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Speech and Language Therapist (SALT)

  • Location: Tower Hamlets
  • Start date: 03 Sep 2018
  • Category: Secondary
  • Job reference: PE11033017
  • Branch: London Secondary North
  • Consultant: Amy Quaranta
  • Call: 020 3219 7730
Job description
Speech and Language Therapist (SALT)
Secondary School in Tower Hamlets are seeking a Specialist to join their Faculty.

To work across the Primary and Secondary Phases of the School to provide support for those students who have various levels of speech language and communication needs (SLCN).
The post holder will be responsible for identifying SLCN, and training staff to actively contribute to identification.
The post holder will actively develop the communication skills of all students as well as providing tailored, individual programmes and support for students whose speech and language needs are a barrier to progress.
The post holder will also assess students to identify specific needs and complete assessment reports when appropriate. The post holder will lead and deliver staff training to continue to develop competencies in how to support our pupils with SLCN.

Key Tasks:
To identify any students' speech and communication difficulties across school, including the screening of nursery and reception pupils, and the year 7 transition group
To devise and implement relevant interventions to improve the communication skills of students. This may be on a 1:1 basis, as a group intervention, or in the form of a closely supported and reviewed teaching assistant handover
To contribute to the CPD offer for teaching and support staff focused on understanding and developing speech and communication needs
Referring children to other professionals and agencies where appropriate in co-operation with the SENCO and NHS link speech and language therapist

Promote and implement equality and diversity
Participate in performance reviews and professional/personal development activities.
To undertake any other reasonable related duties as may from time to time be required by the Principal or SENCO.

Only Experienced Applicants with 2 references will be contacted.

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