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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, term time

Contract type


Pay scale

£35,392 - £42,618, depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will have:

  • Recognised Speech and Language Therapy degree level qualification
  • Registered member Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
  • Registered member of Health Professions Council
  • Well maintained portfolio highlighting CPD as in line with regulatory body standards
  • Experience of working with young people on the autism spectrum within a school setting
  • Experience of integrated working in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Training and presentation experience for staff teams and parents

The successful candidate will have:

  • Knowledge of professional standards and code of conduct and their application in practice
  • Working knowledge of standards of record keeping
  • Knowledge of and commitment to safeguarding
  • Knowledge of a range of assessment tools and appropriate interventions relevant to young people with ASC.
  • Knowledge of current evidence based practice and application to practice
  • Ability to supervise and delegate appropriate work to support staff and assess and follow up on impact
  • Good analytical and reflection skills, implementing findings into best practice
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate, support and proactively challenge others
  • Ability to use a range of IT
  • Good organisational and planning skills
  • Skills in prioritising and being flexible and adaptable to meet competing priorities
  • Awareness of standards of record keeping and confidentiality

The successful candidate will have:

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to use initiative and to think creatively and flexibly
  • Energy and enthusiasm
  • Negotiation and problem solving skills

The successful candidate will be:

  • Self-motivated and resilient
  • Willing to learn and self-reflect
  • Committed to participate in ongoing training and professional development

What the school offers its staff

  • A collaborative culture focused on student outcome
  • Extensive Training and mentorship to hone your craft
  • The chance to innovate therapy delivery
  • A compassionate team that feels like family
  • Access to a 24 hour Employee Assistance Programme, legal advice and other helpline services
  • Medicash healthcare scheme (free after two years in post)
  • Laptop and smartphone
  • Paid school holidays
  • An innovative and dynamic school with good established practices, a sound financial position and a future place of growth

Commitment to safeguarding

Peterhouse School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check with barred list information, the cost of which will be met by Autism Initiatives.

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About Peterhouse School

School type
Special school, ages 5 to 19
School size
66 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 19
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Peterhouse School is a non-maintained Specialist School for pupils with ASC aged 5-19 in Southport.
Peterhouse aims to provide a specialist environment which is flexible and responsive in fulfilling the academic, social, emotional and physical potential of all our young people, equipping them with the skills, knowledge and understanding to be a successful autistic adult.

Arranging a visit to Peterhouse School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email conny.brandt@aipeterhouse.org.

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