Aspiring Speech and Language Therapist - £23,000

Posted 31 October by Academics
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Salary icon £23,000 per annum
Location icon Cranleigh , Surrey

Aspiring Speech and Language Therapist - Surrey - Education - Learning Difficulties - SLD - Teaching Assistant - SEN - £23,000 + £1,000 bonus

Do you have a passion for supporting children with Learning Difficulties, including Autism, and Speech, Language & Communication needs?

This specialist built school in Cranleigh are looking for an Aspiring Speech and Language Therapist to support children aged 4-17 with mild to severe learning difficulties, including speech, language and communication needs, and autism.

This is an excellent way to get your 'foot in the door', providing the opportunity to work closely and network with other teams of professionals, gaining relevant experience, and expanding your knowledge and skillset. The Aspiring Speech and Language Therapist role will give you essential experience within a challenging yet rewarding setting.

Career progression routes include Speech and Language Therapy, Special Needs Teacher, Occupational Therapy and various Child Psychology and Educational Psychology routes.

A common feature for many children and young people with special educational needs is marginalisation and disadvantage, trauma, dysfunctional family relationships, low educational attainment and stigmatisation. Subsequently they face many barriers in life and are more 'at risk' of negative outcomes. As an Aspiring Speech and Language Therapist, you will be instrumental in providing consistency, and equipping children and young people with tools to ensure they feel safe, secure, empowered, and believe that they can succeed in life.

Job Role and Responsibilities of an Aspiring Speech and Language Therapist:

  • Assist the class teacher in providing the learning experience of students
  • Behaviour and pastoral support
  • Ability to build robust and effective relationships with students
  • Practical approach to meet the individual needs of students
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Caring, compassionate, and a good listener
  • Willing to work 1:1 and in small groups with students
  • Ensure safeguarding of students
  • Attend staff meetings and complete appropriate CPD

**Start date ASAP, trial days taking place to ensure the role and school is right for you
**Excellent on-site training, support and CPD is provided to ensure safeguarding of all students
**Mon-Fri, 8:30am-4.00pm PAYE, term time only
**£23,000 + £1,000 bonus
**You MUST have right to work in the UK in order to apply - no Visa sponsorship

Candidates registering with Academics Ltd will need to have or apply for an Enhanced DBS and/or overseas police check where appropriate

Apply now or contact Eleanor Chessun-Lawrence at Academics Ltd if interested in the Aspiring Speech and Language Therapist role:

Aspiring Speech and Language Therapist

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Application questions

Are you interested in working with vulnerable children and young people?
Are you a recent graduate?
Do you have experience working with children or young people?
Are you available to start ASAP?
Are you able to travel to Cranleigh?

Reference: 51531059

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