SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPIST
£32,196 - £34,081 pa
41 hours per week, all year round
Bradstow is a creative and unique residential school for children between the ages of 5 & 19. It is situated in 13 acres of parkland just a few hundred metres from the sandy beaches of Broadstairs. We seek to meet the needs of children and young people with autism and severe learning difficulties with associated behaviours that may be challenging. We have achieved national recognition for our developments in Communication and Behaviour Management.
In this role you will lead a specialist Communication Team (Including the Learning Resources Centre) to support children and young adults with complex needs including Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Severe Learning Disabilities and associated challenging behaviours. This will be carried out in close collaboration with all contact staff and teams, to develop the students’ overall communication and language skills with a focus on functional skills in everyday life.
You will be required to take the lead on all communication and language issues at Bradstow, acting as the point of reference for educational and residential staff teams at all levels. You will also be responsible for providing support, guidance and professional development to child contact staff and families on developing functional communication skills.
For all posts we look for candidates who are mature, warm, creative and open to learning with a patient and caring attitude to deal sensitively with vulnerable children.
Benefits include a competitive pension, generous annual leave, excellent training and development opportunities and private healthcare.
To apply, please download an application pack from our website http://www.bradstow.wandsworth.sch.uk/careersbradstow/bradstowvacancies.html alternatively, you can email us at [email protected] or request an application pack by calling 01843 608727.
Interviews: To be confirmed
We look forward to hearing from you.