Speech and Language Therapist:
Early Years Stronger Practice Hub at Bright Futures Educational Trust
2-year fixed term contract
We would welcome interest from applicants where the employer would be
open to a secondment arrangement
Speech and Language Therapist fulfils a specialist role in the delivery of the
Early Years Stronger Practice Hub. As part of the COVID 19 recovery programme,
the role supports the Head of Early Years Stronger Practice Hub (EYSPH) to
deliver the objectives and aims of the EYSPH and the other parts of the Bright
Futures Development Network.
will lead the delivery of the Speech and Language specific projects and
programmes that have been identified by key stakeholders eg. Greater Manchester
Combined Authority, Local Authorities etc. These projects are either delivered
through the Education Endowment Fund or local projects that fit the strategic
priorities of the area. The Speech
and Language Therapist will be responsible for overseeing accredited training,
EEF Projects and locally driven programmes. Supporting settings to deliver and
deploy a team of Specialist Leaders or consultants to support setting. They
will also support on the development of stakeholder engagement and
communication plans. This exciting role is varied and complex and candidates
will need to have the relevant qualifications, excellent organisation and the
ability to mentor and coach practitioners.
Please refer to the attached job pack for full details on the job description and person specification.
Terms and Conditions
Salary: NJC scale points 36 to 40 (Bright Futures scale Grade 9). The
full-time equivalent pay is £42,503 rising
to £46,549 per annum. The actual pay
based on the below working pattern commencing £18,197.64 rising to £19,929.93,
per annum actual pay. Pay progression is
linked to performance.
Working weeks: This is a great opportunity for flexible
working as the role will work 38 weeks during school term time and an
additional 1 week to be agreed. A total of 39 weeks.
Hours: 18.125 hours per week over 2 days.
Holidays: You will be paid for the prorate equivalent of 25
days, plus 8 public holidays. This
increases to 30 days plus 8 public holidays after 5 years’ service.
Pension: Local government
pension scheme. Please take a look at
the website: https://www.gmpf.org.uk/.
Other: We offer salary sacrifice schemes for
purchasing bikes used for travel to work and technology for personal use,
through monthly interest free salary deductions.
We also offer opportunities
for professional development.
For a full explanation of our employment offer please see the
booklet on our website:
How to Apply
We can only accept completed application forms,
rather than CVs. This is because the regulatory guidelines of
Keeping Children Safe in Education (2021), require us to check various details
of job applicants and an identical
application format for each candidate enables us to do this. We use a process
that does not identify personal
characteristics to the shortlisting panel. This is part of our commitment to
equalities and diversity.
NO AGENCIES PLEASE.
Our application form is available online, along
with the disclosure of criminal background form. Alternatively, you can click Apply Now on this
role via the current vacancies page of our website.
Please upload the forms by
09.00 a.m. Friday 17 February 2023. The selection will take place on Tuesday 21 February 2023. You
will be notified after the closing date whether you have been shortlisted.
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