50 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    31 August 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,598.00 - £32,333.00 Annually (FTE) £28,598 - £32,333 Annually FTE

Speech and Language Therapist job summary

At Aspire school we believe that learning needs to be individual for all and aspirational for everyone. As a specialist provision for children with ASD and speech, language and communication needs we believe that communication is at the heart of the curriculum for all of our pupils. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Qualified Speech and Language Therapist, who is looking to gain experience working with children with a range of communication strengths and challenges, and wishes to be a driving force behind helping our pupils to be the best communicators they can be.

We are offering a rare opportunity to join our new, purpose-built environment, designed for our unique children. You will have the opportunity to join our established team, and use your knowledge and ideas to help shape the support we offer to all of the School community. There will also be the opportunity of working with and providing support to pupils and staff in mainstream schools within the Trust.

If you are experienced, enthusiastic and forward-thinking and have the passion to bring out and nurture the individual talents in our pupils, aged 4 -11 with ASD and speech and language needs, please apply.

You will be our desirable candidate if you:

  • are a qualified Speech and Language Therapist, with a passion for supporting children with additional needs, and their families;
  • have experience of delivering assessments and interventions in a range of approaches relating to ASD and speech and language needs;
  • have experience of working in mainstream and/or specialist schools;
  • thrive working in a friendly team with like-minded people;
  • have a positive sense of humour and attitude;
  • are a clear communicator with adults and children;
  • are a positive role model to all.

In return, we can offer:

  • A friendly and supportive team;
  • A therapy approach where you can focus on delivering tailored, individualised care to pupils, developing and using your own clinical judgement
  • Regular supervision and support to complete your NQP competencies;
  • Regular opportunities for multi-disciplinary working
  • A healthy work-life balance;
  • An inclusive environment where you feel valued;
  • Ongoing CPD opportunities and support to embed new skills;
  • A supportive Senior Leadership team;

This is a permanent term time only (38 weeks per year plus 5 training days), full or part-time Monday to Friday role.

CVs will only be accepted when accompanied by a fully completed online application form. No agencies please.

Bourne Alliance MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare for all children and preventing extremism. We expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. This post is subject to references and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Check. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches for publicly available information.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Aspire School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 11
School size
152 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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