Working for us

Let's make a difference, together

Our 170 employees believe in a world where all children have the communication skills they need to fulfil their potential. From teaching posts to administrator roles, specialist therapist positions to fundraisers, we have jobs available across our 3 locations in Nottinghamshire, Surrey and London as well as home working positions.

At I CAN, we are always happy to welcome applications and enquiries. If you are interested in employment opportunities at any of our locations, please explore our current opportunities below and read more about what it is like to work for I CAN!

  Our current opportunities  

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Our Organisation

At I CAN our work and people are spread across three main locations in the UK. Our two outstanding special schools for children with language disorder are in Ottershaw, Surrey and Rainworth, Nottinghamshire. Our charity’s head office is in Islington, London.

At I CAN we:

  • Provide outstanding education at our two special schools for children with language disorder.
  • Provide direct support to parents through our helpline and providing information and advice for parents and practitioners through our Talking Point website, supporting over 440,000 people each year.
  • Develop and distribute programmes across the UK for children with language delay.
  • Provide training materials, toolkits and learning platforms for the nation’s workforce who are responsible for the education and care of children with SLCN.
  • Provide clear and robust evidence from our work to influence policy makers and government.
  • Work in partnership with other organisations, we campaign for better information, advice and improved services to the hundreds of thousands of children and their families not receiving the speech, language and communication support they need.


  • Our rewards and benefits

    • Perkbox – Online and instore discounts and benefits ranging from retail to restaurants, cinema tickets, fitness and wellbeing support and much more!
    • Pension Scheme – Defined contribution pension scheme offered as a salary exchange arrangement. Teachers Pensions Scheme for all teaching positions in our schools.
    • Life Assurance
    • Flexible Working
    • Season ticket loan/bike loan for commuting to work
    • Free annual flu vaccinations
    • Opportunities for continuous professional development (CPD)
    • Annual leave - 28 days per year (including 3 Christmas closure days) plus all bank holidays

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