Speech & Language Therapy Teaching Assistant

Phoenix School, London, E3 2AD

4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2023 Start or Earlier

  • Application deadline

    10 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

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

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Permanent | Term Time | 35 hours per week 8:45am – 3:30pm Inc. one evening until 5pm & one evening till 4pm

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

NJC Scale 4 Point 7-10 £24,705 - £26,064 Actual Starting Salary £21,250- £22,419 Pro-Rata

Speech & Language Therapy Teaching Assistant job summary

Phoenix is an outstanding special school that now accommodates 474 pupils across multiple sites, including the newly built Phoenix Upper School. The School is expanding its team to meet the increasing needs of the school, which is a result of substantial growth in pupil numbers in recent years. You will be joining an Outstanding School (Ofsted November 2018) with a strong senior leadership team and committed staff team.

We are looking to appoint experienced Teaching Assistants who will work within a class team and will have a key role in the implementation of Speech and Language programmes in the classroom.

You will:

  • Develop and prepare visual materials for therapy and classroom sessions.
  • Work under supervision of a Speech and Language Therapist and a class teacher.
  • Provide effective support to less experienced colleagues, modelling good practice.
  • Keep written records of pupil observations.
  • Assist in provision of training to staff and colleagues.
  • Carry out general Teaching Assistant responsibilities.

The post will include extensive in house and external training, to help further develop your skills with the opportunity to obtain further qualifications in Language and Communication. There will be support and supervision from the Speech and Language Therapy Department.

Pupils are aged between 3 and 19 and make very good progress with access to a broad, balanced and enriched curriculum. We are accredited National Autistic Society School and have been praised for our creative approach to working with children with autism and with their parents. The school has won a number of awards including the NASEN Parental.

Using the application form

How to apply:
To discuss the post further please contact Ciara McCone by email
ciara.mccone@phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk or call 020 8980 4740.

Application can be found on school website www.phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk
Please return your completed application to: recruitment@phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk
We do not accept CVs

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 10th October 2022
Shortlisting: 12th October 2022
Interview: 2nd / 3rd November 2022

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.

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Supporting documents

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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
Contact phone number

Special School for children with Autism

Arranging a visit to Phoenix School

To discuss the post further please contact Ciara McCone by email
ciara.mccone@phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk or call 020 8980 4740.

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