Therapy Assistants (Occupational, Physio and Speech and Language)

(Scale 3/4, £18,229 - £20,432 per annum (FTE £20,007 - £22,425 per annum) inclusive of London Weighting Allowance)
Location: You must be willing to travel across sites (e.g for meetings, supervision, cover staff sickness) as service needs require. Hours: 36 hours per week, Term Time plus 4 weeks in non-Term Time

Closing Date: 29/11/2018

Job Description

You will work closely with teaching staff, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, as well as supporting teaching staff in delivering therapy programmes/groups and use of specialised equipment.

OT Assistant – Occupational Therapy Assistant JD_PS_FI

Physio Assistant – Physiotherapy Assistant – JD_PS_FI

SaLT Assistant – Speech And Language Therapist Assistant – JD_PS_FI

Further Information

Orchard Hill College (the College) and Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (the Trust) together form Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT), a family of specialist education providers for pupils and students from nursery to further education across London, Surrey and Sussex.

Orchard Hill College was established in 1983 and has grown from a small hospital provision into an Outstanding College that operates from seven college centres across London and provides post-16 education for students with mild, moderate, severe and profound learning need. In 2013, the College established the Trust to share its expertise and provide services and support to specialist schools. The Trust is now home to 12 special schools across London, Surrey and Sussex.

We provide a non-residential, stimulating learning environment for students/pupils across a wide range of diagnoses including moderate/severe/and profound learning disabilities, Autism, physical disabilities, mental health and additional diagnoses.

We can offer you:

– 24 days annual leave to be taken outside of Term Time

– Local Government Pension Scheme

– Line management and clinical supervision

– A programme of continuing professional development

– Supportive and enthusiastic team

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

Application Guidance

To apply please send your completed application form to Please specify which role you wish to apply for.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: 12 noon on Wednesday 5th December 2018

Interview date: w/c Monday 10th December 2018

OHC&AT 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.

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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