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Speech and Language Therapist

  • Location: London
  • Start date: 03 Jan 2018
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10964673
  • Branch: London Primary Central East
  • Consultant: Josh McAvinchey
  • Call: 020 3219 7735
Job description
A school in Newham require a specialist speech and language therapist to work within their specialist unit at the school. The unit works with around 12 Early Years to KS2 students, around half of which are currently non-verbal and all possess entirely unique needs and specialities. Within the unit is a highly experienced SEN teacher, who acts as mentor to a small team of teaching assistants, most of which have worked within the school for a number of years.
Many of the students within the unit have EAL, or include students with physical and learning disabilities, hearing loss/deafness, psychiatric disorders or dementia, as well as a range of conditions, including cleft palate, stammering, language delay and voice disorders.

Applicants must have the following qualifications, experience and attributes:
• Experience of working with EYFS and KS1severe SEN/non-verbal children in a classroom setting
• A high standard of communication skills with children or adults
• Experience working with primary aged children with SEN
• A high standard of communication skills with children or adults
• Commitment to professional development and a willingness to learn
• A passion for working with children and advocate of inclusive education
• Knowledge and Commitment to child Safeguarding
• The commitment and willingness to stay within the role for the entirety of the school year

Applicants with Team Teach, PECS and Makaton or similar CPD training are highly regarded

To be considered for this position you need to
• Have the right to work in the UK
• Provide 2 year's worth of professional or academic references

Protocol Education is fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. In addition, in reward for our candidates hardwork and commitment, we provide competitive rates of pay, a refer a friend scheme, candidate awards and end of term celebrations and access to Protocol's CPD portfolio.
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