Specialist/ Senior Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Full Time (working term time only and up to three weeks during school closure period) Part time/job share applications will be considered.

Annual Salary: £31,987 - £38,973 dependent on experience

I CAN Centre with Meath School, Ottershaw, Surrey

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic forward thinking Specialist / Senior Specialist Speech and Language Therapist who wants to develop their career, skills and knowledge in a specialist educational setting from Reception to end of Key Stage 2. You will enjoy the chance to work within a well resourced department with a small (10 -12 children) but complex caseload, where intensive therapy with pupils is encouraged.  You will workwith class groups, smaller groups and with individual children. You will support SLT colleagues to develop their skills through line management of Speech and Language Therapist/s or Speech and Language Therapy Assistant. You will have responsibility for or support with leading across school projects and areas of development.  You will be involved in training and outreach. If you believe you can help our learners to fulfil their potential at school, at home and in their communities and are looking for a fresh challenge, then this role may be just what you are looking for. We offer supervision, frequent CPD, strong collaborative practice and peer support.

I CAN’s Meath school is an outstanding special school committed to the highest quality integrated education, therapy and care. You will work collaboratively as part of strong and supportive multi-disciplinary team of Teachers, Therapists, Learning Support Assistants and Residential Care Officers. Meath School is a non-maintained day and residential school for pupils aged between 4 – 11 years, who have severe and complex speech, and language disorders (including high functioning ASD) with associated learning and/or behavioural difficulties.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Kayleigh Turner, Acting Head of Therapy on 01932 872302 email kturner@meath-ican.org.uk   

To find out more about Meath School and I CAN visit www.meathschool.org.uk  and www.ican.org.uk

To apply, please download an application pack download and email your completed application to SBM@meath-ican.org.uk

Closing date: 9th February 2021

Interviews: TBC

I CAN works within the government’s Covid-19 guidelines.

I CAN is passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons particularly Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately, we are not always able to respond to every applicant. If you have not received a response within four weeks of application, you have not been successful on this occasion.


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