Speech and Language Therapist - Ascent Academies

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 04/09/2018 12:00
Salary £23,123 - £36,180 pa
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Ascent Academies
Closing date:
4 Sep
Further Information

The Ascent Academies Trust
Weymouth Road
Tel 0191 5536050

The Ascent Academies’ Trust is a partnership of five special academies in the North East, which provides and develops special needs provision across the region.
Post: Speech and Language Therapist
Salary: PT30 – PT47 (Band 6/7 equivalent)
Actual salary £23,123 - £36,180 pa
Hours: 37 hours per week, Term time only (39 weeks)
3 days at Hope Wood Academy, 2 days at Ash Trees Academy
Location: Hope Wood Academy and Ash Trees Academy

The Trust is committed to providing excellent speech, language and social communication skills to students. The post holder will develop the provision of speech & language therapy within the academies, working closely with staff, parents and a range of external professionals. The post holder will manage the communication needs of the whole academy along with an appropriate clinical caseload in each of the academies. The post holder will work with a communication assistant in each academy in order to support and deliver intervention.

We are seeking to appoint an individual with;
• Substantial experience of working within the field of Special Educational Needs (3-5 year)
• Experience of communication models
• Ability to deliver training and coaching to staff
• Ability to work on own initiative and form networks with other professionals
• HPC and RLSLT registration

There will be access to external clinical supervision on a 1:1 basis along with access to peer supervision groups within the North East. There will be access to support from SALT colleagues with the Trust as appropriate.
For further discussions about the post please contact: Diane Dixon SALT 0191 5536000
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people with Special Needs and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
An Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded from the website www.ascenttrust.org listed under job vacancies. Completed applications are to be returned via email to HR@ascenttrust.org or direct to Human Resources, Portland Academy, Weymouth Road, Sunderland SR3 2NQ. Candidates who have not been contacted by the interview date can assume they have been unsuccessful.
Closing date: Tuesday 4th September 2018 at 12 noon
Interview date: To be confirmed

Please note
This job is closed for applications.