Speech and Language Therapist - The Promise School

Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust, Okehampton, EX20 1PW

This job expired on 23 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2022

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Speech and Language Therapist - The Promise School job summary

To ensure best practice when supporting pupils across the Trust (primary and secondary) with complex speech, language and communication difficulties.

To support the development of staff, and provide training to Trust staff as directed, in the area of speech and language to ensure all trust schools are universally speech and language friendly.

To work collaboratively with our Special Educational Needs Coordinators (SENDCos) to ensure that the needs of vulnerable children and young people are met.

To promote the Trusts' vision for world class safeguarding, model excellent practice and ensure that all role emerging trainees adopt and adhere to safeguarding policy, protocol and practice.

To provide training and continuing professional development opportunities to Trust staff as directed.

To demonstrate specialist knowledge in speech and language therapy and support the development of other staff in this area.

Through Early Help or Annual Review processes and in close collaboration with Designated Safeguarding leads and/or SENDCo’s as appropriate and per policies to initiate and/or contribute to multi-agency case discussions and management in relation to complex cases when the need for this has been identified through assessment and observation, including child protection issues, ensuring a well-coordinated care plan and pathway.

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About Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust

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Multi-academy trust

The Promise School is a brand-new Free School, which is an all-through special school for children with SEMH, aged 4-16. Opening in September 2022, initially in interim accommodation on the sites of Okehampton Community College and St James C of E Primary School, before moving into the purpose-built brand-new school at Easter 2023. The school will initially open with 40 pupils, 20 in KS2 and 20 in KS3, before expanding to 70 pupils for the academic year 2023/24 and 100 pupils in the academic year 2024/25. 

The school will serve the West Devon and South Hams areas, with admissions through the local authority, through the EHCP process.  At the Promise, we will help all of our children and young people to acknowledge their past, build a successful future, and feel happy and safe in their present.   

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