Capella House is a new co-educational specialist school opened to secondary pupils in September 2019 at its Twickenham site. A Primary Department will open in September 2021 with a Key Stage 2 Class and an Infant assessment class. A special school for pupils aged 4 to 16 with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) as their primary need Capella House pupils may have other additional needs including ASD, ADHD, Sensory issues or Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. Classes will have up to 7 pupils and will be supported by HLTAs, TAs and Therapists.
We are looking for enthusiastic, committed and highly flexible candidates who have the motivation and ability to work collaboratively and actively contribute to shaping this new school. Capella House is an inclusive school so candidates must have strong communication skills, be fast learners and the ability to work as part of a highly skilled multidisciplinary team.
The Therapy Assistants will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to support the inclusion of speech and language therapy and occupational therapy within the classroom environment.
The Therapy Assistant will undertake a variety of tasks, including:
● supporting pupils to develop communication skills
● developing, preparing and maintaining therapeutic materials
● working with pupils, with regular monitoring and therapy programme adjustment by a Speech or Occupational Therapist
● supporting and facilitating group therapy activities both in class and in smaller groups
● preparing resources to support the environment in school and at home.
● supporting the clerical and administrative tasks
Applying for the job
Please apply on the website and send the application to the trusts HR- Georgia Birch. More on how to apply
If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.
13 pupils enrolled
4 to 19
About Capella House School
Capella House School is a unique Special meeting the needs of learners with Speech, Language and Communication who deserve very best support, opportunities encouragement in order to reach their full potential. Our school opened September 2019, new building great facilities.
Arranging a visit to Capella House School
You will be working in a friendly and supportive working environment and will be able to access training and development opportunities. You will access clinical supervision and peer support.
If you wish to visit the secondary school site or have an informal discussion with the Headteacher or SaLT prior to application, please ring the school to arrange a time.