Highly Specialised Speech and Language Therapist Band 6 or 7

(Band 6, Scale 7-14, £27,982.89 – £36,449.59 per annum; Band 7, Scale 15 – 18, £37,497.00 - £41,122.49 per annum )
Location: New Malden and Carshalton Centre Hours: 36 hours per week, Term Time plus 4 weeks

Closing Date: 29/03/2019

Job Description

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust provides a non-residential, stimulating learning environment for students across a wide range of diagnoses including moderate/ severe/ and profound learning disabilities, Autism, physical disabilities, mental health and additional diagnoses.

Newly expanded as an academy trust with an Outstanding Ofsted rating, our friendly and successful Therapy team works in partnership with lecturers/teachers and support staff in our further education provisions and Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust sites. This particular role will be based in our centres in New Malden and Carshalton.

Please click here for JD and PS for –

Band 6 – SALT Band 6 – JD PS 28.02.2019

Band 7- SALT Band 7 – JD PS 28.02.2019


Person Specification

We require experienced Speech and Language Therapists to work as part of our dynamic multi-disciplinary team (including Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Music/Arts Therapists) to support our students/pupils in accessing all aspects of the curriculum, as well as liaising with parents/carers and other external professionals and agencies. You will work closely with teaching staff, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, as well as instructing and supporting teaching staff in delivering therapy programmes/groups and use of specialised equipment. You will also deliver training to other staff.

Further Information

We can offer you:

Local Government Pension Scheme

Line management and clinical supervision

A programme of continuing professional development

Supportive team

Opportunities to develop skills and competencies in working with students/children with a range of ages and diagnoses within the academy trust

Application Guidance

To apply for this role please download an application form and  please send your completed application form to

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

If you have any queries or wish to have an informal discussion please ring Shikara Rajballi (Therapy Lead) on 07983589596 or Elisavet (Lisa) Lazaridou (SaLT) 0345 402 0453 Ext 7411/7626.

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date for applications: 5 p.m. on 29th March 2019

Note – Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body in these circumstances, would not satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test.

As a result of outstanding teaching, over time students make excellent progress and develop the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their goals.
Ofsted November 2019

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