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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    10 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • Pastoral, health and welfare

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Band 5 Equivalent to NJC SO1/SO2 (£37,575 - £41,286) Actual Salary Starting from £35,751 to £39,282 Band 6 Equivalent to NJC PO2/PO3 (£41,967 - £48,063) Actual Salary Starting from £39,930 to £45,730

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you an energetic and creative Speech and Language Therapist? Are you interested in embracing neurodiversity affirming therapy approaches? Are you looking to make a difference to the lives of Autistic young people? Looking to further your own professional development? If so, come and join our team!

We are expanding our therapy team and seek Speech & Language Therapists who want to support the development of our excellent provision for Autistic young people. Our therapy team will provide support and supervision with highly experienced and knowledgeable therapists. At Phoenix, there are many opportunities to work alongside our multi-disciplinary team.

What the school offers its staff

At Phoenix, we recognise that our staff members are our most valuable resource. We therefore invest time and money in a range of training and professional development opportunities. We also encourage and support staff to undertake research and develop specialisms in key areas of practice that interest them.

Split over three main sites with additional Satellite provisions, Phoenix supports young people aged between 3 and 19. We are an award-winning and “Outstanding” school (Ofsted, Nov 2018) accredited through the National Autistic Society and praised for our creative approaches. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people.

Further details about the role

How to apply:

The application form can be found on the School website www.phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk and TES

Please return completed application form to: recruitment@phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk

Closing Date: 9am 10th May 2024

Shortlisting Date: 13th May 2024

Interviews & Assessment Date: 22nd or 23rd May 2024

It will not be possible to re-arrange these dates.

If you are intending to apply, please ensure you are available to attend for an interview.

If you would like to discuss the post or visit please contact

Ciara McCone Ciara.mccone@phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

The Governing Body of the school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and staff. The Executive Headteacher must ensure that the highest priority is given to following all safeguarding guidance and regulations. The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS clearance. All of the school's Safeguarding and Child Protection policies are available on the school's website. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age.​

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About Phoenix School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
School size
469 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19

Special School for children with Autism

Arranging a visit to Phoenix School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ciara.mccone@phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk.

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