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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    8 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£35,202 - £41,060 approx* term-time only salary *This salary is based on 36 hours per week/40 weeks per year. £39,375 – £45,927 (full-time equivalent) Your salary will be discussed at appointment stage.

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who is able to help, support and bring out the best in our pupils who have severe, profound and/or complex needs. The successful candidate will be a qualified and experienced Occupational Therapist who is confident, enthusiastic and motivated. This is a pro-active role, working with the pupils within the classroom setting. You will be providing personalised, innovative and new ideas in order to obtain the best individual outcomes for our fantastic pupils.

What the school offers its staff

Hours/Weeks: 36 hours per week/40 weeks per year (term-time + 2 weeks), For the right candidate there could be some flexibility in hours or the possibility of some hybrid working. Should this be something of interest, this will be discussed at interview. However, please bear in mind that this is a pupil focused position and we will require the post holder to be on the premises working during pupil core hours (9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)

Grade: Scale 15 (equivalent to NHS Band 7)

Salary: £35,202 - £41,060 approx* term-time only salary, *This salary is based on 36 hours per week/40 weeks per year. £39,375 – £45,927 (full-time equivalent) Your salary will be discussed at appointment stage. The point on the scale will be assigned according to your experience and qualifications.

Commitment to safeguarding

Shenstone is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced DBS check and barring service check. We will also undertake an online search as part of our diligence.

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About Shenstone School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
174 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Email address

Shenstone School is an all-through specialist school for children and young people with severe and/or profound and multiple learning difficulties. We opened our doors to our secondary provision in September 2022, when we welcomed our first year 7 cohort. As a school community, we are thrilled to have the opportunity to extend our learning offer to year 7-13 by 2029. The Secondary site is situated in Belvedere. Although we currently have a temporary facility for our secondary students, a specially adapted secondary school is currently being built in Halt Robin Road, Belvedere. We hope our permanent site will be up and running next academic year; however, we are expanding to welcome two new Year 7 classes in September 2023. Our staff are passionate about providing the best opportunities and education to our students. Working in partnership with parents and carers, we successfully foster and develop a positive attitude in our young people and support them to have opportunities that will allow them to achieve beyond their expectations. The support and guidance students receive from staff gives them the confidence to learn independently and strive to achieve their most aspirational outcomes. The school positions itself as a centre of excellence for its students, parents/carers, staff, local authorities and the wider community. We aim to ensure that all students have the maximum opportunity to participate fully in society to enhance their life chances. We pride ourselves on ensuring that learning remains purposeful but is equally fun. We are committed to supporting the emotional health and well-being of all our students, staff and parents/carers, and we stand by our motto of “together we engage, thrive and achieve”. We are very proud of Shenstone School and our achievements which include: The Autism accreditation through the National Autistic Society, The Wellbeing Award for Schools, Outstandingly Happy School status, Move Centre of Excellence Award, National Online Safety Certified School status, and we are also an accredited Arts Award Centre. We continue to expand with new ideas and initiatives to maintain and improve services for students and staff. Staff at Shenstone School can access the following benefits: excellent induction and probation processes, comprehensive in-house training, competitive pension scheme, employee counselling services, vaccination programmes, on-site mental health first aid team and various other well-being and social activities.

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