Speech and Language Therapist

(£22,354 – £31,213 per annum (FTE £26,419 - £36,889) Scale R5 – R7, Range 27-50)
Location: Brantridge School, Haywards Heath, RH17 6EQ Hours: Full (37 hours) or Part-Time hours considered, Term-Time Only

Closing Date: 29/08/2019


Job Description

SaLT Band 6 – Job Description

Person Specification

We are looking for someone who:

Has experience of working with pupils with complex learning difficulties;

Has knowledge of SEN including ASC/SLI/ADHD;

Has high level, in-depth understanding of the impact of social communication difficulties on pupil progress and achievement;

Is enthusiastic and strongly motivated to join a multi-disciplinary team;

Has experience of providing intensive specialist support;

Demonstrates an innovative and flexible working style;

Has some experience of delivering therapy within the education sector;

Is passionate about high quality education and support for children of all abilities;

Is a reflective practitioner;

Can work effectively with a range of professionals to achieve the best outcomes for the children;

Has excellent communication skills;

Behaviour Management training will be provided.

SaLT Band 6 – Person Specification

Further Information

Brantridge School is a special academy located in Staplefield, near Haywards Heath, designed to meet the educational, behavioural, care and therapeutic needs for up to 54 boys (age 6-12 years).  Our children have a range of special needs including Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) and Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC).

The School is part of Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust and it has established a strong reputation with children, parents and professionals alike in educating and caring for pupils with challenging behaviour and associated learning difficulties.  You will join a professional and dedicated educational team.

Application Guidance

For more information please contact Diane Brazier, School Business Manager by email: d.brazier@brantridge-school.co.uk

To apply, please send your completed application form to d.brazier@brantridge-school.co.uk  or by post to; Diane Brazier, School Business Manager, Brantridge School, Staplefield, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6EQ.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing Date: Thursday 29th August 2019

Interview Date: TBC

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments made are subject to a 6 month probationary period and an enhanced DBS check.

The School is fantastic, with wonderful staff and facilities. - Parent

My son has done amazingly well since attending Brantridge. He has improved academically and grown in confidence. I could not have wished for a better school for him. - Parent

My son started in September 2021 and he is very settled and understood by Brantridge School. - Parent

From my experience working with the school I have found them to have always been child focused and willing to adapt their provision to meet a child's specific needs. - Parent

It took us two years to find a SEN school for our son. He has been going to Brantridge School since February and he has come on leaps and bounds. - Parent

My son currently attends Brantridge School and is in your Year 5. He has progressed massively since starting here 2 1/2 years ago. - Parent

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