This role gives you the opportunity to work as part of a trans-disciplinary team and be responsible for managing the speech and language therapy needs of a group of students.
About Ingfield Manor
Ingfield Manor is a day and weekly boarding school for 60 disabled pupils aged three to 19. A good school with outstanding features (Ofsted Nov 2013) with ambition to become outstanding, and an outstanding school for care (Ofsted every year to date). Ingfield Manor is a school at the forefront of Conductive Education in this country, with staff who work in trans-disciplinary teams, meeting all the pupils’ needs throughout their waking day.
About the role
This is an exciting and rewarding place to work with developments in the area of Alternative and Augmented Communication (AAC), supporting our older students to develop their functional communication and overall independence as they mature into adults. We are looking for someone to work with our secondary and 16 plus students.
You will have knowledge and skills in at least one of the following areas, AAC, dysphagia, or neurological impairments.
This role gives you the opportunity to work as part of a trans-disciplinary team and be responsible for the management of the speech and language therapy needs of the students. This will include providing direct, indirect and group therapy to promote students’ independence and access to the curriculum.
There is an emphasis on active learning and providing recommendations, training to the team and advice to families. The school has a national reputation for the development of AAC, and our teams include Speech and Language Therapists, Teachers, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Conductors, Conductor Assistants and Team Members.
We expect all candidates to share our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. School holidays apply and are paid in full. Single accommodation available.